Stronger Emissions Standards Announced for Heavy-Duty Vehicles


Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, U.S. Senator Tom Carper, joined U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan, as well as clean air and labor leaders in announcing new standards to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) from heavy-duty vehicles. This would start in the 2027 model year. Sen.…

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US Sen Carper / Weekly Democratic Address


Following the Trump administration asking the Supreme Court to strike down the Affordable Care Act, last week Senator Carper delivered the Weekly Democratic Address. In the Address, Senator Carper discussed the economic and physical toll the COVID-19 pandemic is taking on workers and families and emphasizes that Americans need health care more than ever. Senator…

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Federal Government to Get Back to Business


President Trump today announced that he will support a short-term spending bill to re-open the government, temporarily ending the partial government shutdown that has dragged on for more than a month — in spite of a day earlier saying Republicans would not “cave” on his demands for funding for a wall on the southern border. …

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