The New American Dream—Stable Income

From the Community Action Association of Pennsylvania (http://www.thecaap.org): Recent studies show middle and lower-class Americans have shifted focus away from the traditional American Dream of upward mobility. Americans are instead striving for a stable income without unpredictable spikes and dips … Continued

PAIPL Shares Challenge, Inspiration, Toolkit, and Events on Climate Advocacy

From Pennsylvania Interfaith Power and Light (http://www.paipl.org): The end of August is a time of transition, even for those no longer connected to an academic calendar.  Friends with access to farmers markets (or green thumbs and good soil) are enjoying … Continued

Social Media Manager—Project on Government Oversight

Founded in 1981, the Project on Government Oversight (POGO) is a nonpartisan independent watchdog that champions good government reforms. POGO’s investigations into corruption, misconduct, and conflicts of interest achieve a more effective, accountable, open, and ethical federal government. Description We … Continued

Lawmakers Question Interior Secretary Over Whistleblower Reassignment

Posted at http://www.pogo.org/blog/2017/08/lawmakers-question-interior-secretary.html August 17, 2017 Joel Clement, a whistleblower who until recently served as director of the Interior Department’s Office of Policy Analysis. (Photo provided by Wilkenfeld Law) Bringing further attention to one of the most high-profile whistleblower cases to arise … Continued

Conservatives Oppose Decreased Oversight of Oil and Gas Industry

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-08-18/environment/conservatives-oppose-decreased-oversight-of-oil-and-gas-industry/a59064-1 August 18, 2017 – Andrea Sears, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window One proposal in the Pennsylvania Senate’s budget bill would outsource review of oil and gas permits to private companies. (lalabell68/Pixabay) HARRISBURG, Pa. … Continued

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