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..

Joint letter on th eForced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act (FAIR Act)

Joint letter from 75+ organizations to House leadership urging passage of the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act (FAIR Act), September 18, 2019.

Date: (Sept. 18, 2019)
PDF: Joint letter on th eForced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act (FAIR Act)
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Statement of Principles for Environmental Justice Legislation

Letter to Chairman Raúl Grijalva and Rep. Donald McEachin of the House Committee on Natural Resources offering support and comments on a proposed statement of principles for environmental justice legislation, from CPR's Richard Murphy, Sidney Shapiro, and James Goodwin, August 24, 2019.

Date: (Aug. 24, 2019)
PDF: Statement of Principles for Environmental Justice Legislation
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Author(s): Sidney Shapiro, Richard Pierce, Jr, James Goodwin

Joint Letter on Heat Stress Legislation

Read a joint letter from 100+ organizations, including CPR, in support of the Asuncion Valdivia Heat Illness and Fatality Prevention Act (HR 2668), directing OSHA to issue a standard on the prevention of excessive heat in the workplace, July 17, 2019.

Date: (July 17, 2019)
PDF: Joint Letter on Heat Stress Legislation
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Author(s): Katie Tracy

Joint Letter from 60+ organizations urging congressional leaders to provide back pay for federal contractors who went without pay during the federal government shutdown, February 4, 2019.

In a joint letter signed by 60+ organizations, CPR urges congressional leaders to provide back pay for federal contractors who went without wages during the federal government shutdown, February 4, 2019.

Date: (Feb. 4, 2019)
PDF: Joint Letter from 60+ organizations urging congressional leaders to provide back pay for federal contractors who went without pay during the federal government shutdown, February 4, 2019.
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Author(s): Katie Tracy

Joint Letter to Senate Majority Leader McConnell calling for an end to the government shutdown, January 23, 2019.

Joint Letter to Senate Majority Leader McConnell calling for an end to the government shutdown, January 23, 2019.

Date: (Jan. 23, 2019)
PDF: Joint Letter to Senate Majority Leader McConnell calling for an end to the government shutdown, January 23, 2019.
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Letter from Katherine Tracy to leaders of the Maryland House Committee on Economic Matters in support of HB24, re requiring state contractors to develop worker safety and health plans. January 23, 2019.

Letter from Katherine Tracy to leaders of the Maryland House Committee on Economic Matters in support of HB24, re requiring state contractors to develop worker safety and health plans. January 23, 2019.

Date: (Jan. 23, 2019)
PDF: Letter from Katherine Tracy to leaders of the Maryland House Committee on Economic Matters in support of HB24, re requiring state contractors to develop worker safety and health plans. January 23, 2019.
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Author(s): Katie Tracy

Joint Letter to House and Senate Agriculture Committee Chairs and Ranking Members from Tom McGarity, Sid Shapiro, and Rena Steinzor opposing section of the House Farm Bill (H.R. 2)

Joint Letter to House and Senate Agriculture Committee Chairs and Ranking Members from Tom McGarity, Sid Shapiro, and Rena Steinzor opposing section of the House Farm Bill (H.R. 2) that would codify exemption of high-risk retail facilities that sell hazardous chemicals to commercial end users from OSHA’s Process Safety Management standard, September 24, 2018.

Date: (Sept. 24, 2018)
PDF: Joint Letter to House and Senate Agriculture Committee Chairs and Ranking Members from Tom McGarity, Sid Shapiro, and Rena Steinzor opposing section of the House Farm Bill (H.R. 2)
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, Rena Steinzor

Laurie Ristino's June 21, 2018, testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business on regulation and agriculture, June 21, 2018.

Laurie Ristino's June 21, 2018, testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business on regulation and agriculture, June 21, 2018.

Date: (June 21, 2018)
PDF: Laurie Ristino's June 21, 2018, testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business on regulation and agriculture, June 21, 2018.
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Author(s): Laurie Ristino

Laurie Ristino's June 21, 2018, testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business on regulation and agriculture, June 21, 2018.

