Joint letter to the Maryland General Assembly re the Environmental Transparency and Accountability Act
Joint letter from the Chesapeake Legal Alliance, Center for Progressive Reform, Environmental Integrity Project, and Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Inc., to the Members of the Maryland General Assembly in support of the Environmental Transparency and Accountability Act, March 2, 2020.
Author(s): Matt Shudtz
Sarah Krakoff's Testimony on Tribal Cultural Sites and Border Wall Construction
Sarah Krakoff's February 26, 2020, testimony before the House Natural Resources Committee's Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States on harm done to tribal cultural sites during construction of President Trump's southern border wall.
Author(s): Sarah Krakoff
Joint letter on the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act (FAIR Act)
CPR joined dozens of other national consumer organizations calling on House leadership to support the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act (FAIR Act). The bill would prevent companies from forcing aggrieved workers, consumers, servicemembers, nursing home residents, and small businesses into secretive, company-controlled, rigged, private arbitration systems to settle disputes.
Statement Of Principles For Environmental Justice Legislation
Letter to Chairman Raúl Grijalva and Rep. Donald McEachin of the House Committee on Natural Resources offering support and comments on a proposed statement of principles for environmental justice legislation, from CPR's Richard Murphy, Sidney Shapiro, and James Goodwin, August 24, 2019.
Author(s): Richard Murphy, Sidney Shapiro, James Goodwin
Joint Letter on Heat Stress Legislation
Read a joint letter from 100+ organizations, including CPR, in support of the Asuncion Valdivia Heat Illness and Fatality Prevention Act (HR 2668), directing OSHA to issue a standard on the prevention of excessive heat in the workplace, July 17, 2019.
Author(s): Katie Tracy
Joint Letter urging back pay for federal contractors who went without pay during the federal government shutdown
In a joint letter signed by 60+ organizations, CPR urges congressional leaders to provide back pay for federal contractors who went without wages during the federal government shutdown, February 4, 2019.
Author(s): Katie Tracy
Joint Letter to Senate Majority Leader McConnell calling for an end to the government shutdown, January 23, 2019.
Letter to leaders of the Maryland House Committee on Economic Matters re requiring state contractors to develop worker safety and health plans.
Joint Letter to Members of Congress from the Clean Budget Coalition urging passage of remaining FY19 appropriations bills without "poison pill" ideological policy riders
Joint Letter to Members of Congress from the Clean Budget Coalition urging passage of remaining FY19 appropriations bills without "poison pill" ideological policy riders, November 13, 2018.
Joint Letter to House and Senate Agriculture Committee opposing hazardous chemical handling provisions in Farm Bill
Joint Letter to House and Senate Agriculture Committee Chairs and Ranking Members from Tom McGarity, Sid Shapiro, and Rena Steinzor opposing section of the House Farm Bill (H.R. 2) that would codify exemption of high-risk retail facilities that sell hazardous chemicals to commercial end users from OSHA’s Process Safety Management standard, September 24, 2018.
Author(s): Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, Rena Steinzor