In 2019, another legal and social crossroads looms for the United States where gender discrimination endures unabated. To date, 37 states have ratified the ERA. In 2019, the historic 38th was expected to involve either Virginia or Arizona’s State legislatures to no avail. How will gender equality fare in Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina and elsewhere?
In rapid-response, Caplan’s strategy defended the jobs of 9,000 government scientists, engineers, lawyers and others from a hostile, anti-science White House. Forced retirements and a hiring freeze had a cooling effect on the federal workforce responsible for protecting public health and the environment.
Since 2009, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) limits dangerous power plant pollution. It also fuels investment in clean energy by making polluters pay to pollute.