Date: (June 19, 2018)
PDF: Laurie Ristino's June 21, 2018, testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business on regulation and agriculture, June 21, 2018.
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Joint Letter from 11 CPR Member Scholars to the Chair and Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee re Concerns with HR 4423, the North Texas Water Supply Security Act of 2017, June 12, 2018.

Date: (June 12, 2018)
PDF: Joint Letter from 11 CPR Member Scholars to the Chair and Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee re Concerns with HR 4423, the North Texas Water Supply Security Act of 2017, June 12, 2018.
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Joint Letter from 11 CPR Member Scholars to the Chair and Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee re Concerns with HR 4423, the North Texas Water Supply Security Act of 2017, June 12, 2018.

Joint Letter from 11 CPR Member Scholars to the Chair and Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee re Concerns with HR 4423, the North Texas Water Supply Security Act of 2017, June 12, 2018.

Date: (June 12, 2018)
PDF: Joint Letter from 11 CPR Member Scholars to the Chair and Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee re Concerns with HR 4423, the North Texas Water Supply Security Act of 2017, June 12, 2018.
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Author(s): David Driesen, Joel Eisen, Alyson Flournoy, Dale Goble, Emily Hammond, Christine Klein, Mary Lyndon, Thomas McGarity, Joel Mintz, Sidney Shapiro, Robert Verchick

Joint Letter from more than 100 scholars to the House Committee on Natural Resources on the National Environmental Policy Act. April 24, 2018.

Date: (April 24, 2018)
PDF: Joint Letter from more than 100 scholars to the House Committee on Natural Resources on the National Environmental Policy Act. April 24, 2018.
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Emily Hammond's April 12, 2018 testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law

Emily Hammond's April 12, 2018 testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law on two House bills that would rig judicial review of environmental permits to favor industry at the expense of the public interest.

Date: (April 12, 2018)
PDF: Emily Hammond's April 12, 2018 testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law
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Author(s): Emily Hammond

Emily Hammond's April 12, 2018 testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law

Date: (April 10, 2018)
PDF: Emily Hammond's April 12, 2018 testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law
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Lisa Heinzerling's March 7, 2018, testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business on the impact of the President's ongoing rollback of regulatory safeguards.

Lisa Heinzerling's March 7, 2018, testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business on the impact of the President's ongoing rollback of regulatory safeguards.

Date: (March 7, 2018)
PDF: Lisa Heinzerling's March 7, 2018, testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business on the impact of the President's ongoing rollback of regulatory safeguards.
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Author(s): Lisa Heinzerling

Katherine Tracy and Matthew Shudtz' testimony (submitted) to Maryland General Assembly House Standing Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Education & Economic Development

Date: (March 5, 2018)
PDF: Katherine Tracy and Matthew Shudtz' testimony (submitted) to Maryland General Assembly House Standing Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Education & Economic Development
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Lisa Heinzerling's March 7, 2018, testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business on the impact of the President's ongoing rollback of regulatory safeguards.

Date: (March 5, 2018)
PDF: Lisa Heinzerling's March 7, 2018, testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business on the impact of the President's ongoing rollback of regulatory safeguards.
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Emily Hammond's February 14, 2018, testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce on Clean Air Act Enforcement in the wake of Scott Pruitt's announcement of drastic changes.

Date: (Feb. 13, 2018)
PDF: Emily Hammond's February 14, 2018, testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce on Clean Air Act Enforcement in the wake of Scott Pruitt's announcement of drastic changes.
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Emily Hammond's November 14, 2017, testimony to the U.S. Senate Committee on Public Works and the Environment Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety

Date: (Nov. 13, 2017)
PDF: Emily Hammond's November 14, 2017, testimony to the U.S. Senate Committee on Public Works and the Environment Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety
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James Goodwin's October 24, 2017, testimony to the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on the Trump administration's assault on our safeguards.

Date: (Oct. 24, 2017)
PDF: James Goodwin's October 24, 2017, testimony to the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on the Trump administration's assault on our safeguards.
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Joint Letter from several CPR Member Scholars and staff to House Committee Leaders re Implementation of TSCA amendments, October 19, 2017.

