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The Congressional Review Act: The Case for Repeal

The Congressional Review Act: The Case for Repeal, CPR Report 1801, by Thomas O. McGarity, Rena Steinzor, James Goodwin, and Katherine Tracy, May 2018.

Type: Reports (May 2, 2018)
PDF: The Congressional Review Act: The Case for Repeal, CPR Report 1801, by Thomas O. McGarity, Rena Steinzor, James Goodwin, and Katherine Tracy, May 2018.
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity, Rena Steinzor, James Goodwin, Katie Tracy
Tags: assault on our safeguards CRA
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

The Twin Demons of the Trump-Bannon Assault on Democracy

The Twin Demons of the Trump-Bannon Assault on Democracy, CPR Paper 1704, by CPR Member Scholar Joseph Tomain, June 2017.

Type: Reports (June 1, 2017)
PDF: The Twin Demons of the Trump-Bannon Assault on Democracy, CPR Paper 1704, by CPR Member Scholar Joseph Tomain, June 2017.
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Author(s): Joseph Tomain
Tags: assault on our safeguards
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Joint Letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler re Cost-Benefit Analysis Proposal

Joint Letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler re Cost-Benefit Analysis Proposal from CPR Member Scholars. Nineteen CPR Member Scholars joined in comments calling on Wheeler to withdraw an Advance Notice of Public Rulemaking on cost-benefit analysis. August 13, 2018.

Type: Letters to Agencies (Aug. 13, 2018)
PDF: Joint Letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler re Cost-Benefit Analysis Proposal
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Author(s): Alejandro Camacho, Kirsten Engel, Victor Flatt, Alexandra Klass, Thomas McGarity, Rebecca Bratspies, Heather Elliott, Daniel Farber, Robert Glicksman, Martha McCluskey, Joel Mintz, Richard Murphy, Amy Sinden, Rena Steinzor, Robert Verchick, Sidney Shapiro, Karen Sokol, Joseph Tomain
Tags: assault on our safeguards cost-benefit
Categories: Energy & Environment Energy & Environment Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Lisa Heinzerling's testimony to House Committee on Small Business on the impact of the President's ongoing rollback of regulatory safeguards.

Lisa Heinzerling's March 7, 2018, testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business on the impact of the President's ongoing rollback of regulatory safeguards.

Type: Legislative Testimony (March 7, 2018)
PDF: Lisa Heinzerling's March 7, 2018, testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business on the impact of the President's ongoing rollback of regulatory safeguards.
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Author(s): Lisa Heinzerling
Tags: assault on our safeguards anti-safeguard legislation
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

May 2, 2018, Congressional Review Act Rollbacks Are Endangering Our Health and Safety

May 2, 2018, Congressional Review Act Rollbacks Are Endangering Our Health and Safety

Type: News Releases (May 2, 2018)
PDF: May 2, 2018, Congressional Review Act Rollbacks Are Endangering Our Health and Safety
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

How Trump Officials Abuse Cost-Benefit Analysis to Attack Regulations

How Trump Officials Abuse Cost-Benefit Analysis to Attack Regulations, op-ed by Dan Farber

Type: Op-Eds (Jan. 9, 2019)
PDF: How Trump Officials Abuse Cost-Benefit Analysis to Attack Regulations
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Author(s): Daniel Farber
Tags: cost-benefit
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Joint Letter to Senate Majority Leader McConnell calling for an end to the government shutdown, January 23, 2019.

Joint Letter to Senate Majority Leader McConnell calling for an end to the government shutdown, January 23, 2019.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Jan. 23, 2019)
PDF: Joint Letter to Senate Majority Leader McConnell calling for an end to the government shutdown, January 23, 2019.
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

The Shutdown and the Safety Gap

The Shutdown and the Safety Gap, op-ed by Thomas McGarity
Type: Op-Eds (Feb. 5, 2019)
PDF: The Shutdown and the Safety Gap
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity
Tags: enforcement shutdown assault on our safeguards
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Last government shutdown offers lessons on avoiding another

Last government shutdown offers lessons on avoiding another, op-ed by Joel Mintz

Type: Op-Eds (Feb. 6, 2019)
PDF: Last government shutdown offers lessons
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Author(s): Joel Mintz
Tags: shutdown assault on our safeguards
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

It's Official: Trump's policies deter EPA staff from enforcing the law

It's Official: Trump's policies deter EPA staff from enforcing the law, op-ed by Joel Mintz

Type: Op-Eds (Feb. 16, 2019)
PDF: It's official: Trump's policies deter EPA staff
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Author(s): Joel Mintz
Tags: enforcement assault on our safeguards
Categories: Energy & Environment Energy & Environment Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

What President Trump's Infrastructure Agenda Gets Wrong

What President Trump's Infrastructure Agenda Gets Wrong, op-ed by Alejandro Camacho
Type: Op-Eds (May 6, 2019)
PDF: What President Trump's Infrastructure Agenda Gets Wrong
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Author(s): Alejandro Camacho
Tags: infrastructure
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

What the Census Case Will Say About the Supreme Court

What the Census Case Will Say About the Supreme Court, op-ed by William Buzbee
Type: Op-Eds (April 23, 2019)
PDF: What the Census Case Will Say About the Supreme Court
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Author(s): William Buzbee
Tags: census
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

A defeat on offshore drilling extends the Trump administration's losing streak in court

