Eyes on Washington week ending 09.22.17

The U.S. and The Paris Agreement The United States could remain in the Paris climate accord under the right conditions, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said last Sunday, signaling a shift in tone from the Trump administration, which angered allies with its decision to pull out of the agreement. Apparently, Trump is willing to work … Continue reading Eyes on Washington week ending 09.22.17

Eyes on Washington week ending 09.15.17

Shhhhh! Climate change may be related to historic 2017 hurricane season Scott Pruitt, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, says it is insensitive to discuss climate change in the midst of deadly storms. Tomás Regalado, the Republican mayor of Miami whose citizens raced to evacuate before Hurricane Irma, says if not now, when? “This … Continue reading Eyes on Washington week ending 09.15.17

Eyes on Washington week ending 09.08.17

USDA Seeks Public Input on Updates to Animal Welfare Act Licensing Requirements In a press release issued on August 23rd, the USDA announced in conjunction with the 51st anniversary of the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) that the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue asked for input from the public to help determine potential updates to … Continue reading Eyes on Washington week ending 09.08.17