Date: (Oct. 18, 2017)
PDF: Joint Letter from several CPR Member Scholars and staff to House Committee Leaders re Implementation of TSCA amendments, October 19, 2017.
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Rena Steinzor's September 28, 2017, testimony to the U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform on the Congressional Review Act.

Date: (Sept. 26, 2017)
PDF: Rena Steinzor's September 28, 2017, testimony to the U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform on the Congressional Review Act.
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Joint Letter from several CPR Member Scholars to Sens. Barrasso and Carper re nomination of Michael Dourson for Assistant Administrator for EPA's Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, September 19, 2017.

Date: (Sept. 19, 2017)
PDF: Joint Letter from several CPR Member Scholars to Sens. Barrasso and Carper re nomination of Michael Dourson for Assistant Administrator for EPA's Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, September 19, 2017.
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Emily Hammond, William Buzbee, Joel Eisen, Christine Klein, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, A. Dan Tarlock, Joseph P. Tomain, July 25, 2017 letter to House Judiciary Committee Chair Goodlatte, Ranking Member Conyers re HR 2887.

Date: (July 24, 2017)
PDF: Emily Hammond, William Buzbee, Joel Eisen, Christine Klein, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, A. Dan Tarlock, Joseph P. Tomain, July 25, 2017 letter to House Judiciary Committee Chair Goodlatte, Ranking Member Conyers re HR 2887.
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Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, Rena Steinzor June 8, 2017 letter to Congress re HR 1215 and medical malpractice torts.

Date: (June 13, 2017)
PDF: Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, Rena Steinzor June 8, 2017 letter to Congress re HR 1215 and medical malpractice torts.
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Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, Rena Steinzor June 8, 2017 letter to Congress re HR 1215 and medical malpractice torts.

Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, Rena Steinzor's June 8, 2017 letter to Congress re HR 1215 and medical malpractice torts.

Date: (June 8, 2017)
PDF: Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, Rena Steinzor June 8, 2017 letter to Congress re HR 1215 and medical malpractice torts.
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, Rena Steinzor

Twenty-seven CPR Member Scholars May 15, 2017, letter to Sens. Ron Johnson (Chair of the Senate Homeland Security Committee) and Claire McCaskill (Ranking Member) re the Regulatory Accountability Act, S. 951.

Date: (May 16, 2017)
PDF: Twenty-seven CPR Member Scholars May 15, 2017, letter to Sens. Ron Johnson (Chair of the Senate Homeland Security Committee) and Claire McCaskill (Ranking Member) re the Regulatory Accountability Act, S. 951.
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Katherine Tracy's March 6, 2017, written testimony to the Maryland General Assembly's Economic Matters Committee on public works contracts and contractor occupational safety and health requirements.

Date: (March 7, 2017)
PDF: Katherine Tracy's March 6, 2017, written testimony to the Maryland General Assembly's Economic Matters Committee on public works contracts and contractor occupational safety and health requirements.
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Matthew Shudtz and Katherine Tracy's February 15, 2017, written testimony to the Maryland General Assembly's Standing Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Education & Economic Developments on funding for worker safety standards enforcement.

Date: (Feb. 15, 2017)
PDF: Matthew Shudtz and Katherine Tracy's February 15, 2017, written testimony to the Maryland General Assembly's Standing Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Education & Economic Developments on funding for worker safety standards enforcement.
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Lisa Heinzerling's February 1, 2017, testimony before the Senate Commerce Committee on the importance of regulatory safeguards.

Date: (Feb. 2, 2017)
PDF: Lisa Heinzerling's February 1, 2017, testimony before the Senate Commerce Committee on the importance of regulatory safeguards.
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Richard Pierce's July 7, 2016, testimony before the House Budget Committee re 'regulatory budget' proposals.

Date: (July 12, 2016)
PDF: Richard Pierce's July 7, 2016, testimony before the House Budget Committee re 'regulatory budget' proposals.
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David Driesen's July 6, 2016, testimony before the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law re OIRA's role and cost-benefit analysis.

Date: (July 5, 2016)
PDF: David Driesen's July 6, 2016, testimony before the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law re OIRA's role and cost-benefit analysis.
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William Buzbee's November 3, 2015 testimony before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law on regulatory reform.