A defeat on offshore drilling extends the Trump administration's losing streak in court, op-ed by Alejandro Camacho and Robert Glicksman

Type: Op-Eds (April 9, 2019)
PDF: A defeat on offshore drilling extends the Trump administration's losing streak in court
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Author(s): Robert Glicksman, Alejandro Camacho
Tags: Reorganizing Government offshore drilling
Categories: Energy & Environment Energy & Environment Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

EPA's backward accounting protects polluters, not the people

EPA's backward accounting protects polluters, not the people, op-ed by Amy Sinden and James Goodwin

Type: Op-Eds (July 1, 2019)
PDF: EPA's backward accounting protects polluters, not the people
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Author(s): Amy Sinden, James Goodwin
Tags: Trump administration cost-benefit
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

The Coming Decline of Anti-Regulatory Conservatism

The Coming Decline of Anti-Regulatory Conservatism

Type: Op-Eds (July 22, 2019)
PDF: The Coming Decline of Anti-Regulatory Conservatism
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

November 30, 2006, Half of U.S. Breathes Dangerous Levels of Smog; Lax State Enforcement Faulted.

November 30, 2006, 'Half of U.S. Breathes Dangerous Levels of Smog; Lax State Enforcement Faulted.'

Type: News Releases (Nov. 30, 2006)
PDF: November 30, 2006, Half of U.S. Breathes Dangerous Levels of Smog; Lax State Enforcement Faulted.
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Rena Steinzor's testimony before the House Science and Technology Committee's Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight on clean science and regulatory issues.

Rena Steinzor's April 30, 2009, testimony before the House Science and Technology Committee's Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight on clean science and regulatory issues.

Type: Legislative Testimony (April 30, 2009)
PDF: Rena Steinzor's April 30, 2009 testimony before the House Science and Technology Committee's Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight on clean science and regulatory issues.
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Tags: regulatory review clean science
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Saving Science from Politicians

Saving Science from Politicians, op-ed by Wendy Wagner and Rena Steinzor

Type: Op-Eds (Sept. 5, 2006)
PDF: Saving Science from Politicians
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Author(s): Wendy Wagner, Rena Steinzor
Tags: clean science
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

January 26, 2009. The Choices Facing Cass Sunstein: CPR Member Scholars Point to Trouble Ahead for ‘Regulatory Czar’

Type: News Releases (Jan. 26, 2009)
PDF: The Choices Facing Cass Sunstein
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Reinvigorating Protection Of Health, Safety, And The Environment: The Choices Facing Cass Sunstein

The Choices Facing Cass Sunstein, CPR White Paper 901, by multiple CPR Member Scholars

Type: Reports (Jan. 6, 2009)
PDF: Reinvigorating Protection of Health, Safety, and the Environment: The Choices Facing Cass Sunstein, CPR White Paper 901
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

The Truth About Torts: Regulatory Preemption at the Consumer Product Safety Commission

The Truth About Torts: Regulatory Preemption at the Consumer Product Safety Commission, CPR White Paper 807.

Type: Reports (Nov. 5, 2008)
PDF: The Truth About Torts: Regulatory Preemption at the Consumer Product Safety Commission White Paper 807.
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Author(s): Bill Funk, Thomas McGarity, Nina Mendelson, Sidney Shapiro, David Vladeck, Matt Shudtz
Tags: torts Consumer Protection
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Rescuing Science from Politics

Rescuing Science from Politics, op-ed by Wendy Wagner and Rena Steinzor

Type: Op-Eds (March 23, 2009)
PDF: Rescuing Science from Politics
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Wendy Wagner
Tags: clean science
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Final Comments on Obama Regulatory Review Process

Final Comments on Obama Regulatory Review Process, joint letter from several CPR Member Scholars

Type: Letters to Agencies (March 16, 2009)
PDF: Final Comments on Obama Regulatory Review Process
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Author(s): Robert Glicksman, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, Amy Sinden, Rena Steinzor, Robert Verchick
Tags: OIRA executive orders
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Saving Science from Politics: Nine Essential Reforms of the Legal System

Saving Science from Politics: Nine Essential Reforms of the Legal System, White Paper 805, July 2008.

Type: Reports (July 16, 2008)
PDF: Saving Science from Politics: Nine Essential Reforms of the Legal System(672 kb download), by CPR Member Scholars Rena Steinzor and Wendy Wagner, together with CPR Policy Analyst Matthew Shudtz, White Paper 805, July 2008.
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Wendy Wagner, Matt Shudtz
Tags: clean science
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Sidney Shapiro's testimony before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs of the House Government Reform Committee on the Information Quality Act.

Sidney Shapiro's July 20, 2005, testimony before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs of the House Government Reform Committee on the Information Quality Act.

Type: Legislative Testimony (July 20, 2005)
PDF: Sidney Shapiro's July 20, 2005 testimony before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs of the House Government Reform Committee on the Information Quality Act.
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Author(s): Sidney Shapiro
Tags: Data Quality Act
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Politics and Precaution

Politics and Precaution, op-ed by William Buzbee

Type: Op-Eds (Jan. 22, 2005)
PDF: Politics and Precaution
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Author(s): William Buzbee
Tags: agency leadership
Categories: Energy & Environment Energy & Environment Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Mother Earth and Uncle Sam: How Pollution and Hollow Government Hurt Our Kids

Mother Earth and Uncle Sam: How Pollution and Hollow Government Hurt Our Kids, by Rena Steinzor, White Paper 801, May 2008, a summary of her book by the same name.

