Common Good Calls for Overhaul to Cut Waste in the US Health Care System


(Oct 10, 2019) Philip K. Howard, Chair of Common Good, the nonpartisan reform coalition, today called for a bureaucratic and legal overhaul to cut waste in the US health care system, based on a new analysis published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), which shows that the cost of that waste is now comparable to the cost of Medicare. 

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: