In our new podcast, Congressional Fellows (employees who are embedded on Congressional staffs) are collecting salaries from outside groups, including industry. It sounds like every lobbyist's fantasy. But it's not fiction - it's a reality on Capitol Hill.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission won’t hold a hearing with local activists about a lack of critical safety equipment at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station.
The Constitution Project and the Levin Center highlighted the intricacies of information access between the executive and legislative branches in a two-panel event.
Dodd-Frank requires oil, gas, and coal companies to be more transparent; the Securities and Exchange Commission has finally implemented rules to enforce the law after years of effective resistance from the companies. Looking forward, Congress must also ensure that these companies restore our public lands by eliminating self-bonds.