Type: Reports (April 16, 2008)
PDF: Mother Earth and Uncle Sam: How Pollution and Hollow Government Hurt Our Kids, by Rena Steinzor, White Paper 801, May 2008, a summary of her book by the same name.
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Preliminary Comments on Obama Regulatory Process Memo.

Preliminary Comments on Obama Regulatory Process Memo. Letter to OMB chief Peter Orszag.

Type: Letters to Agencies (Feb. 20, 2009)
PDF: Preliminary Comments on Obama Regulatory Process Memo. Rena Steinzor's February 20, 2009 letter to OMB chief Peter Orszag
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Tags: OIRA executive orders
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Data Quality Or Scientific Censorship?

Data Quality Or Scientific Censorship?, op-ed by John Applegate, Don Hornstein, Thomas O. McGarity, Sid Shapiro, RenaSteinzor, and Wendy Wagner, published in Risk Policy Report

Type: Op-Eds (Oct. 14, 2003)
PDF: Data Quality Or Scientific Censorship?
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Author(s): Donald Hornstein, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, Rena Steinzor, Wendy Wagner
Tags: OIRA Data Quality Act
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

March 8, 2005: Industry Using 'Information Quality Act' to Evade Environmental, Health, Safety Standards.

Type: News Releases (March 8, 2005)
PDF: March 8, 2005: Industry Using 'Information Quality Act' to Evade Environmental, Health, Safety Standards.
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Balancing Lives Against Lucre

Balancing Lives Against Lucre, op-ed by Frank Ackerman and Lisa Heinzerling

Type: Op-Eds (Feb. 25, 2004)
PDF: Balancing Lives Against Lucre
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Author(s): Frank Ackerman, Lisa Heinzerling
Tags: OIRA cost-benefit
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

April 15, 2004: CPR's Sidney Shapiro's reaction to OMB's revised Peer Review Guidelines.

Type: News Releases (April 15, 2004)
PDF: April 15, 2004: CPR's Sidney Shapiro's reaction to OMB's revised Peer Review Guidelines.
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Strategies for Closing the Chemical Data Gap

Strategies for Closing the Chemical Data Gap, by John S. Applegate and Katherine Baer, White Paper 602, April 2006.

Type: Reports (April 12, 2006)
PDF: Strategies for Closing the Chemical Data Gap (400 kb download), by John S. Applegate and Katherine Baer, White Paper 602, April 2006.
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Markets, Monocultures, and Malnutrition: Agricultural Trade Policy through an Environmental Justice Lens

Markets, Monocultures, and Malnutrition: Agricultural Trade Policy through an Environmental Justice Lens, by Carmen G. Gonzalez, White Paper 702, April 2007.

Type: Reports (April 18, 2007)
PDF: Markets, Monocultures, and Malnutrition: Agricultural Trade Policy through an Environmental Justice Lens, by Carmen G. Gonzalez, White Paper 702, April 2007.
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Author(s): Carmen Gonzalez
Tags: agriculture environmental justice agricultural pollution
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Applying Cost Benefit Analysis to Past Decisions

Applying Cost Benefit Analysis to Past Decisions, by Frank Ackerman, Lisa Heinzerling, and Rachel Massey. White Paper 401, July 2004.

Type: Reports (July 8, 2004)
PDF: Applying Cost Benefit Analysis to Past Decisions, by Frank Ackerman, (then-Member Scholar) Lisa Heinzerling, and Rachel Massey. White Paper 401, July 2004.
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Author(s): Lisa Heinzerling, Frank Ackerman
Tags: cost-benefit
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Doubting Daubert

Doubting Daubert, by Lisa Heinzerling, White Paper 511, August 2005.

Type: Reports (Sept. 7, 2005)
PDF: Doubting Daubert, by Lisa Heinzerling, White Paper 511, August 2005.
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Author(s): Lisa Heinzerling
Tags: cost-benefit
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Sequestered Science: Secrets Threatening Public Health

Sequestered Science: Secrets Threatening Public Health, by Rena Steinzor and Matthew Shudtz, White Paper 703, April 2007.

Type: Reports (April 17, 2007)
PDF: Sequestered Science: Secrets Threatening Public Health (273 kb download), by Rena Steinzor and Matthew Shudtz, White Paper 703, April 2007.
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Matt Shudtz
Tags: clean science
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Editorial memorandum on Wendy Wagner/David Michaels proposal for disclosure of corporate influence on science in the regulatory process.

Editorial memorandum: Wendy Wagner and David Michaels' proposal for disclosure of corporate influence on science in the regulatory process.
Type: Editorial Memos (May 6, 2009)
PDF: Editorial memorandum on Wendy Wagner/David Michaels proposal for disclosure of corporate influence on science in the regulatory process.
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

September 16, 2003: CPR's Steinzor Raps EPA for Enforcement Failures; Steinzor: 'EPA's Enforcement Program is Falling Apart'

CPR's Steinzor Raps EPA for Enforcement Failures; Steinzor: 'EPA's Enforcement Program is Falling Apart'

Type: News Releases (Sept. 16, 2003)
PDF: CPR's Steinzor Raps EPA for Enforcement Failures; Steinzor: 'EPA's Enforcement Program is Falling Apart'
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

April 30, 2009. Obama Administration Should Redefine Role of 'Regulatory Czar' to Help Protect Citizens, Not Weaken Regulation, CPR President Tells Congressional Committee

Type: News Releases (April 30, 2009)
PDF: Obama Administration Should Redefine Role of 'Regulatory Czar' to Help Protect Citizens, Not Weaken Regulation, CPR President Tells Congressional Committee
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Reviving Regulation

Reviving Regulation, op-ed by Rena Steinzor

Type: Op-Eds (Sept. 28, 2009)
PDF: Reviving Regulation
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

January 27, 2006: CPR's Steinzor on John Graham's Departure from OIRA: Graham Legacy is Weaker Safeguards, Cozier Relationship with Industry.

