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Is this the message Congress is sending to kids? (flickr | annshi)

House Transportation Bill Would Defund Programs to Help Kids Walk to School Safely

2/2/2012 // By Hillary Tipton

The House Transportation and Infrastructure committee released its transportation bill yesterday, and it’s already been billed “a march of horribles” that would strip funding from public transit, urban improvements for the safety of bikers and pedestrians, and would eliminate Safe …

Fines, Civil Fines, and Statistics around the BP Oil Spill

5/26/2010 // By Max Greenberg

Just how much oil is spewing into the Gulf of Mexico daily? Who’s gonna foot the bill? What, exactly, will they be paying for, and how much? It seems like BP had their answers to those questions worked out weeks …