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The Budget Process Shouldn’t Be a Playground for Special Interests

, Washington representative, Center for Science and Democracy

It’s appropriations season in Congress. And that means special interests. Read more >

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Beware of This Zombie Bill: The Regulatory Accountability Act Returns from the Dead

, sr. Washington rep., Center for Science & Democracy

The House leadership has promised a new day for Congress. Less partisanship, more governing. But it’s hard to believe them when first out of the gate the House chooses to recycle one of its most divisive bills, and one which would greatly harm science-informed policymaking at federal agencies.

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Public Health Service Scientists Deserve Robust Whistleblower Protections

, , sr. Washington rep., Center for Science & Democracy

If you ever wanted Public Health Service scientists to have strong whistleblower rights, it would be now. In the face of an Ebola epidemic in West Africa, 65 PHS medical staffers have agreed to assist in combatting this frightening disease. Read more >

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Sometimes the Good Guys Win: Unmasking “Company Doe”

, , sr. Washington rep., Center for Science & Democracy

Last week a federal district appeals court issued a decision that is a victory for scientific integrity, transparency,  and consumer protection. Read more >

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