Type: News Releases (Jan. 27, 2006)
PDF: January 27, 2006: CPR's Steinzor on John Graham's Departure from OIRA: Graham Legacy is Weaker Safeguards, Cozier Relationship with Industry.
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

April 1, 2009. Supreme Court Ruling in Entergy v. EPA Narrow Enough to Leave Obama Administration Leeway to Protect Waters, Says Center for Progressive Reform Scholar, Amy Sinden

Type: News Releases (April 1, 2009)
PDF: Supreme Court Ruling in Entergy v. EPA Narrow Enough to Leave Obama Administration Leeway to Protect Waters, Says Center for Progressive Reform Scholar, Amy Sinden
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Limiting Federal Agency Preemption: Recommendations for a New Federalism Executive Order

Type: Reports (Nov. 19, 2008)
PDF: Limiting Federal Agency Preemption: Recommendations for a New Federalism Executive Order
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity, Nina Mendelson, Sidney Shapiro, David Vladeck, Matt Shudtz, James Goodwin
Tags: preemption
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Comments on the Department of Homeland Security's Procedures for Handling Critical Infrastructure Information (Interim Rule).

Rena Steinzor's May 2004 comments on the Department of Homeland Security's Procedures for Handling Critical Infrastructure Information (Interim Rule).

Type: Letters to Agencies (May 20, 2004)
PDF: Steinzor CII Comments for DHS. Rena Steinzor's May 2004 comments on the Department of Homeland Security's Procedures for Handling Critical Infrastructure Information (Interim Rule).
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Karen Sokol
Tags: critical infrastructure
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

April 6, 2006: CPR White Paper Proposes Innovative Solutions to Gaps in Data on Toxic Chemicals.

Type: News Releases (April 6, 2006)
PDF: April 6, 2006: CPR White Paper Proposes Innovative Solutions to Gaps in Data on Toxic Chemicals.
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Bush's Cost-Benefit View Carries a High Price

Bush's Cost-Benefit View Carries a High Price, op-ed by Frank Ackerman and Lisa Heinzerling

Type: Op-Eds (April 26, 2004)
PDF: Bush's Cost-Benefit View Carries a High Price
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Author(s): Lisa Heinzerling, Frank Ackerman
Tags: OIRA cost-benefit
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Ossifying Ossification: Why the Information Quality Act Should Not Provide for Judicial Review

Ossifying Ossification: Why the Information Quality Act Should Not Provide for Judicial Review, by Sidney A. Shapiro, Rena Steinzor and Margaret Clune, White Paper 601, February 2006.

Type: Reports (Feb. 15, 2006)
PDF: Ossifying Ossification: Why the Information Quality Act Should Not Provide for Judicial Review, by Sidney A. Shapiro, Rena Steinzor and Margaret Clune, White Paper 601, February 2006.
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Author(s): Sidney Shapiro, Rena Steinzor, Margaret Giblin
Tags: Data Quality Act
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Is Cost-Benefit Analysis Neutral? An Analysis of the Bush Administration's Approach to Environmental, Health, and Safety Protection

Is Cost-Benefit Analysis Neutral? An Analysis of the Bush Administration's Approach to Environmental, Health, and Safety Protection, by David M. Driesen, White Paper 507, June 2005.

Type: Reports (June 15, 2005)
PDF: Is Cost-Benefit Analysis Neutral? An Analysis of the Bush Administration's Approach to Environmental, Health, and Safety Protection, by David M. Driesen, White Paper 507, June 2005.
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Author(s): David Driesen
Tags: cost-benefit
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Rescuing Science from Politics: Regulation and the Distortion of Scientific Research

Rescuing Science from Politics: Regulation and the Distortion of Scientific Research, by Wendy Wagner and Rena Steinzor

Type: Reports (Aug. 6, 2006)
PDF: Rescuing Science from Politics: Regulation and the Distortion of Scientific Research, by Wendy Wagner and Rena Steinzor
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Author(s): Wendy Wagner, Rena Steinzor
Tags: clean science
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Sidney Shapiro's testimony on the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 2008.

Sidney Shapiro's April 2, 2008, testimony before the Subcommittee on Information Policy, Census and National Archives of the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, on the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 2008.

Type: Legislative Testimony (April 2, 2008)
PDF: Sidney Shapiro's April 2, 2008 testimony before the Subcommittee on Information Policy, Census and National Archives of the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, on the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 2008.
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Author(s): Sidney Shapiro
Tags: advisory committees
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

David Vladeck's testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Bush Administration's push for agency preemption of state tort laws.

