For most of its history, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has stood up for consumers, including by publishing detailed analyses of financial complaints. However, the CFPB's latest report fails to include the names of companies that receive the most complaints for abusive debt collection practices. This new analysis fills in the gaps, telling the story the Trump administration won’t about the problems consumers face with debt collection agencies across America.

Denver is considering a planning amendment that has the potential to transform the city's downtown while setting an example for other cities for how to repurpose space in a way that prioritizes residents and the climate over cars.

Alana Miller

On broken appliances and a broken system.

Susan Rakov

Ten years ago, one million tons of toxic waste spilled into the Clinch and Emory Rivers in Tennessee, forcing evacuations, devastating a river and a community, and, as alleged by a recently-filed lawsuit, causing the eventual deaths of at least 30 cleanup workers. The waste came not from an oil pipeline or a fracking site, but from a coal plant.

Gideon Weissman

Florida canceled plans to add toll roads along Interstate 275 in Tampa, a project that we highlighted as a "highway boondoggle" in our 2016 report.

Our latest Following the Money report sparked editorials calling for more government transparency in states including West Virginia and Rhode Island.

Our new report on the environmental benefits of electric buses was covered by the Washington Post and Associated Press.

The Portland Business Journal covered our report on the potential benefits of increasing health care price transparency in Oregon.

Frontier Group's report arguing that U.S. cities need to invest in electric vehicle charging infrastructure for the future was covered in the Dallas Morning News.

Senior Policy Analyst Tony Dutzik moderated a panel at the Shared Mobility Summit on the role of shared mobility in moving the nation toward carbon-free transportation.