Testimony and Letters to Congress

The Member Scholars and staff of the Center for Progressive Reform frequently testify before congressional committees or send letters to key legislators, covering a range of topics related to the CPR's work.

Below, browse Congressional and State Legislative Testimony and Letters to Congress. Visit this page for their communications with agencies, including letters and comments..

Rena Steinzor's October 17, 2007, testimony before the Subcommittee on Superfund and Environmental Health of the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, on the Bush Administration's failure to pursue Superfund cleanups.

Rena Steinzor's October 17, 2007, testimony before the Subcommittee on Superfund and Environmental Health of the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, on the Bush Administration's failure to pursue Superfund cleanups.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Oct. 17, 2007)
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
David Vladeck's testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Bush Administration's push for agency preemption of state tort laws.

David Vladeck's September 12, 2007, testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Bush Administration's push for agency preemption of state tort laws.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Sept. 12, 2007)
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Author(s): David Vladeck
William Buzbee's testimony before the Fisheries, Wildlife and Water subcommittee of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on WOTUS

William Buzbee's August 1, 2006 testimony before the Fisheries, Wildlife and Water subcommittee of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on the Supreme Court's ruling on the Waters of the United States rule

Type: Legislative Testimony (Aug. 1, 2006)
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Author(s): William Buzbee
Robert R.M. Verchick's testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works on lessons from the failure of New Orleans' levees during Katrina

Robert R.M. Verchick's November 17, 2005, testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works on how preliminary findings on the failure of New Orleans' levees should be incorporated into future plans for hurricane protection.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Nov. 17, 2005)
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Author(s): Robert Verchick
Thomas McGarity's testimony to Congress on NEPA

Tom McGarity's November 10, 2005, testimony to Congress on the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

Type: Legislative Testimony (Nov. 10, 2005)
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity
Robert R.M. Verchick's testimony on what went wrong before, during and immediately after Hurricane Katrina.

Robert R.M. Verchick's September 29, 2005, testimony before the Subcommittee on Environment and Hazardous Materials of the House Committee on Energy & Commerce on what went wrong before, during and immediately after Hurricane Katrina.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Sept. 29, 2005)
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Author(s): Robert Verchick
Sidney Shapiro's testimony before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs of the House Government Reform Committee on the Information Quality Act.

Sidney Shapiro's July 20, 2005, testimony before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs of the House Government Reform Committee on the Information Quality Act.

Type: Legislative Testimony (July 20, 2005)
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Author(s): Sidney Shapiro
Sidney Shapiro's testimony on OMB's regulatory 'hit list' before the House Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs of the Committee on Government Reform.

Sidney Shapiro's April 12, 2005, testimony on OMB's regulatory 'hit list' before the House Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs of the Committee on Government Reform.

Type: Legislative Testimony (April 12, 2005)
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Author(s): Sidney Shapiro

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