David Vladeck's September 12, 2007, testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Bush Administration's push for agency preemption of state tort laws.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Sept. 12, 2007)
PDF: David Vladeck's September 12, 2007 testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Bush Administration's push for agency preemption of state tort laws.
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Author(s): David Vladeck
Tags: preemption
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

November 11, 2008. CPR Scholars Propose Slate of Executive Orders to Launch Obama Administration's Work on Health, Safety and Environment.

Type: News Releases (Nov. 11, 2008)
PDF: November 11, 2008,'CPR Scholars Propose Slate of Executive Orders to Launch Obama Administration's Work on Health, Safety and Environment.
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

David Vladeck's February 13, 2007 testimony on EO 13422 before the Committee on Science and Technology Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight, U.S. House of Representatives.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Feb. 13, 2007)
PDF: David Vladeck's February 13, 2007 testimony on EO 13422 before the Committee on Science and Technology Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight, U.S. House of Representatives.
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Author(s): David Vladeck
Tags: regulatory review
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

The Truth About Torts: Rethinking Regulatory Preemption

The Truth About Torts: Rethinking Regulatory Preemption, CPR White Paper 902

Type: Reports (March 11, 2009)
PDF: The Truth About Torts: Rethinking Regulatory Preemption (2 meg), CPR White Paper 902
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Author(s): William Buzbee, Bill Funk, Thomas McGarity, Nina Mendelson, Sidney Shapiro, David Vladeck, Matt Shudtz
Tags: torts preemption
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Regulatory Underkill: The Bush Administration's Insidious Dismantling of Public Health and Environmental Protections

Regulatory Underkill: The Bush Administration's Insidious Dismantling of Public Health and Environmental Protections, by William W. Buzbee, Robert L. Glicksman, Sidney A. Shapiro and Karen Sokol. White Paper 503, February 2005.

Type: Reports (Feb. 9, 2005)
PDF: Regulatory Underkill: The Bush Administration's Insidious Dismantling of Public Health and Environmental Protections, by William W. Buzbee, Robert L. Glicksman, Sidney A. Shapiro and Karen Sokol. White Paper 503, February 2005.
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Author(s): William Buzbee, Robert Glicksman, Sidney Shapiro, Karen Sokol
Tags: underkill regulatory policy
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Regulatory Underkill: The Bush Administration's Insidious Dismantling of Public Health and Environmental Protections

Regulatory Underkill: The Bush Administration's Insidious Dismantling of Public Health and Environmental Protections, by William Buzbee, Robert Glicksman, Sidney Shapiro, and Karen Sokol. White Paper 406, October 2004.

Type: Reports (Oct. 13, 2004)
PDF: Regulatory Underkill: The Bush Administration's Insidious Dismantling of Public Health and Environmental Protections, by William Buzbee, Robert Glicksman, Sidney Shapiro, and Karen Sokol. White Paper 406, October 2004.
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Author(s): William Buzbee, Robert Glicksman, Sidney Shapiro, Karen Sokol
Tags: underkill regulatory policy
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Robert R.M. Verchick's February 25, 2004, testimony on OMB's 2004 Draft report to Congress on regulation

Robert R.M. Verchick's February 25, 2004, testimony to the Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Natural Resources and Regulatory Affairs on OMB's 2004 Draft report to Congress on the costs and benefits of regulation

Type: Legislative Testimony (Feb. 25, 2004)
PDF: Robert R.M. Verchick's February 25, 2004 testimony before the Subcomittee on Energy Policy, Natural Resources and Regulatory Affairs of the House Committee on Government Reform
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Author(s): Robert Verchick
Tags: OMB Reports to Congress cost-benefit
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

A New Progressive Agenda for Public Health and the Environment, a project of the Center for Progressive Regulation.

Type: Reports (Jan. 15, 2005)
PDF: A New Progressive Agenda for Public Health and the Environment, a project of the Center for Progressive Regulation. White Paper 501, January 2005.
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Author(s): Christopher Schroeder, Rena Steinzor
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

December 18, 2008, New CPR Report Spotlights Dangers of Regulatory Preemption at Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Type: News Releases (Dec. 18, 2008)
PDF: December 18, 2008, New CPR Report Spotlights Dangers of Regulatory Preemption at Consumer Product Safety Commission.
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Rena Steinzor's September 16, 2003, testimony to Congress on the Bush EPA's poor enforcement record

Type: Legislative Testimony (Sept. 16, 2003)
PDF: Rena Steinzor's September 16, 2003 testimony to Congress on the Bush EPA's poor enforcement record, September 16, 2003.
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Tags: enforcement
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Editorial Memorandum on the NHTSA's effort to preempt state emissions standards

Editorial Memorandum on the NHTSA's effort to preempt state emissions standards, by Rena Steinzor
Type: Editorial Memos (May 6, 2009)
PDF: Editorial Memorandum on the NHTSA's effort to preempt state emissions standards
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

The Feasibility Principle

The Feasibility Principle, by David Driesen, first in a series of papers outline alternatives to cost-benefit analysis. White Paper 407, December 2004.

