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Read the latest press releases and statements from the Coalition for Sensible Safeguards. Meet our experts on regulatory affairs. For press inquiries, please contact any of the following individuals:

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Congress Still Threatening Safeguards with CRA Resolutions (5/28/24)

CRA Remains a Threat to Regulatory Safeguards (4/10/24)

Congressional Review Act Has Been a Constant Threat to Safeguards as Agencies Work Hard to Beat the Lookback Date (3/5/24)

Corporate Groups Oppose Chevron Deference in Amicus Briefs (1/25/24)



Webinar with Jayapal: Why the Supreme Court Should Uphold Chevron (12/12/23)

House Judiciary Members Should Support Bill to End Regulatory Capture (11/9/23)

Congress Must Reject REINS-Like Amendments to Funding Bills (9/19/23)

House Attacks Regulation with Bills to Block New Public Protections (6/13/23)

The Future of Regulation: A Conversation with OIRA Administrator Richard Revesz (4/11/13)

House GOP Has It Backwards: Regulatory Process Needs Less Corporate Capture, Not More Congressional Dysfunction (3/10/23)

68 Groups Tell Congress: Reject the REINS Act (2/27/23)

Rachel Weintraub to Become First Executive Director for Newly Bolstered CSS (2/22/23)



CSS to Biden: Finish the Regulatory Review Modernization Process This Congress (9/15/22)

Biden Must Fill Leadership Vacancies at White House Regulatory Office ASAP (2/28/22)



95 Groups, Public Interest Leaders Call for Swift, Bold Action on Public Safeguards (12/9/20)

Poll: 71% of Voters Support Strong Regulation to Protect the Public (11/17/20)

CSS Unveils ‘Pandemic Rollbacks’ to Track Trump’s Dangerous Deregulation During the Coronavirus (05/18/20)



Cummings Was a Champion for Public Protections (10/17/19)

Win: Attacks on Safeguards Removed From SBA Reauthorization Bill (7/29/19)

Anti-Safeguard Provisions in Small Business Reauthorization Bill Will Hurt the Public (7/18/19)

MEDIA INVITATION: Defying Deregulation: Standing Up for Our System of Safeguards (6/17/19)

Stronger Summertime Safeguards Are Needed (5/20/19)

House Should Conduct Robust Oversight of Trump’s Anti-Safeguard Activities, CSS Says (2/11/19)

OMB Should Extend All Regulatory Comment Periods Open During the Shutdown (1/28/19)



The War on Regulation: Good for Corporations, Bad for the Public (5/29/18)

The War on Regulation Has Many Fronts, Forthcoming Report Shows (5/23/18)

Video Showing How Regulations Protect Families Wins 2018 Reed Award (3/13/18)

Trump’s State of the Union Fiction About Regulation Debunked (1/29/18)



Coalition Leaders Respond to Trump’s Speech on Deregulation (12/14/17)

Trump’s Small Business Advocacy Office Commissions Fake Study to Attack Regulation (10/30/17)

Families Harmed by Deregulation Blast the Regulatory Accountability Act (8/10/17)

Deregulatory Disasters: Americans Harmed by Deregulation Speak Out Against the Regulatory Accountability Act (8/2/17)

173 Groups Call on Congress to Pass a Clean Budget With No Ideological Riders (7/5/17)

CSS Leadership Blasts the Regulatory Accountability Act, Introduced in the Senate (4/26/17)

Leaders Criticize Trump’s Rigged Budget, Call for No Special Interest Riders in Appropriations Legislation (4/5/17)

Leaders to Criticize Trump’s Rigged Budget, Call for No Special Interest Riders in Appropriations Legislation in Wednesday Telepresser (4/4/17)

Trump’s ‘Rigged’ Budget Would Endanger American Families and Communities (3/16/17)

House Should Reject Three Anti-Regulatory Proposals (2/28/17)

125 Groups Urge Congress to Table the Congressional Review Act (1/30/17)

CSS Leaders and Allies Respond to Trump’s 2-Out-1-In Executive Order (1/30/17)

52 Groups and Coalition for Sensible Safeguards Oppose Mulvaney as Too Extreme to Direct OMB (1/23/17)

House Should Reject the Regulatory Accountability Act, Which Endangers the Public (1/11/17)

Regulatory Accountability Act Is a Frankenstein’s Monster Built to Block and Delay Public Protections (1/5/17)

House Republicans Poised to Gut Our System of Public Protections (1/4/17)



‘Omnibus Map’ Delivered to Hill Offices Spotlights Dangerous Budget Riders (11/16/16)

Obama Shouldn’t Let Republicans Dismantle His Legacy of Protecting the Public on His Last Watch (11/14/16)

