2,300 Miles Apart

2,300 miles separate Coatesville from Missoula, but the two towns have more in common than you might think. One important similarity? Their ongoing struggles with private, for-profit water companies, like too many cities [...]
July 2015

Responsible Contracting Legislative Update – 2015

As elements of the Taxpayer Empowerment Agenda are adopted by states and cities across the country, In The Public Interest will continue our efforts to support campaigns and achieve significant victories in the fight for [...]
July 2015

Reducing Prison Populations One Good Job at a Time

The TRAC program is just one way the labor movement is stepping up to address the need for criminal justice reform and reduce prison populations in the U.S. It should serve as a model for other prisons across the country. [...]
June 2015

The New IT Thing

It’s become painfully clear that governments can no longer afford to simply buy the claims of corporations seeking a multi-million dollar contract. Claims of “cost-savings” and “efficiencies” must be properly [...]
June 2015