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Budget Bullets Article
The Treasury Building is seen in Washington. The United States faces a nearly $1.5 trillion federal deficit that will require making smart decisions about where to cut spending. (AP/J. Scott Applewhite)

Budget Bullets

CAP’s Doing What Works team launches a weekly series about how to reduce the national deficit while boosting government efficiency.

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The First Step Report

The First Step

Michael Ettlinger, Michael Linden, and Reece Rushing on what we can do to address the long-term federal budget deficit.

Michael Ettlinger, Michael Linden, Reece Rushing

Doing What Works Report
Spending programs delivered through tax expenditures should be subject to the same level of scrutiny as direct spending programs. We should make sure tax expenditures are efficiently delivering desired results. Tax expenditures that don’t work or are misguided should be scrapped—just the same as ineffective spending programs. (AP/Susan Walsh)

Doing What Works

A report by John D. Podesta and Reece Rushing stresses on the importance of transforming and modernizing government from top to bottom.

John Podesta, Reece Rushing

The Recovery Act Is Working Article
Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, right, makes remarks as other panelists listen during the jobs competitiveness listening and action session Wednesday, August 31, 2011, in Portland, Oregon. (AP/Rick Bowmer)

The Recovery Act Is Working

The latest GDP figures and the many jobs preserved are just the first indications that the president’s economic stimulus program is working, writes Reece Rushing.

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Reproductive Roulette
Reproductive health in the United States is headed in the wrong direction; fertility problems, miscarriages, preterm births, and birth defects are all increasing. (iStockphoto)

Reproductive Roulette

Presentation from Reece Rushing shows how reproductive health is declining in the United States while dangerous chemicals are on the rise, and how we can forge a new way forward.

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Open Source Recovery Article
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs speaks to reporters in the White House press room on January 29, 2009 about the passing of President Obama's stimulus plan by the House yesterday. The plan requires regular, public reports and disclosure of detailed data on investments made and progress achieved. (AP/Ron Edmonds)

Open Source Recovery

Reece Rushing comments on the accountability and transparency measures the Obama administration is taking with the economic recovery plan.

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Catching Crumbling Infrastructure Article

Catching Crumbling Infrastructure

The Minneapolis bridge collapse underscores need to modernize infrastructure monitoring, writes Reece Rushing for Science Progress.

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