Type: Reports (Dec. 15, 2004)
PDF: The Feasibility Principle, by David Driesen, first in a series of papers outline alternatives to cost-benefit analysis. White Paper 407, December 2004.
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Author(s): David Driesen
Tags: risk assessment cost-benefit
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Obama Initiative on 'Science Integrity' Must Go Beyond Fixing Bush Era Politicization, Say Center for Progressive Reform Scholars

Type: News Releases (April 3, 2009)
PDF: Obama Initiative on 'Science Integrity' Must Go Beyond Fixing Bush Era Politicization, Say Center for Progressive Reform Scholars
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Truth and Science Betrayed: The Case Against the Information Quality Act

Truth and Science Betrayed: The Case Against the Information Quality Act, by Thomas O. McGarity, Sidney A. Shapiro, Rena I. Steinzor, Joanna Goger and Margaret Clune. Publication 502

Type: Reports (March 16, 2005)
PDF: Truth and Science Betrayed: The Case Against the Information Quality Act, by Thomas O. McGarity, Sidney A. Shapiro, Rena I. Steinzor, Joanna Goger and Margaret Clune. Publication 502, March 2005.
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, Rena Steinzor, Margaret Giblin
Tags: Data Quality Act
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Court Takes Up Preemption Doctrine

Court Takes Up Preemption Doctrine, op-ed by Thomas McGarity

Type: Op-Eds (Nov. 28, 2008)
PDF: Court Takes Up Preemption Doctrine
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Sidney Shapiro's testimony on OMB's regulatory 'hit list' before the House Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs of the Committee on Government Reform.

Sidney Shapiro's April 12, 2005, testimony on OMB's regulatory 'hit list' before the House Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs of the Committee on Government Reform.

Type: Legislative Testimony (April 12, 2005)
PDF: Sidney Shapiro's April 12, 2005 congressional testimony on OMB's regulatory 'hit list' before the House Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs of the Committee on Government Reform.
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Author(s): Sidney Shapiro
Tags: regulatory capture
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Letter to EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson re IRIS

Member Scholar Rena Steinzor and CPR Policy Analyst Matt Shudtz's April 27, 2008 letter to EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson re the Integrated Risk Information System database

Type: Letters to Agencies (April 28, 2008)
PDF: IRIS Letter. Member Scholar Rena Steinzor and CPR Policy Analyst Matt Shudtz's April 27, 2008 letter to EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Matt Shudtz
Tags: IRIS
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

August 28, 2008, Saving Science from Politics: CPR Scholars' 'Nine Reforms' Offers Blueprint.

Type: News Releases (Aug. 28, 2008)
PDF: August 28, 2008, Saving Science from Politics: CPR Scholars' 'Nine Reforms' Offers Blueprint.
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

May 18, 2009, Experts to Debate Future of Centralized Regulatory Review in Obama Era at CPR Symposium, May 22, Media Advisory.

Type: News Releases (May 18, 2009)
PDF: May 18, 2009, Experts to Debate Future of Centralized Regulatory Review in Obama Era at CPR Symposium, May 22, Media Advisory.
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Editorial Memorandum on Cost Benefit Analysis and the Sunstein Nomination

Editorial Memorandum: Cost-Benefit Analysis and the Sunstein Nomination, by Rena Steinzor
Type: Editorial Memos (June 5, 2009)
PDF: Editorial Memorandum on Cost Benefit Analysis and the Sunstein Nomination
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

The Cost-Benefit Dodge: Used to Dilute Regulation

The Cost-Benefit Dodge: Used to Dilute Regulation, op-ed by Catherine O'Neill and Amy Sinden

Type: Op-Eds (June 5, 2009)
PDF: The Cost-Benefit Dodge: Used to Dilute Regulation
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Author(s): Catherine O'Neill, Amy Sinden
Tags: OIRA cost-benefit
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Letter to White House Science Advisor on Scientific Integrity

Letter to White House Science Advisor on Scientific Integrity from CPR's Rena Steinzor

Type: Letters to Agencies (May 13, 2009)
PDF: Letter to White House Science Advisor
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Tags: clean science
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Congress's Authority to Correct the Courts' Preemption Decisions

Congress's Authority to Correct the Courts' Preemption Decisions, CPR White Paper 905

Type: Reports (July 29, 2009)
PDF: Congress's Authority to Correct the Courts' Preemption Decisions (1.1 meg download), by William Buzbee,William Funk, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, and Matthew Shudtz, CPR White Paper 905, July 2009.
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Author(s): William Buzbee, Bill Funk, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, Matt Shudtz
Tags: preemption
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Thomas McGarity's Testimony on preemption of state tort laws in cases involving medical devices, before the Senate HELP Committee

Thomas McGarity's August 4, 2009, testimony on preemption of state tort laws in cases involving medical devices, before the Senate HELP Committee

Type: Legislative Testimony (Aug. 4, 2009)
PDF: Thomas McGarity's August 4, 2009 Testimony on preemption of state tort laws in cases involving medical devices, before the Senate HELP Committee. Read the news release.
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity
Tags: torts
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

The Hidden Human and Environmental Costs of Regulatory Delay

The Hidden Human and Environmental Costs of Regulatory Delay, CPR White Paper 907

Type: Reports (Oct. 27, 2009)
PDF: The Hidden Human and Environmental Costs of Regulatory Delay (700kb download), CPR White Paper 907, by Catherine O'Neill, Amy Sinden, Rena Steinzor, James Goodwin, and Yee Huang.
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Author(s): Catherine O'Neill, Amy Sinden, Rena Steinzor, James Goodwin, Yee Huang
Tags: regulatory capture regulatory policy
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

A Return to Common Sense: Protecting Health, Safety, and the Environment Through Pragmatic Regulatory Impact Analysis

