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Fiscal and Management Accountability at the Pentagon Article
Aerial view of the Pentagon building, August 2019. (Getty/Bill Clark)

Fiscal and Management Accountability at the Pentagon

A House-Senate Conference Committee is considering a key provision on Pentagon management that would impact accountability and how taxpayer dollars are spent.

Rudy deLeon, Brent Woolfork

Putting Big Oil Subsidies to Work Article
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), center, accompanied by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), right, and Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), gestures during a news conference to discuss President Barack Obama's decision to halt the Keystone XL pipeline.  (AP/J. Scott Applewhite)

Putting Big Oil Subsidies to Work

Donna Cooper, Richard Caperton, Kate Gordon, and Daniel J. Weiss detail a plan to redirect billions of dollars in giveaways to Big Oil toward building infrastructure to put Americans back on the job.

Donna Cooper, Richard W. Caperton, Kate Gordon, 1 More Daniel J. Weiss

Meeting the Infrastructure Imperative Report
Investing in our freight infrastructure system would not only help  American businesses remain competitive but would also immediately  produce hundreds of thousands of new jobs in the construction and  manufacturing industries, which are among those hardest hit by the  recession. (AP/Rick Bowmer)

Meeting the Infrastructure Imperative

Donna Cooper takes a look at our nation's infrastructure spending needs, and explains how we can pay for them and put Americans back to work.

Donna Cooper

Series on U.S. Science, Innovation, and Economic Competitiveness Report
Giving the innovation engine a tuneup is the first step to ensuring a prosperous and broadly shared economic future for all Americans. (AP/ Charles Krupa)

Series on U.S. Science, Innovation, and Economic Competitiveness

Two CAP teams, one from Science Progress and the other from the Doing What Works project, release a series of reports focusing on different building blocks of our national competitiveness.

Destroying Our Infrastructure and Our Construction Industry Article
Construction crews work on building a runway as part of the O'Hare International Airport expansion plan in Chicago. (AP/Jim Prisching)

Destroying Our Infrastructure and Our Construction Industry

Donna Cooper details why legislation to fund airport construction and safety as well as federal highway repairs and construction face unconscionable elimination in Congress.

Donna Cooper

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