Sep 30, 2014

One Year After Obstructionists Shut Down the Government: Where Are We Now?

Tomorrow, Oct. 1, marks one year since obstructionists in the House shut down the federal government. ...
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Sep 25, 2014

Happy National Voter Registration Day

Happy National Voter Registration Day from the Center for Effective Government! Only about 40 percent of Americans vote in midterm elections – those that are in between ...
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Sep 25, 2014

Poisoned Peanuts: Verdict Sends Strong Message to Food Company Executives

The guilty verdicts handed down on Sept. 19 in the unprecedented federal criminal case against senior ...
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Sep 22, 2014

The Tragic Recurrence of Debilitating Black Lung Disease

The negative health and environmental impacts of our nation’s continued reliance on coal as a fuel source for power plants appropriately ...
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Resources & Research

The Benefits of Public Protections: Ten Rules That Save Lives and Protect the Environment

This report examines the public health, worker safety, and environmental benefits projected from ten ...

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The Bridge to Prosperity: Reverse Reckless Cuts, Restore Our Infrastructure, and Revive Jobs

The United States is facing a growing infrastructure crisis and a lingering jobs crisis. Most ...

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The Disappearing Corporate Tax Base: How to Reclaim Lost Tax Revenue to Rebuild State Budgets

American states and cities and the people who live in them are hurting. States and cities ...

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Making the Grade: Access to Information Scorecard 2014

A building block of American democracy is the idea that as citizens, we have a right to information about how our government works and what it does in our name. The Freedom ...

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