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.

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Featured Story


"You have to understand the rural way of life... People no longer let their grandchildren play in the yard without fear. The smell, the pollution and the fear affect all aspects of life." Read more.

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Issues We're Working On


    The SCRUB Act would establish a new federal commission tasked with eliminating long-established and essential public protections. Learn More.
  • Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act

    The Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act would empower opponents of regulation to perpetuate unlawful rulemaking delays. Learn More.
  • REINS Act

    The REINS Act would require all significant new regulations to be approved by both chambers of Congress before taking effect. 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.