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..

Laurie Ristino's testimony to House Committee on Small Business on regulation and agriculture.

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.

Type: Legislative Testimony (June 21, 2018)
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Author(s): Laurie Ristino
Joint Letter from 11 CPR Member Scholars to House Judiciary Committee re Concerns with HR 4423, the North Texas Water Supply Security Act of 2017.

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.

Type: Legislative Testimony (June 12, 2018)
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Author(s): David Driesen, Alyson Flournoy, Dale Goble, 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.
Joint Letter from more than 100 scholars to the House Committee on Natural Resources on the National Environmental Policy Act. April 24, 2018.
Type: Legislative Testimony (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.

Type: Legislative Testimony (April 12, 2018)
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Lisa Heinzerling's testimony to House 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.

Type: Legislative Testimony (March 7, 2018)
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Author(s): Lisa Heinzerling
Emily Hammond's testimony to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on Clean Air Act Enforcement in the wake of Scott Pruitt's announcement of drastic changes.

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.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Feb. 14, 2018)
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Katherine Tracy and Matthew Shudtz' testimony (submitted) to Maryland General Assembly House Standing Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Education & Economic Development

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

Type: Legislative Testimony (Feb. 8, 2018)
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Author(s): Katie Tracy, Matt Shudtz
Emily Hammond's testimony to the Senate Committee on Public Works and the Environment Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety

Emily Hammond's testimony to the Senate Committee on Public Works and the Environment Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Nov. 14, 2017)
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James Goodwin's testimony to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on the Trump administration's assault on our safeguards.

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.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Oct. 24, 2017)
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Author(s): James Goodwin
Joint Letter from CPR Member Scholars and staff to House Committee Leaders re Implementation of TSCA amendments.

Joint Letter from several CPR Member Scholars and staff to House Committee Leaders re Implementation of TSCA amendments, October 19, 2017.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Oct. 18, 2017)
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Author(s): Carl Cranor, Martha McCluskey, Thomas McGarity, Noah Sachs, Sidney Shapiro, Amy Sinden, Rena Steinzor, Wendy Wagner, Katie Tracy

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