260 Groups Strongly Oppose Hundreds of Harmful Policy Riders in Appropriations Legislation (11/4/16)

Overturning Judicial Deference to Agencies Would Turn Judges Into Policymakers (7/11/16)

MEDIA INVITATION: Senators Warren, Whitehouse to Keynote Hill Briefing on Regulatory Challenges (6/16/16)

House GOP Attacks on Regulation Serve Big Business, Not Regular Americans (6/14/16)

Senior Lawmakers and Clean Budget Coalition Leaders Urge Congress to Reject Poison Pill Appropriations Riders (5/18/16)

More Than 100 Groups Insist on No Riders in Spending Legislation (2/8/16)

Congress Kicks Off New Year With Same Old Deregulatory Agenda (1/5/16)



Congress Shouldn’t Fill This Prescription: Spending Bill Policy Riders Are Poison Pills (12/11/15)

Regulations Are a Great Investment (10/30/15)

Hide No Harm Would Establish Criminal Penalties for Corporate Executives (10/6/15)

REINS Would Let Members of Congress Block Public Protections – By Doing Nothing (7/28/15)

Package of Bills Would Worsen – Not Reform – Our Regulatory System (7/22/15)

Hostility to Basic Safeguards Perpetuates Oil Trains Crisis, Jeopardizes Public Safety (7/8/15)

Senate Majority Attacks the Rulemaking Process, but Their So-Called Reforms Would Make It Worse (3/18/15)

House Majority Has It Backwards: Safeguards Protect Small Manufacturers and Their Workers (3/17/15)

Corporate Congress Trying to Kill Public Safeguards (3/4/15)

Beware This Big Business Trojan Horse (2/3/15)

House Bill Lets Big Business Write the Rules and Secretly Block Them (1/30/15)

Spotlight on Ernst’s Hostility to Regulations (1/20/15)

Extreme RAA Would Sabotage Major Health, Safety, Consumer and Environmental Protections (1/12/15)



Voters Overwhelmingly Want More Enforcement of Laws and Regulations, New Poll Shows (10/1/14)

New Legislation Would Allow Criminal Penalties Against Corporate Officers Who Hide Information on Dangerous Products (7/16/14)

GAO’s Rejection of McConnell Bid to Stymie Safeguards Should Put Effort to Rest (5/29/14)

Murphy-Mulvaney Bill on Regulations Would Give Big Industries a Tool to Undo Clean Air, Food Safety, Consumer Product Safeguards (5/20/14)

President’s Call for Executive Actions Welcome, Must Be Followed by Bold Action (1/29/14)

West Virginia Chemical Spill Highlights Need for Strengthened Public Protections (1/14/14)



American and European Groups Press for Protected Safeguards in Transatlantic Trade (12/16/13)

New Reed-Grassley Bill Would End Corporate Practice of Deducting Payments for Illegal Behavior from Taxes (11/7/13)

Consumer, Safety and Public Interest Groups Decry Threats Trans-Atlantic “Trade” Deal Poses to Americans’ Daily Lives (11/7/13)

Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act Would Hinder Federal Agencies Charged With Protecting the Public (9/18/13)

Home Care Workers Rule a Victory for Millions, a Step Forward for Administration (9/17/13)

Improved Silica Standards Will Save Lives (8/23/13)

5th Anniversary of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act: Five Safety Breakthroughs in Five Years (8/5/13)

REINS Act Would Decimate Public Protections, But It’s a Messaging Stunt That Won’t Become Law (8/2/13)

Bills in House Judiciary Committee Would Stifle Public Safeguards (7/25/13)

Howard Shelanski Must Free Stalled Rules at White House Rulemaking Office (6/28/13)

Independent Agency Regulatory Analysis Act Undermine Independent Agencies, Weaken Dodd-Frank Protections and Threaten Consumer Product Safety (6/18/13)

Down the Regulatory Rabbit Hole (6/11/13)

Regulatory Accountability Act Threatens to Weaken Nation’s Primary Health, Safety and Environmental Laws (5/24/13)

New Federal Safeguards Issued in 2012 Bring Major Benefits to Public, New U.S. Report Shows (5/1/13)

OIRA Nominee Howard Shelanski Faces Test: Will He Pledge Major Reforms to Rejuvenate Regulatory System, Serve the Public? (4/26/13)

As Country Honors West, Texas, Victims in Memorial, Work Lies Ahead to Make Workers, First Responders, Public Safer (4/25/13)

Third Anniversary of BP Oil Spill Disaster Highlights Need for More Proactive Approach on Public Protections (4/19/13)

Groups Oppose President’s Budget Assumption on Finalization of USDA Poultry Rule (4/12/13)

Budget Amendments Would Threaten Public Protections; Coalition Urges Lawmakers to Oppose Attack on Regulations (3/21/13)

