December 7, 2016, Trump Pick for EPA Charts the Wrong Course for Our Health and Our Environment.
Wave of Corporate Wrongdoing Demands More Prosecution, Not Less
Writing for the Huffington Post, Rena Steinzor and Dan Dudis point to a recent wave of corporate criminality -- from the Wells Fargo fake account scandal to the Volkswagen scheme to evade air pollution standards -- and call for criminal prosecutions of companies and their leaders.
Author(s): Rena Steinzor
September 15, 2016, House Passes Bill to Silence Agency Experts and Frustrate Public Participation in the Regulatory Process.
Obama's Use of Executive Orders to Bypass Gridlock
The politicization of science a damaging trend in North Carolina
Memo to the Next President: A Progressive Vision of Government and Protective Safeguards
August 3, 2016, Memo to the Next President: Let's Make Government Work for All of Us.
Barack Obama's Path to Progress in 2015-16: Thirteen Essential Regulatory Actions [UPDATED]
In 2014, the Center for Progressive Reform issued a report identifying 13 key regulatory actions that the Obama administration should be certain to finish before June of 2016, in order to ensure that the rules would 1) make it out of the regulatory pipeline during Obama's tenure, and 2) be finalized in time to be safe from repeal by the successor administration. In 2016, CPR followed up to see whether the Obama administration had adopted the necessary sense of urgency. (Read the online version of this report for the 2016 updates.)
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, James Goodwin, Matt Shudtz, Anne Havemann