A Return to Common Sense: Protecting Health, Safety, and the Environment Through Pragmatic Regulatory Impact Analysis, CPR White Paper 909

Type: Reports (Oct. 27, 2009)
PDF: A Return to Common Sense: Protecting Health, Safety, and the Environment Through Pragmatic Regulatory Impact Analysis
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Amy Sinden, Sidney Shapiro, James Goodwin
Tags: risk assessment cost-benefit
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Regulatory Dysfunction: How Insufficient Resources, Outdated Laws, and Political Interference Cripple the 'Protector Agencies'

Regulatory Dysfunction: How Insufficient Resources, Outdated Laws, and Political Interference Cripple the 'Protector Agencies,' CPR White Paper 906

Type: Reports (Aug. 12, 2009)
PDF: Regulatory Dysfunction: How Insufficient Resources, Outdated Laws, and Political Interference Cripple the 'Protector Agencies', CPR White Paper 906
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Sidney Shapiro, Matt Shudtz
Tags: regulatory capture regulatory policy cost-benefit
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

October 30, 2009, Solving the Puzzle of an Enfeebled Regulatory System; Citing Regulatory System in Severe Disrepair

Type: News Releases (Oct. 30, 2009)
PDF: October 30, 2009, Solving the Puzzle of an Enfeebled Regulatory System; Citing Regulatory System in Severe Disrepair
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Fifty FDAs: An Argument for Federal Preemption of State Tort Law that Is Less than Meets the Eye

Type: Reports (Oct. 28, 2009)
PDF: Fifty FDAs: An Argument for Federal Preemption of State Tort Law that Is Less than Meets the Eye
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Author(s): William Buzbee, Bill Funk, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, James Goodwin, Matt Shudtz
Tags: FDA preemption
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

January 14, 2010, Obama Regulatory Efforts Earned Mixed Review

Obama Regulatory Efforts Earned Mixed Review

Type: News Releases (Jan. 14, 2010)
PDF: Obama Regulatory Efforts Earned Mixed Review
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Time for a Regulatory Revival

Time for a Regulatory Revival, op-ed by Rena Steinzor

Type: Op-Eds (June 18, 2010)
PDF: Time for a Regulatory Revival
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Categories: Energy & Environment Energy & Environment Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Comments on 2010 OMB Report to Congress on Costs and Benefits of Regulation

Comments from CPR Member Scholars and staff on 2010 OMB Report to Congress on Costs and Benefits of Regulation

Type: Letters to Agencies (June 23, 2010)
PDF: OMB Report to Congress on Costs and Benefits of Regulation
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Author(s): Sidney Shapiro, Amy Sinden, Rena Steinzor, James Goodwin
Tags: OIRA OMB Reports to Congress cost-benefit
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

August 3, 2010, Industry's 'Capture' of Federal Agencies Pervasive as Regulatory Failures Pile Up, Administrative Law Expert Tells Congressional Panel; Proposes Four Actions For Congress to Address Problem.

August 3, 2010,
Type: News Releases (Aug. 3, 2010)
PDF: August 3, 2010, Industry's 'Capture' of Federal Agencies Pervasive as Regulatory Failures Pile Up, Administrative Law Expert Tells Congressional Panel; Proposes Four Actions For Congress to Address Problem.
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Sidney Shapiro's testimony on agency capture, before the Senate Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts. News release.

Sidney Shapiro's August 3, 2010, testimony on agency capture, before the Senate Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts. News release.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Aug. 3, 2010)
PDF: Sidney Shapiro's August 3, 2010 testimony on agency capture, before the Senate Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts. News release.
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Author(s): Sidney Shapiro
Tags: regulatory capture
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

August 30, 2010, What's Behind Recent Regulatory Failures? Experts Go Beyond Finger-Pointing at Regulators, Identify Systemic Problems in Washington's Approach to Regulation.

August 30, 2010,
Type: News Releases (Aug. 30, 2010)
PDF: August 30, 2010, What's Behind Recent Regulatory Failures? Experts Go Beyond Finger-Pointing at Regulators, Identify Systemic Problems in Washington's Approach to Regulation.
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Commentary: David Driesen of Syracuse University School of Law says proposed REINS law unnecessary

Commentary: David Driesen of Syracuse University School of Law says proposed REINS law unnecessary

Type: Op-Eds (Jan. 5, 2011)
PDF: Commentary: David Driesen of Syracuse University School of Law says proposed REINS law unnecessary
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Author(s): David Driesen
Tags: REINS Act
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

January 18, 2011, Obama Plan to Revisit Existing Regulations Won't Dampen Industry's Push to Eliminate More Public Protections, Says CPR President Rena Steinzor.

January 18, 2011,

Type: News Releases (Jan. 18, 2011)
PDF: January 18, 2011, Obama Plan to Revisit Existing Regulations Won't Dampen Industry's Push to Eliminate More Public Protections, Says CPR President Rena Steinzor.
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Letter to SBA on the 'Crain and Crain' Study.

Letter from Sidney Shapiro to Small Business Administration calling on the Office of Advocacy to withdraw its sponsorship of a report based on seriously flawed research methods

Type: Letters to Agencies (Feb. 8, 2011)
PDF: SBA's Crain and Crain Study. On February 8, 2011, CPR Member Scholar Sidney Shapiro wrote to the Small Business Administration and its Office of Advocacy Office
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Author(s): Sidney Shapiro
Tags: Office of Advocacy Crain clean science
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

February 8, 2011, SBA Study Claiming $1.75 Trillion Cost of Regulations Was Based on Series of Significantly Flawed Calculations, Says CPR Report.

