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WORC Files Injunction to Stop Secret Royalty Policy Committee Meetings

On January 16th, WORCand Democracy Forward Foundation, argued in federal district court that the U.S. Department of Interior must stop convening any meetings or conducting any further business of the Royalty Policy Committee (RPC) until it balances the committee’s industry-dominated membership, opens secretive subcommittee meetings, and discloses committee-members’ conflicts of interests.

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Youth Voter Interns Boost Voter Registration

Colorado high school students are breaking voter registration records and having fun doing it. Written by Jeriel Clark of Western Colorado Alliance. Starting with 15 interns this summer, our Western Slope Youth Voter Initiative has since doubled in size to … Continued

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Four Reasons Why NAFTA 2.0 is a Bad Deal

We still have time to make it work for rural America, if we act now. Today, the United States, Mexico, and Canada formally signed a renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in Buenos Aires at the G20 economic summit. … Continued