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Billions for Red Tape: Focusing on the Approval Process for the Gateway Rail Tunnel Project

Philip K. Howard, Common Good, May 9, 2016


In a new report, Philip and Common Good show that improved permitting for the proposed Gateway Project would save taxpayers billions and avoid significant environmental harm.

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Beltway Sclerosis

Editorial Board, Las Vegas Review-Journal, April 6, 2016


The Las Vegas Review-Journal editorial board endorses Philip Howard’s Wall Street Journal essay “The Crippling Hold of Old Law.”

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The Crippling Hold of Old Law

Philip K. Howard, Wall Street Journal, April 2, 2016


Philip explains how bringing American law up-to-date would transform society.

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When Nobody is in Charge

Andrew R. Thomas, Industry Week , February 29, 2016


Andrew Thomas reviews The Rule of Nobody, stating that “to best maintain sanity and perspective amidst all of this (political) noise, one would be well served to [read it].”

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A New Kind of Public Works

Will Marshall , Democracy, February 11, 2016


In an essay laying out a new infrastructure policy, the Progressive Policy Institute’s Will Marshall draws from Philip-authored report on permitting reform “Two Years, Not Ten Years.”

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President Nobody: No One to Fix Society’s Problems

Megan Wildhood, Real Change News, December 9, 2015


Megan Wildhood reviews The Rule of Nobody, writing: “[I]f The System were working so well, why would it need all this (red) tape to hold it together? Then consider Howard’s book.”

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One Man’s Suggestion for U.S. Infrastructure Fix

Editorial, The Oklahoman, January 14, 2016


The Oklahoman editorial board writes in support of Philip’s recent infrastructure proposal in The Atlantic.

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5 Questions for Philip K. Howard

Abby Schachter, CapX, January 12, 2016


Philip talks about infrastructure permitting reform, the need for decision-makers to be able to make decisions.

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Put Humans in Charge

Philip K. Howard, Public Administration Review, January 1, 2016


Philip offers a prescription to fix broken government: restore human responsibility.

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How to Fix a Pothole With Bipartisan Approval

Philip K. Howard, The Atlantic, December 28, 2015


Philip proposes a potential deal between Democrats and Republicans that could transform the economy.

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How Congress Can Fix Broken Government

Philip K. Howard, Ripon Forum, December 14, 2015


Philip contributes to an issue of the Ripon Forum focusing on the need to fix old laws.

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Making Our Roads ‘Shovel-Ready’

William Galston, Wall Street Journal, December 2, 2015


Brookings’ William Galston calls Common Good’s Two Years, Not Ten Years “a landmark report.”

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