Government Shutdown Countdown



Congress needs to pass spending bills with no harmful policy riders by midnight on September 30.
Learn what's at stake.

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Issues We're Working On Now

  • Stopping Anti-Regulatory Appropriations Riders

    We're standing up to lawmakers who are sneaking special favors for big businesses and ideological extremists into federal spending bills. Learn More.
  • Preserving Judicial Deference to Agency Expertise

    We're opposing the Separation of Powers Restoration Act, which seeks to eliminate judicial deference to agency expertise and turn judges into policymakers. Learn More.
  • Protecting Agencies from Congressional Inaction

    We're opposing the REINS Act, which would require all significant new public protections to be approved by both chambers of Congress. Learn More.
  • Rebutting Bogus Claims About Midnight Rules

    We're opposing the Midnight Rule Relief Act, which imposes an unwarranted moratorium on major rules at the end of a president's term. Learn More.

About The Coalition

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 organizations, representing millions of Americans.

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