About CSS

The Coalition for Sensible Safeguards is a national alliance of more than 150 consumer, labor, scientific, research, faith, community, environmental, small business, good government, public health and public interest groups — representing millions of Americans.

We are joined in the belief that our country’s system of regulatory safeguards should secure our quality of life, pave the way for a sound economy and benefit us all.

Learn more about the coalition. Meet our experts.


Featured Story


"You have to understand the rural way of life... People no longer let their grandchildren play in the yard without fear. The smell, the pollution and the fear affect all aspects of life." Read more.

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Issues We're Working On

  • Appropriations Riders

    Policy riders that lawmakers could attach to federal spending bills would delay, block and repeal critical public safeguards. Learn More.
  • Independent Agency Regulatory Analysis Act

    This bill would expose federal agencies that are supposed to be independent to political pressure from the White House. Learn More.
  • REINS Act

    This bill would require all significant new regulations to be approved by both chambers of Congress before taking effect. Learn More.
  • Regulatory Accountability Act

    This bill would force agencies to pick public protections that are the least costly to industry instead of those that best protect the public. Learn More.