Common Good Releases “Billions for Red Tape” Report


(May 09, 2016) Common Good today released a report revealing that improved permitting for the proposed Gateway Rail Tunnel Project under the Hudson River could save taxpayers billions and avoid significant environmental harm. 

Large Majorities of Voters Want Federal Government Simplified


(December 11, 2012) A new nationwide survey of U.S. voters finds that large majorities think America needs simpler, less complicated government. At a time when national political issues are polarized, the magnitude of agreement found in this poll is striking: 

69% of Small Business Leaders Say Complicated Government Regulations Impede Job Creation


(October 1, 2012) A new nationwide survey of small business owners and managers finds that 69% believe complicated government regulations are “major impediments to the creation of new jobs.” Of those surveyed, 68% said that more businesses are investing in new technology rather than new employees “to avoid complications created by federal employment laws, mandates and regulations.”