Original Reporting

Original Reporting | James Lardner | Environment, Regulation
March 9, 2011 — In 1983, Ronald Reagan needed a symbol of integrity to run the Environmental Protection Administration and put the lid on a scandal involving its Superfund cleanup program. He...view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | Health care, Medicine
March 2, 2011 — As recently reported by Remapping Debate, little is being done to deal with the crisis in medical care that will result from the massive physician shortage that is just around the...view
Original Reporting | James Lardner | Regulation
A massive 2008 coal ash spill in Tennessee was the catalyst for an Environmental Protection Agency effort to require improved storage practices. February 16, 2011 — “We’re listening” signs had...view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | Aging, Health care, Medicine
February 16, 2011 — The shortage of doctors in the United States ­— already a problem for millions of Americans who live in areas where it is difficult to get an appointment or access to emergency...view
Original Reporting | Greg Marx | Economy, Education, Income inequality
February 9, 2011 — As American policy-makers grope for strategies to deliver broadly shared economic prosperity, calls for increased education are more insistent than ever. In his State of the Union...view
Original Reporting | Brian Paul | Environment, NYC, Transportation
February 9, 2011 — Despite New York City’s extensive mass transportation network, its streetscape was, for decades, distinctly car-centric. In April 2007, however, there was a seismic shift. Mayor...view
Original Reporting | Diana Jean Schemo | Economy, State government, Taxes
February 9, 2011 — For nearly five years, the 12 states ringing the Great Lakes have worked together in an entity called the Great Lakes Economic Initiative, designed to promote development of the...view
Original Reporting | James Lardner | Budget deficit, Education
February 3, 2011 — No one has done more than the billionaire private-equity investor Peter G. Peterson to stir America’s anxiety over deficits, debt, and what Peterson (among others) considers out...view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | Regulation, Trade
President Barack Obama speaking with South Korean President Lee Myung-bak at the G-20 Summit in Seoul in Nov. 2010. February 1, 2011 — Over the last 20 years, proponents of free trade have rested...view
Original Reporting | Diana Jean Schemo | Unions
February 1, 2011 — Earlier this month, the Republican Study Committee, a group representing two thirds of Congressional Republicans, issued a raft of recommendations that, they said, could save...view