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U.S. Highway 101 Expansion, San Mateo, California

Highway 101 in the San Mateo area has suffered from congestion for decades and has undergone many projects to add road capacity – including seven projects to add auxiliary lanes since 1997. Yet today, congestion is as bad as ever, often slowing to a crawl at rush hour.

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Unsafe used cars for sale

Our research uncovered numerous used cars with unfixed recalls for sale. 

Unsafe Used Cars for Sale

Unrepaired, recalled vehicles at AutoNation dealerships

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Vital and Undervalued

As the pandemic has painfully reminded us, our entire society depends on caregivers, yet we undervalue the vital contributions of unpaid family caregivers. It benefits all of us when it is possible for people to care for their loved ones who need care, so we should increase support for family caregivers.

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Widening I-70 in Denver, Colorado

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Widening I-94 Through Detroit, Michigan

Michigan highway planners want to spend $2.7 billion to widen Interstate 94 through the heart of Detroit, saying that the existing road needs not just resurfacing and better bridges, but also more capacity. State officials continue to push forward with the project despite Detroit’s rapid population loss and other woes, and despite the fact that traffic volume on the stretch of road being considered for expansion is no higher than it was in 2005. Expanding the highway might even make Detroit’s economic recovery more difficult by further separating two neighborhoods that have been leading the city’s nascent revitalization.

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Widening I-95 Across the State, Connecticut

Along-dormant idea for a multi-billion-dollar expansion of I-95 is being promoted by the state’s governor as a fix for congestion, despite official studies dating back to 2002 recommending against any expansion of the highway, saying it would make congestion worse, extend traffic delays and increase pollution.

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Zero Hunger

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Zero Out Toxics

We’re working in communities, in states and with companies to zero out the toxic chemicals that put our health and environment at risk.

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