Date: (June 13, 2016)
PDF: William Buzbee's November 3, 2015 testimony before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law on regulatory reform.
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Several CPR Member Scholars, June 8, 2016 letter to the House Judiciary Committee Chair and Ranking Member re judicial review and the Administrative Procedures Act.

Date: (June 8, 2016)
PDF: Several CPR Member Scholars, June 8, 2016 letter to the House Judiciary Committee Chair and Ranking Member re judicial review and the Administrative Procedures Act.
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Robert Glicksman's June 7, 2016 testimony before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee's Subcommittee on Superfund, Waste Management and Regulatory Oversight

Date: (June 6, 2016)
PDF: Robert Glicksman's June 7, 2016 testimony before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee's Subcommittee on Superfund, Waste Management and Regulatory Oversight
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William Buzbee's May 24, 2016 testimony before the House Environment & Public Works Committee Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water & Wildlife on the Waters of the United States rule.

Date: (May 27, 2016)
PDF: William Buzbee's May 24, 2016 testimony before the House Environment & Public Works Committee Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water & Wildlife on the Waters of the United States rule.
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Joel Mintz's April 28, 2016 testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on EPA's Supplemental Environmental Program..

Date: (April 27, 2016)
PDF: Joel Mintz's April 28, 2016 testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on EPA's Supplemental Environmental Program..
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Emily Hammond's April 19, 2016 testimony before the House Judiciary Committee 'Executive Overreach' Task Force on executive authority.

Date: (April 19, 2016)
PDF: Emily Hammond's April 19, 2016 testimony before the House Judiciary Committee 'Executive Overreach' Task Force on executive authority.
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Robert Glicksman's April 20, 2016 testimony before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee's Subcommittee on the Interior on the Endangered Species Act.

Date: (April 19, 2016)
PDF: Robert Glicksman's April 20, 2016 testimony before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee's Subcommittee on the Interior on the Endangered Species Act.
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Shudtz CPR comments on USDA FY 2017 appropriations 03152016

Date: (March 15, 2016)
PDF: Shudtz_(CPR)_comments_on_USDA_FY_2017_appropriations_03152016.pdf
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Robert Verchick, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, July 27, 2015 letter re the Independent Agency Regulatory Analysis Act of 2015.

Date: (March 2, 2016)
PDF: Robert Verchick, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, July 27, 2015 letter re the Independent Agency Regulatory Analysis Act of 2015.
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Katherine Weatherford's letter to Maryland legislature on Construction Safety bill, HB 977, February 29, 2016.

Date: (March 1, 2016)
PDF: Katherine Weatherford's letter to Maryland legislature on Construction Safety bill, HB 977, February 29, 2016.
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Evan Isaacson's February 23, 2016 testimony before the Maryland Senate Committee on Education, Health and Environmental Affairs on the Poultry Litter Management Act.

Date: (Feb. 23, 2016)
PDF: Evan Isaacson's February 23, 2016 testimony before the Maryland Senate Committee on Education, Health and Environmental Affairs on the Poultry Litter Management Act.
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Evan Isaacson's testimony on the Poulty Litter Management Act before the Maryland House Environment and Transportation Committee, February 24, 2016.

Date: (Feb. 23, 2016)
PDF: Evan Isaacson's testimony on the Poulty Litter Management Act before the Maryland House Environment and Transportation Committee, February 24, 2016.
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Robert Verchick, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, and Richard Murphy January 5, 2016 letter to Speaker Ryan and Minority Leader Pelosi, re the Sunshine for Regulations Act of 2016.

Date: (Jan. 5, 2016)
PDF: Robert Verchick, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, and Richard Murphy January 5, 2016 letter to Speaker Ryan and Minority Leader Pelosi, re the Sunshine for Regulations Act of 2016.
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Robert R.M. Verchick, Thomas McGarity and Sidney Shapiro's December 18, 2015 letter to House leadership re the SCRUB Act of 2015.

Date: (Dec. 20, 2015)
PDF: Robert R.M. Verchick, Thomas McGarity and Sidney Shapiro's December 18, 2015 letter to House leadership re the SCRUB Act of 2015.
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Robert R.M. Verchick's December 9, 2015 testimony before the Senate Budget Committee on 'regulatory budgeting' proposals.

