Our homes are filled with toxic chemicals1 that studies have shown to have dangerous health effects on our families. The effects are so widespread that many doctors and scientists refer to this as a "silent epidemic."
While a rule was proposed in 2011, it was seriously inadequate, and would not have significantly changed existing Wall Street pay practices. More than five years later, we are still waiting for the release of a more credible proposal.
Improving our transportation system is an economic imperative. Not only are our roads and bridges in disrepair, but traffic congestion costs the U.S. economy tens of billions of dollars in wasted time, productivity, and competitiveness.