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U.S. Rep. Greg Casar stages “thirst strike” to advocate for federally mandated water breaks in extreme heat

There are no federal or state requirements that people who work outside receive paid water breaks. Casar, an Austin Democrat, wants to change that.

Freshman U.S. Rep. Greg Casar, D-Texas, walks down the House steps on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2022, in Washington, D.C.

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