Date: (Dec. 8, 2015)
PDF: Robert R.M. Verchick's December 9, 2015 testimony before the Senate Budget Committee on 'regulatory budgeting' proposals.
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Sidney Shapiro's October 13, 2015 letter to Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committees, on judicial review of independent agency analysis.

Date: (Oct. 20, 2015)
PDF: Sidney Shapiro's October 13, 2015 letter to Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committees, on judicial review of independent agency analysis.
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Sidney Shapiro's September 16, 2015 testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs on various regulatory reform bills.

Date: (Sept. 25, 2015)
PDF: Sidney Shapiro's September 16, 2015 testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs on various regulatory reform bills.
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Noah M. Sachs' July 15, 2015 testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.

Date: (July 15, 2015)
PDF: Noah M. Sachs' July 15, 2015 testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.
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Robert Verchick and James Goodwin letter to House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law re the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, July 15, 2015

Date: (July 15, 2015)
PDF: Robert Verchick and James Goodwin letter to House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law re the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, July 15, 2015
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Robert Verchick and James Goodwin letter to Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Managementre the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, July 15, 2015.

Date: (July 15, 2015)
PDF: Robert Verchick and James Goodwin letter to Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Managementre the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, July 15, 2015.
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Glicksman Testimony House Ozone Hearing 6 16 15

Date: (June 16, 2015)
PDF: Glicksman Testimony House Ozone Hearing 6 16 15.pdf
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Lisa Heinzerling's May 5, 2015 testimony before the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee's Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Hearing on the Clean Power Plan.

Date: (May 6, 2015)
PDF: Lisa Heinzerling's May 5, 2015 testimony before the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee's Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Hearing on the Clean Power Plan.
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REINS Act Sign On Letter Final 04 14 15 1 1

Date: (April 15, 2015)
PDF: REINS Act Sign On Letter Final 04-14-15 (1) (1).pdf
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Goodwin Testimony House Small Business Final 2

Date: (March 18, 2015)
PDF: Goodwin Testimony House Small Business Final (2).pdf
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FINAL Professor Lawyer Sign On Letter Concerns TSCA Reform Bill March 16

Date: (March 16, 2015)
PDF: FINAL Professor-Lawyer-Sign-On-Letter-Concerns-TSCA-Reform-Bill-March-16.pdf
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Rena Steinzor's July 16, 2014 testimony before Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittees on Oversight and Environment on the Status of Reforms to EPA's Integrated Risk Information System

Date: (Nov. 26, 2014)
PDF: Rena Steinzor's July 16, 2014 testimony before Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittees on Oversight and Environment on the Status of Reforms to EPA's Integrated Risk Information System
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Robert Fischman's September 9, 2014 testimony before the House Committee on Natural Resources on proposed amendments to the Endangered Species Act.

Date: (Sept. 9, 2014)
PDF: Robert Fischman's September 9, 2014 testimony before the House Committee on Natural Resources on proposed amendments to the Endangered Species Act.
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WilliamBuzbeeTestimony2014 1

Date: (May 29, 2014)
PDF: WilliamBuzbeeTestimony2014(1).pdf
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4 1 14 Senator Letter 1

Date: (April 2, 2014)
PDF: 4_1_14 Senator Letter(1).pdf
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Patoka CPR Testimony on SB 774 02 27 14

Date: (Feb. 27, 2014)
PDF: Patoka CPR Testimony on SB 774 02-27-14.pdf
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Letter to Members of Congress re the Secret Science Reform Act, February 11, 2014.

Date: (Feb. 11, 2014)
PDF: Letter to Members of Congress re the Secret Science Reform Act, February 11, 2014.
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Wendy Wagner's November 13, 2013 testimony before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Environment discussing various 'good science' provisions in the Chemical Safety Improvement Act and how they will impact EPA's use of science.

Date: (Nov. 12, 2013)
PDF: Wendy Wagner's November 13, 2013 testimony before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Environment discussing various 'good science' provisions in the Chemical Safety Improvement Act and how they will impact EPA's use of science.
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Thomas McGarity's November 7, 2013 testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee discussing possible solutions to the problems caused by nonrule rulemaking in auto safety and mental health.

