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IPCC: Greenhouse gas emissions continue to accelerate

Thursday, April 17, 2014

A report released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change this month found that greenhouse gas emissions have accelerated between 2000 and 2010, rising to an unprecedented level. 

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Spotlight: Paycheck Fairness Act

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Articles: Equal pay bill for women fails in the Senate List of 44 Senators who voted against equal pay for women

GM CEO Mary Barra. SOURCE: commerce.senate.gov

GM CEO Mary Barra non-committal on compensating victims of defective ignition switch

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

General Motors CEO Mary Barra declined to tell Congress whether the automaker will compensate victims of the defective ignition switch, which has been linked to at least 13…

NHTSA's Acting Administrator David Friedman. SOURCE: commerce.senate.gov

NHTSA accuses General Motors of concealing information linking airbag non-deployment to ignition switch defect

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration accused General Motors of concealing critical information linking airbag non-deployment to the ignition switch defect that prompted a recall of more than…

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Missouri). SOURCE: commerce.senate.gov

McCaskill questions whether secret settlements obscured extent of GM’s ignition switch problems

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Although General Motors had known about problems with its ignition switches suddenly turning off as early as 2003, it took the company more than a decade – and…

Timeline of General Motors ignition switch recall

Monday, April 14, 2014

February 2002:  GM approved the production of the (now-recalled) ignition switch even though a dozen performance tests conducted by Delphi Automotive, the parts manufacturer, showed that “the switch…

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Spotlight: General Motors ignition switch recall

Monday, April 14, 2014

Articles: GM CEO Mary Barra non-committal on compensating victims of defective ignition switch NHTSA accuses General Motors of concealing information linking airbag non-deployment to ignition switch defect McCaskill…

Equal pay bill for women fails in the Senate

Thursday, April 10, 2014

A bill that would protect women from pay discrimination failed in the Senate yesterday with a vote of 53 to 44.

List of 44 Senators who voted against equal pay for women

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

List of 44 Senators who voted against the Paycheck Fairness Act – S. 2199 – on April 9, 2014:

Sen. Jack Reed (D-Rhode Island) SOURCE: reed.senate.gov

Senate approves 5-month extension of federal emergency unemployment compensation

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

The Senate yesterday voted to extend the federal emergency unemployment compensation for months.