Radical REINS Act — Distraction from Other Anti-Regulatory Bills (3/8/13)



Sensible Safeguards: The Gift That Keeps on Giving, Especially During the Holidays (12/12/12)

Senate Puts Brakes on Bill That Would Weaken Federal Safeguards and Protections (11/19/12)

Top Financial Regulators Oppose Independent Agency Regulatory Analysis Act (11/1/12)

Groups Urge USDA to Withdraw Poultry Slaughter Proposal Due to Food Safety, Worker Safety Concerns (9/20/15)

New Fuel Efficiency Standards Showcase Benefits of Regulations (8/28/12)

Economic Studies Show that America’s Regulatory Safeguards Give the U.S. Economy a Competitive Advantage (8/21/12)

GOP Vote to Halt All New Health, Environmental and Workplace Safeguards Would Harm Millions (7/26/12)

Regulatory Shutdown Proposal Is Unprecedented, Would Harm Millions, Lawmakers and Public Interest Groups Say (7/23/12)

A Good Move: Administration Gives People More Time to Weigh in on Wrongheaded Poultry Rule (4/19/12)

Administration Sending Wrong Message on Regulatory Review (3/20/12)

Short Memories in Congress Powering Misguided JOBS Act (3/14/12)

Our Nation Values Public Safeguards That Keep Our Union Strong (1/24/12)



House Completes Its Terrible Trifecta by Passing the REINS Act (12/7/11)

House Jeopardizes Public Health and Safety with Irresponsible Regulatory Accountability Act (12/2/11)

House to Vote on Terrible Trifecta of Deregulatory Bills That Would Destroy Vital Safeguards (11/30/11)

Regulatory Accountability Act Puts Public in Harm’s Way (11/16/11)

The Senate Republican Jobs Bill: A “Jobs Plan” About Everything Except Jobs (11/10/11)

House Judiciary Committee Approves Atrocious Regulatory Accountability Act; Bill With “Bipartisan” Facade Threatens Vital Public Safeguards (11/3/11)

GOP Alternative to Jobs Bill Puts the American People at Risk (11/3/11)

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Takes Its Anti-Regulatory Road Show to Posh Atlanta Hotel, Attacks Standards That Protect Georgia Families (10/27/11)

House Judiciary Committee Examination Into System of Regulatory Protections Is Ill Conceived (10/25/11)

House Judiciary Committee’s Approval of REINS Act is Deplorable; Bill Would Destroy a Century of Progress on Public Protections (10/25/11)

REINS Act: A Radical Threat to Health, Safety and Other Public Protections (10/13/11)

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Takes Its Anti-Regulatory Road Show to Posh Chicago Hotel, Attacks Standards That Protect Illinois Families (10/5/11)

Food Deaths Are Stark Reminder That Delaying Regulatory Safeguards Puts People at Risk (9/30/11)

Regulatory Accountability Act is Another Attempt to Weaken Vital Public Safeguards (9/22/11)

TRAIN Act Continues Misguided Attacks on Public Health and Environmental Protections (9/19/11)

Halting Life-Saving Protections for a Year Will Not Create Jobs, But Only Place Americans in Harm’s Way (9/13/11)

President, Congress Must Acknowledge Regulatory Protections Preserve Jobs, Strengthen Our Economy and Nation (9/7/11)

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Makes Tour Stop at Posh Resort, Attacks Regulations That Protect West Virginia Miners and Families (9/1/11)

White House Should Reject Big Business Fiction That the Jobs Crisis Is Due to Excessive Regulation (8/23/11)

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Bringing Its Regulatory Snake Oil Tour to Wisconsin (8/5/11)

Big Business Influence on Regulatory Process Is Behind Anti-Smog Rules Delay (7/26/11)

Novel Website Exposes U.S. Chamber of Commerce Regulatory Snake Oil Tour (7/25/11)

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Ramps up Attacks on Public Protections with Planned Roadshow (6/8/11)

Streamlining Regulatory Process Is Fine, but Administration Should Look Forward, Not Back (Update) (6/3/11)

Streamlining Regulatory Process Is Fine, but Administration Should Look Forward, Not Back (5/26/11)

Another Lopsided Hearing Ignores Societal Benefits of Regulation (5/25/11)

Obama Administration Should Defend and Strengthen Regulatory Safeguards (5/18/11)

Regulations Save Lives, Contribute to Job Growth, Groups Tell Lawmakers (5/16/11)

Senate Should Reject Snowe-Coburn Amendment to Small Business Bill (5/3/11)

Congress Should Reject Proposals That Would Hamstring Government’s Ability to Protect Health and Safety (4/11/11)

Sunset Commission Amendment Presents an Unaccountable Attack on Public Protections (3/16/11)

REINS Act Would Undermine Crucial Public Protections (3/8/11)