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Summary of Common Good’s Report: Two Years, Not Ten Years

Philip K. Howard, American Infrastructure, May 11, 2017


American Infrastructure magazine publishes a summary of Philip’s September 2015 report on the costs of delaying infrastructure permits.

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Fixing the Civil Service

Philip K. Howard, Ripon Forum, April 28, 2017


Philip details how America’s civil service system could and should be remade for the 21st century.

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A Trillion Is Not Enough: Trump’s Infrastructure Ambitions Grow

David Smith, Guardian, April 12, 2017


Philip is interviewed about his meeting with President Trump and a possible way forward to fix America’s broken infrastructure.

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When Will Trump and Congress Shred the Red Tape?

Michael Barone, Washington Examiner, April 3, 2017


Syndicated columnist Michael Barone urges President Obama to read Philip’s recent essay in the New York Daily News on how Congress can expedite infrastructure approvals.

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Shred the Red Tape

Philip K. Howard, New York Daily News, April 2, 2017


Philip puts that the onus on Congress to fix America’s infrastructure approval process and adequately fund projects.

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Jared Kushner Actually Has a Chance to Do Something Good for the Country

Philip K. Howard, Daily Beast, March 31, 2017


Philip outlines how a business-like approach to government could improve America’s infrastructure.

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Too Much Federal Regulation Has Piled Up in America

Economist, March 2, 2017


Philip’s work detailing the permitting of upgrades to the Bayonne Bridge is cited.

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How Trump Can Save Almost $1 Trillion in 10 Easy Steps

Philip K. Howard, Daily Beast, February 28, 2017


Philip offers ten areas where President Trump could cut wasteful spending in Washington.

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Speed Limits on Trump’s Infrastructure Drive: Federal Laws, Rare Species and Nimbys

David Harrison, Wall Street Journal, February 13, 2017


Philip and Common Good are cited in this article on the causes of delay in permitting infrastructure projects.

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The President’s Right to Say ‘You’re Fired’

Philip K. Howard, Wall Street Journal, January 30, 2017


Philip argues that the civil service system, as currently structured, is unconstitutional and could be rebuilt by an executive order.

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Civil Service Reform: Reassert the President’s Constitutional Authority

Philip K. Howard, American Interest, January 28, 2017


Philip expands on his January 30th Wall Street Journal essay on the need to remake the civil service system.

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Love to Hate Regulation? What’s Realistic to Expect Under Trump

Leigh Buchanan, Inc. , January 23, 2017


Philip is quoted in an article about what to expect regarding regulation under the Trump administration.

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