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 testimony to the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform on the Congressional Review Act.

Rena Steinzor's September 28, 2017, testimony to the U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform on the Congressional Review Act.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Sept. 26, 2017)
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Joint Letter re nomination of Michael Dourson to EPA's Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, September 19, 2017.

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.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Sept. 19, 2017)
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Author(s): Alejandro Camacho, David Driesen, Carmen Gonzalez, Alice Kaswan, Mary Lyndon, Martha McCluskey, Thomas McGarity, Joel Mintz, Sidney Shapiro, Karen Sokol, Rena Steinzor
Letter to House Judiciary Committee Chair Goodlatte, Ranking Member Conyers re HR 2887.

Joint CPR Member Scholar letter to House Judiciary Committee Chair Goodlatte and Ranking Member Conyers re the “No Regulation Without Representation Act of 2017,” which "unconstitutionally ejects states from their role in the federal system."

Type: Legislative Testimony (July 24, 2017)
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Author(s): William Buzbee, Christine Klein, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, A. Dan Tarlock, Joseph Tomain
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.

Type: Legislative Testimony (June 8, 2017)
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, Rena Steinzor
Joint letter from CPR Member Scholars to Senate Homeland Security Committee leaders re the Regulatory Accountability Act, S. 951.

Joint letter from 27 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.

Type: Legislative Testimony (May 15, 2017)
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Katherine Tracy's written testimony to the Maryland General Assembly's Economic Matters Committee on public works contracts and contractor occupational safety and health requirements.

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.

Type: Legislative Testimony (March 6, 2017)
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Author(s): Katie Tracy
Shudtz and Tracy's testimony to the Maryland General Assembly's Committee on Appropriations on funding for worker safety standards enforcement.

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.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Feb. 15, 2017)
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Author(s): Matt Shudtz, Katie Tracy
Lisa Heinzerling's testimony before the Senate Commerce Committee on the importance of regulatory safeguards.

Lisa Heinzerling's February 1, 2017, testimony before the Senate Commerce Committee on the importance of regulatory safeguards.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Feb. 1, 2017)
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Author(s): Lisa Heinzerling
Richard Pierce's testimony before the House Budget Committee re 'regulatory budget' proposals.

Richard Pierce's July 7, 2016, testimony before the House Budget Committee re 'regulatory budget' proposals.

Type: Legislative Testimony (July 12, 2016)
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Author(s): Richard Pierce, Jr.
David Driesen's testimony before the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law re OIRA's role and cost-benefit analysis.

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.

Type: Legislative Testimony (July 6, 2016)
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Author(s): David Driesen

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