On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria wiped out the electricity on the entire island of Puerto Rico. Six months later the lights are still off for too many people. In this episode, by hearing highlights of Congressional testimony from Puerto Rico’s government officials and through stories of Jen’s recent trip to the island, learn the good news and the bad news about life right now on Puerto Rico.
In February, the House passed a package of ten bills that give away or sell Federal land, most of them so that private interests can use our land for profit. Continue reading
This week the House of Representatives passed a government funding bill that allegedly “defunds ObamaCare” but… not really. They also tried to cut food stamps, push nuclear power, exempt mining from environmental regulations, and more… Continue reading