covid19

BLOG: Self-Dealing, COVID-19 and the Public Trust

BLOG: Self-Dealing, COVID-19 and the Public Trust

Reports that U.S. Senators sold millions of dollars in stock after receiving non-public information during Congressional briefings in January and February on the coronavirus threat should come as no surprise given the endemic self-dealing by government leaders. These...

Coronavirus Leaves National Parks in Leaderless Limbo   

For Immediate Release:  Monday, March 23, 2020 Contact:  Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Park Entrance Fees Waived as Visitor Centers Shuttered and Staff Telework Washington, DC — National parks are getting mixed messages, as visitor centers are closing while the...
ALERT: Pandemic Perspective

ALERT: Pandemic Perspective

    As the novel coronavirus spreads across the country, many people have asked how we plan to continue to our work. The global impact of the coronavirus is bringing dramatic changes to how we live, many of which we have already begun to feel around the...

Trump’s Misguided Pandemic Talking Points  

For Immediate Release:  Thursday, March 19, 2020 Contact:  Kirsten Stade (240) 247-0296 Officials Ordered to Praise the President and Downplay Risks Washington, DC — Even as the true dimensions of the COVID-19 pandemic are becoming evident, federal officials are under...
PEERMail: Bungling Public Health in a Pandemic

PEERMail: Bungling Public Health in a Pandemic

The United States’ bungled response to the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus points to a rapid decline in our government’s ability to anticipate and respond to emerging and existing public health threats. It highlights how, now more than ever, we need groups like PEER...