Date: (Nov. 6, 2013)
PDF: Thomas McGarity's November 7, 2013 testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee discussing possible solutions to the problems caused by nonrule rulemaking in auto safety and mental health.
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Rena Steinzor's August 1, 2013 testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee discussing the human cost of regulatory paralysis.

Date: (Aug. 1, 2013)
PDF: Rena Steinzor's August 1, 2013 testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee discussing the human cost of regulatory paralysis.
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Thomas McGarity's July 31, 2014 testimony before the Senate Environment and Public Works committee about the Chemical Safety Improvement Act's preemption provisions.

Date: (July 30, 2013)
PDF: Thomas McGarity's July 31, 2014 testimony before the Senate Environment and Public Works committee about the Chemical Safety Improvement Act's preemption provisions.
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Rena Steinzor's April 12, 2013 testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on the Energy Consumers Relief Act.

Date: (April 12, 2013)
PDF: Rena Steinzor's April 12, 2013 testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on the Energy Consumers Relief Act.
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Rena Steinzor's March 14, 2013 testimony before the House Committee on Small Business, Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations, about the Office of Advocacy's role in regulation.

Date: (March 14, 2013)
PDF: Rena Steinzor's March 14, 2013 testimony before the House Committee on Small Business, Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations, about the Office of Advocacy's role in regulation.
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Robert Glicksman's February 28, 2013 testimony before the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law, on regulatory policy and Congressional bills affecting it.

Date: (Feb. 28, 2013)
PDF: Robert Glicksman's February 28, 2013 testimony before the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law, on regulatory policy and Congressional bills affecting it.
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Letter to Senators on Independent Agency Regulatory Analysis Act.

Date: (Nov. 1, 2012)
PDF: Letter to Senators on Independent Agency Regulatory Analysis Act.
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Joel Mintz's June 6, 2012 testimony before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power on EPA's enforcement record.

Date: (June 6, 2012)
PDF: Joel Mintz's June 6, 2012 testimony before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power on EPA's enforcement record.
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Sidney Shapiro's October 25, 2011 testimony on the Regulatory Accountability Act, before the House Judiciary Committee.

Date: (Oct. 24, 2011)
PDF: Sidney Shapiro's October 25, 2011 testimony on the Regulatory Accountability Act, before the House Judiciary Committee.
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Rena Steinzor's July 14, 2011 testimony on industry efforts to delay EPA's toxic chemical risk assessments for the IRIS database.

Date: (July 14, 2011)
PDF: Rena Steinzor's July 14, 2011 testimony on industry efforts to delay EPA's toxic chemical risk assessments for the IRIS database.
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John Echeverria's April 12, 2011 testimony on a proposal to restrict state use of eminent domain, before the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on the Constitution.

Date: (April 13, 2011)
PDF: John Echeverria's April 12, 2011 testimony on a proposal to restrict state use of eminent domain, before the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on the Constitution.
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Robert Glicksman's March 29, 2011 testimony on improving regulatory quality, before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law.

Date: (March 29, 2011)
PDF: Robert Glicksman's March 29, 2011 testimony on improving regulatory quality, before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law.
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Rena Steinzor's Testimony on Environmental Regulation and the Economy, before the House Energy & Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Environment and Economics, February 15, 2011.

Date: (Feb. 15, 2011)
PDF: Rena Steinzor's Testimony on Environmental Regulation and the Economy, before the House Energy & Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Environment and Economics, February 15, 2011.
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Sidney Shapiro's Testimony on the Benefits of Regulation, before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, February 10, 2011.

Date: (Feb. 10, 2011)
PDF: Sidney Shapiro's Testimony on the Benefits of Regulation, before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, February 10, 2011.
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Sidney Shapiro's August 3, 2010 testimony on agency capture, before the Senate Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts. News release.

Date: (Aug. 3, 2010)
PDF: Sidney Shapiro's August 3, 2010 testimony on agency capture, before the Senate Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts. News release.
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Thomas McGarity's August 4, 2009 Testimony on preemption of state tort laws in cases involving medical devices, before the Senate HELP Committee. Read the news release.

