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Republicans take aim at climate change regulations

By Michael Knigge
January 28. 2015

Congressional Republicans are in tune with their constituents. A new Pew poll found that Republicans have a highly favorable view of the Department of Defense, the CIA and NASA. They are much less fond of certain other governmental bodies like the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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How Green Is Barack Obama?

Politico Magazine
December 4, 2014

President Obama’s sixth year in office might be his greenest yet, with new Environmental Protection Agency rules to reduce power plant emissions and ozone pollutants, plus what he called a “historic” climate agreement with China. Some even say these are the boldest environmental steps the United States has taken since the 1970 Clean Air Act.

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Extreme Weather Events are the New Normal: New Jersey Must Plan Ahead

By Catharine A Kapura
Commerce: The Business Of New Jersey
November 6, 2014

“It is important for New Jersey to plan ahead for rising sea levels, increasingly frequent and severe storms, and the potential for drought and floods,” says Goc. Whitman, a principal at The Whitman Strategy Group.

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Republican EPA Chiefs to Congress: Act on Climate

By Dina Cappiello
Associated Press
June 23, 2014

Top environmental regulators for four Republican presidents told Congress on Wednesday what many Republican lawmakers won’t: Action is needed on global warming.

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4 former Republican EPA chiefs laud power plant rule in Senate hearing: E&E News

By Jean Chemnick
E&E News
June 18, 2014

Four former Republican U.S. EPA administrators praised the agency’s climate change rule for existing power plants today in a Senate hearing room packed with coal miners expressing fear that the proposal would strangle their industry.

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Reagan, Nixon, and Bush Officials Push Congress to Act on Global Warming

By Jason Plautz
National Journal
June 18, 2014

Cabinet members from four Republican administrations Wednesday made a plea for federal action to address climate change, citing new evidence that public opinion is shifting in favor of it.

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Republican former EPA chiefs press Congress to act on climate change

By Andrew Restuccia
June 18, 2014

Four Republican former EPA chiefs called on Congress on Wednesday to combat climate change, challenging GOP lawmakers’ hostility to measures that would rein in carbon pollution.

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Christine Whitman recalls her 1995 GOP State of the Union response

By Michael A. Memoli
LA Times
January 28, 2014

WASHINGTON — Republicans accused of waging a “war on women” attempted to send a message to the nation with the selection of Washington state Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the top woman in GOP leadership and a mother of three, to deliver the party’s response Tuesday night to President Obama’s State of the Union address.

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Gov. Christine Todd Whitman Shares Perspectives on Government and Policy with MCCC Political Science Students

By Wendy Humphrey
Princeton Packet
December 11, 2013

West Windsor, N.J. – What could be a better way to learn about politics and government than by hearing from those who do it for a living? That was the premise for Leonard Winogora, Senior Instructor in the Social Sciences, as he developed the curriculum for his State and Local Politics (POL 102) course this fall.

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Christine Todd Whitman, NJ women lead Monmouth University forum on equal pay

By Carol Gorga Williams
Asbury Park Express
November 21, 2013

EST LONG BRANCH — In 1963, when President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act, women made 59 cents for every $1 men made for the same jobs.

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