They are no longer closely aligned with the Republican Party and face increasing pressure to wield their considerable influence on issues such as voting rights, income equality and climate change.
– The Wall Street JournalPresident Biden has added the Protecting the Right to Organize Act to his infrastructure proposal.
The movement to eliminate plastic bags had been advancing in the past few years, with states from New York to California banning them. But the pandemic gave fuel to critics and the plastic industry, who cited supply problems and fears of germ transmission early in the crisis, and who now argue that bag bans burden struggling businesses.
– The Wall Street Journal