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Happy Earth Day! To mark the occasion we have a sinking oil rig off the coast of Louisiana that is leaking oil into the Gulf...

Apr 22, 2010 Blog Post
Holding Government Accountable for Fixing America’s Crumbling Roads and Bridges

Over the last 50 years, America has built roads and bridges at a pace and scale that dwarfs most of the rest of the world....

Apr 15, 2010 Report
How the 50 States Rate in Providing Online Access to Government Spending Data

This report evaluates states’ progress toward “Transparency 2.0” – a new standard of comprehensive, one-stop, one-click budget accountability and accessibility. At least 7 states have...

Apr 16, 2010 Report

If we’re going to solve global warming, we need all the good ideas we can get. And there is no better place to try those...

Apr 16, 2010 Blog Post
Reducing Oil Dependence and Cutting Global Warming Pollution

America’s dependence on oil threatens our economy and harms our environment. The Obama administration unveiled new standards for automobile fuel economy and global warming emissions—based...

Apr 10, 2010 Report
A First Look at Progress Toward Meeting EmPOWER Maryland Goals

Maryland adopted the EmPOWER Maryland Act in 2008, establishing clear energy efficiency goals for the state. However, the state is not on track to achieve...

Apr 10, 2010 Report

It is untrue that global warming pollution and economic growth move in lockstep. It is possible to grow the economy while producing less pollution.

Apr 8, 2010 Blog Post

A host of studies, including a recent one by the National Academy of Sciences, have shown that there are plenty of cost-effective energy efficiency opportunities...

Apr 6, 2010 Blog Post

Yesterday, the Obama administration announced new fuel economy and emission standards for cars and light trucks that represent a huge leap forward in reducing our...

Apr 2, 2010 Blog Post
Key Public Transportation Projects and Their Benefits for the Constitution State

Public transportation makes a vital contribution to Connecticut's transportation system, relieving congestion, reducing our dependence on oil, curbing pollution, stimulating the economy, and helping to...

Apr 1, 2010 Report

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