U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

EPA rules would hurt lower-income: My Word

EPA rules would hurt lower-income: My Word

I'm the president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, co-founded by the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Many people forget that King advocated for poor families, regardless of their race or religion, and I believe that he would find it troubling today to see that millions of Americans are still struggling to find financial security. From my travels through Florida, Georgia and other Southern states, I recognize that many good, middle-class jobs are being lost. I often wonder how families are managing to keep food on their table, and to buy needed medicine, clothes and household items. As if these everyday realities weren't enough, families may soon face an...