Date: (Aug. 13, 2009)
PDF: Thomas McGarity's August 4, 2009 Testimony on preemption of state tort laws in cases involving medical devices, before the Senate HELP Committee. Read the news release.
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O Neill Testimony Chlor Alkili 051209

Date: (June 5, 2009)
PDF: O'Neill_Testimony_Chlor-Alkili_051209.pdf
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Bill Buzbee's April 16, 2008 testimony before the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on the Rapanos and SWANCC decisions and the Clean Water Restoration Act.

Date: (May 6, 2009)
PDF: Bill Buzbee's April 16, 2008 testimony before the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on the Rapanos and SWANCC decisions and the Clean Water Restoration Act.
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Catherine O'Neill's November 17, 2004 testimony to the Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Natural Resources, and Regulatory Affairs of the House Government Reform Committee on mercury pollution credit-trading proposals.

Date: (May 6, 2009)
PDF: Catherine O'Neill's November 17, 2004 testimony to the Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Natural Resources, and Regulatory Affairs of the House Government Reform Committee on mercury pollution credit-trading proposals.
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David Vladeck's February 13, 2007 testimony on EO 13422 before the Committee on Science and Technology Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight, U.S. House of Representatives.

Date: (May 6, 2009)
PDF: David Vladeck's February 13, 2007 testimony on EO 13422 before the Committee on Science and Technology Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight, U.S. House of Representatives.
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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.

Date: (May 6, 2009)
PDF: 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.
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Rena Steinzor's April 30, 2009 testimony before the House Science and Technology Committee's Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight on clean science and regulatory issues.

Date: (May 6, 2009)
PDF: Rena Steinzor's April 30, 2009 testimony before the House Science and Technology Committee's Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight on clean science and regulatory issues.
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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.

Date: (May 6, 2009)
PDF: 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.
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Rena Steinzor's September 16, 2003 testimony to Congress on the Bush EPA's poor enforcement record, September 16, 2003.

Date: (May 6, 2009)
PDF: Rena Steinzor's September 16, 2003 testimony to Congress on the Bush EPA's poor enforcement record, September 16, 2003.
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Robert R.M. Verchick's February 25, 2004 testimony before the Subcomittee on Energy Policy, Natural Resources and Regulatory Affairs of the House Committee on Government Reform

Date: (May 6, 2009)
PDF: Robert R.M. Verchick's February 25, 2004 testimony before the Subcomittee on Energy Policy, Natural Resources and Regulatory Affairs of the House Committee on Government Reform
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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.

Date: (May 6, 2009)
PDF: 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.
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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.

Date: (May 6, 2009)
PDF: 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.
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Sidney Shapiro's April 12, 2005 congressional testimony on OMB's regulatory 'hit list' before the House Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs of the Committee on Government Reform.

Date: (May 6, 2009)
PDF: Sidney Shapiro's April 12, 2005 congressional testimony on OMB's regulatory 'hit list' before the House Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs of the Committee on Government Reform.
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Sidney Shapiro's April 2, 2008 testimony before the Subcommittee on Information Policy, Census and National Archives of the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, on the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 2008.

Date: (May 6, 2009)
PDF: Sidney Shapiro's April 2, 2008 testimony before the Subcommittee on Information Policy, Census and National Archives of the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, on the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 2008.
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Sidney Shapiro's July 20, 2005 testimony before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs of the House Government Reform Committee on the Information Quality Act.

Date: (May 6, 2009)
PDF: Sidney Shapiro's July 20, 2005 testimony before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs of the House Government Reform Committee on the Information Quality Act.
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Tom McGarity's November 10, 2005 testimony to Congress on the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

Date: (May 6, 2009)
PDF: Tom McGarity's November 10, 2005 testimony to Congress on the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
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William Buzbee's August 1, 2006 testimony before the Fisheries, Wildlife and Water subcommittee of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Date: (May 6, 2009)
PDF: William Buzbee's August 1, 2006 testimony before the Fisheries, Wildlife and Water subcommittee of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee
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