About CSS

The Coalition for Sensible Safeguards is a national alliance of more than 150 consumer, labor, scientific, research, faith, community, environmental, small business, good government, public health and public interest groups — representing millions of Americans.

We are joined in the belief that our country’s system of regulatory safeguards should secure our quality of life, pave the way for a sound economy and benefit us all. Learn more about the coalition.

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Featured Story


"If we encounter a train derailment in our community, over 3,000 individuals will not be able to safely evacuate. In addition, a significant percentage of our community is within one mile of the blast zone." Read more.

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Issues We're Working On

  • REINS Act

    The REINS Act would require all significant new regulations to be approved by both chambers of Congress before taking effect. Learn More.
  • Independent Agency Regulatory Analysis Act

    The Independent Agency Regulatory Analysis Act would subject independent agencies to the distorting influence of political pressure. Learn More.
  • Regulatory Accountability Act

    The Regulatory Accountability Act would force agencies to pick the health and safety protections that are least costly to big business – rather than most protective of the public. Learn More.
  • Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act

    The Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act would would force agencies to treat every new rule as impacting small business, even ones that in reality only apply to big corporations. Learn More.