Don’t Close Open-Government Sites
Pratap Chatterjee reports on how slashed funding for important transparency initiatives risks harming government efficiency.
This is the latest in a weekly series of talking points from CAP’s Doing What Works team showing how we can make smart budget cuts that boost government efficiency—not gut essential services.
Building on a Successful Recovery.gov
The Obama administration’s new Campaign to Cut Waste promises to build on the successes of the 2009 Recovery Act and usher in a new era of transparency and accountability over government spending, write Julia Kantor and Sam Ungar.
This is the latest in a weekly series from CAP’s Doing What Works team showing how we can make smart budget cuts that boost government efficiency—not gut essential services.
The latest in a weekly series of talking points from CAP’s Doing What Works team shows how we can make smart budget cuts that boost government efficiency.
CAP’s Doing What Works team launches a weekly series about how to reduce the national deficit while boosting government efficiency.
Eliminating Big Oil Tax Loopholes Won’t Lead to a Tax Increase
Seth Hanlon and Daniel J. Weiss explain why oil company lobbyists are wrong when they claim that ending handouts to companies will increase taxes.
An Hour with the Secretary
James Hairston and Jitinder Kohli discuss how agencywide town halls at HUD improve communication, connect offices across the country, and hold senior leadership accountable.
Bay State Takes Lead in Innovation Finance
Kristina Costa takes a look at the first state to pursue an innovative idea that could transform the way social programs are financed.
Evaluating and Improving the Contract System
Pratap Chatterjee testifies about the contracting process before the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Big Oil’s Misbegotten Tax Gusher
Seth Hanlon shows how oil and gas companies are poised to reap more than $70 billion in tax breaks over the next 10 years, even as they rake in billions in profits that are squeezing ordinary Americans at the pump.
A Comment on Public Service
James Hairston and Jitinder Kohli discuss how a worker-recognition initiative at HUD can and should be replicated governmentwide.