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Instead of supporting the expansion of I-35, Austin should redirect funds toward expanding public transportation to provide residents with robust alternatives to driving.
Oct 10, 2023
Please join the Center for American Progress for a panel discussion with experts on best practices for reducing administrative burden and increasing access to the services and programs individuals and their families need.
Sep 14, 2023
Sam Berger, Carolyn Barnes, Michelle Evermore, 2 More
Cindy Long, Lily Roberts
Five clean energy infrastructure examples span a range of recent projects nationwide and demonstrate best practices for improving infrastructure projects.
Sep 7, 2023
Edward (Ted) Boling, Kerensa Gimre
Five clean energy infrastructure examples show how public engagement and environmental review work to improve infrastructure projects, not slow them.
Passage of the Preventing a Patronage System Act is critical to allow civil servants to do their jobs and to ensure the federal government’s stability, reliability, and authority in domestic functions and international relations.
Dec 2, 2022
Former President Trump didn’t just abscond with classified material he wasn’t allowed to have; he may have gravely harmed U.S. national security at the same time.
Aug 22, 2022
Alan Yu, Peter Juul
This report assesses how the Open Government Partnership—an innovative experiment in multilateral cooperation—is faring after four years and offers recommendations going forward.
Mar 17, 2016
Molly Elgin-Cossart, Trevor Sutton, Kathryn Sachs
Kristina Costa and Michael Linden point out the absurdities in conservative arguments that regulations are holding back our economy, not lack of demand.
Oct 21, 2011
Kristina Costa, Michael Linden
Gadi Dechter explains new SEC disclosure rules and what steps can be made toward improving them.
Sep 30, 2011
House conservatives’ claim that 10 rules are preventing job growth falls apart when you look at the numbers, writes Kristina Costa. But the consequences are clear.
Sep 12, 2011
The new “cop on the beat” for consumers of financial products faces more challenges ahead, but it’s a fight worth having, argues Gadi Dechter.
Jul 21, 2011
Pratap Chatterjee reports on how slashed funding for important transparency initiatives risks harming government efficiency.
Jun 16, 2011
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.
Jun 14, 2011
Julia Kantor, Sam Ungar
As government programs face greater scrutiny, the new GPRA framework could put more officials in the accountability hot seat. But it's also an opportunity for agencies to restore the public's trust in government, writes John Griffith.
Apr 1, 2011
John Podesta testifies before the Senate Budget Committee Task Force on Government Performance on the GRPA Modernization Act of 2010.
Mar 16, 2011
Jitinder Kohli sets out five lessons for the Obama administration from his experience working on similar reforms in Britain.
Jan 19, 2011
Reece Rushing examines the president’s new reforms as the Obama administration braces for conservative attacks.
The new Partnership Fund for Program Integrity Innovation could generate creative solutions to a problem that has long vexed Washington, writes John Griffith.
Dec 21, 2010
Pratap Chatterjee calls out several national newspapers for continually misinterpreting statistics about federal pay levels compared to the private sector.
Dec 2, 2010
Government officials need to do a better job of advertising their successes, especially at a time of growing demand for public sector services, writes Pratap Chatterjee.
Nov 22, 2010
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley’s victory in the midterm elections could have much to do with his data-driven governing approach, writes Reece Rushing.
Nov 5, 2010
Pratap Chatterjee explains why the GOP-backed federal hiring freeze could make it harder for Americans to be sure they’re getting quality medicine from overseas.
Oct 26, 2010
Lauren Smith breaks down the shoddy analysis underlying false claims about federal pay levels, which have been misrepresented by conservatives and major news outlets.
Oct 25, 2010
Sen. Mary Landrieu persists in holding President Obama’s budget chief hostage to politics. Her timing couldn’t be worse, writes John Griffith.
Oct 14, 2010
We pursue climate action that meets the crisis’s urgency, creates good-quality jobs, benefits disadvantaged communities, and restores U.S. credibility on the global stage.
Democracy is under attack at home and abroad. We must act to ensure it is accessible to all, accountable, and can serve as a force of good.
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