Is your city one of the top 50 in the country where the combination of pollen, ozone and climate change are making allergy symptoms especially severe? (Washington Post)
QUOTE OF THE DAY
“Starving rail of funding will not enable safer train travel,” U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey (D – NY).
One-fifth – House Republicans last night voted to slash about one-fifth of Amtrak’s budget and fought off attempts to provide money for advanced speed control technology. (Politico)
Wrong – The Pope’s highest advisor says U.S. critics are wrong to say the Pope and the church don’t have a role to play on climate change. (Bloomberg)
All out attack – Senator Capito yesterday introduced a bill attacking the Clean Power Plan. Her legislation would overturn the Obama administration’s landmark climate regulations. (The Hill)
Wrong for Missouri – The Missouri legislature has sent a right-to-work bill to Governor Jay Nixon’s desk. (AP)