February 8, 2011,
Type: News Releases (Feb. 8, 2011)
PDF: February 8, 2011, SBA Study Claiming $1.75 Trillion Cost of Regulations Was Based on Series of Significantly Flawed Calculations, Says CPR Report.
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Sidney Shapiro's Testimony on the Benefits of Regulation, before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, February 10, 2011.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Feb. 10, 2011)
PDF: Sidney Shapiro's Testimony on the Benefits of Regulation, before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, February 10, 2011.
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Author(s): Sidney Shapiro
Tags: regulatory review cost-benefit
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Rena Steinzor's Testimony on Environmental Regulation and the Economy, before the House Energy & Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Environment and Economics, February 15, 2011.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Feb. 15, 2011)
PDF: Rena Steinzor's Testimony on Environmental Regulation and the Economy, before the House Energy & Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Environment and Economics, February 15, 2011.
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Tags: regulatory review
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Setting the Record Straight: The Crain and Crain Report on Regulatory Costs

Setting the Record Straight: The Crain and Crain Report on Regulatory Costs, CPR White Paper 1103, by CPR Member Scholar Sidney Shapiro, National Labor College Professor Ruth Ruttenberg, and CPR Policy Analyst James Goodwin, February 2011.

Type: Reports (Feb. 21, 2011)
PDF: Setting the Record Straight: The Crain and Crain Report on Regulatory Costs, CPR White Paper 1103, by CPR Member Scholar Sidney Shapiro, National Labor College Professor Ruth Ruttenberg, and CPR Policy Analyst James Goodwin, February 2011.
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Author(s): Sidney Shapiro, James Goodwin
Tags: Office of Advocacy Crain Small Busines Administration
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

When It REINS, It Pours

When It REINS, It Pours, op-ed by Noah Sachs

Type: Op-Eds (March 4, 2011)
PDF: When It REINS, It Pours
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Author(s): Noah Sachs
Tags: REINS Act
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Let Government Govern

Let Government Govern, op-ed by Joseph P. Tomain

Type: Op-Eds (March 4, 2011)
PDF: Let Government Govern
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Author(s): Joseph Tomain
Tags: REINS Act
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Robert Glicksman's March 29, 2011 testimony on improving regulatory quality, before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law.

Type: Legislative Testimony (March 29, 2011)
PDF: Robert Glicksman's March 29, 2011 testimony on improving regulatory quality, before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law.
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Author(s): Robert Glicksman
Tags: regulatory review
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

John Echeverria's testimony on a proposal to restrict state use of eminent domain, before the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on the Constitution.

John Echeverria's April 12, 2011, testimony on a proposal to restrict state use of eminent domain, before the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on the Constitution

Type: Legislative Testimony (April 12, 2011)
PDF: John Echeverria's April 12, 2011 testimony on a proposal to restrict state use of eminent domain, before the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on the Constitution.
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Author(s): John Echeverria
Tags: takings judicial review
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Twelve Crucial Health, Safety, and Environmental Regulations: Will the Obama Administration Finish in Time?

Twelve Crucial Health, Safety, and Environmental Regulations: Will the Obama Administration Finish in Time?, CPR White Paper 1106

Type: Reports (April 19, 2011)
PDF: Twelve Crucial Health, Safety, and Environmental Regulations: Will the Obama Administration Finish in Time?, CPR White Paper 1106
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Author(s): Amy Sinden, Rena Steinzor, Matt Shudtz, James Goodwin, Yee Huang
Tags: regulatory agenda
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Energy & Environment Energy & Environment Workers' Rights Workers' Rights

April 20, 2011, New Report from CPR Urges Administration to Adopt a 'Sense of Urgency' about Finishing Work on 12 Key Environmental, Health and Safety Regulations.

April 20, 2011,

Type: News Releases (April 20, 2011)
PDF: April 20, 2011, New Report from CPR Urges Administration to Adopt a 'Sense of Urgency' about Finishing Work on 12 Key Environmental, Health and Safety Regulations.
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Saving Lives, Preserving the Environment, Growing the Economy: The Truth About Regulation, CPR White Paper 1109

Type: Reports (Aug. 30, 2011)
PDF: Saving Lives, Preserving the Environment, Growing the Economy: The Truth About Regulation, CPR White Paper 1109
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Author(s): Sidney Shapiro, James Goodwin
Tags: regulation cost-benefit
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Regulation Under Attack: The Overlooked Story of How Regulations Protect Lives

Edit Memo: Regulation Under Attack: The Overlooked Story of How Regulations Protect Lives, by Sidney Shapiro
Type: Editorial Memos (Aug. 31, 2011)
PDF: Regulation Under Attack: The Overlooked Story of How Regulations Protect Lives
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Sidney Shapiro's testimony on the Regulatory Accountability Act, before the House Judiciary Committee

Sidney Shapiro's October 25, 2011, testimony on the Regulatory Accountability Act, before the House Judiciary Committee

Type: Legislative Testimony (Oct. 24, 2011)
PDF: Sidney Shapiro's October 25, 2011 testimony on the Regulatory Accountability Act, before the House Judiciary Committee.
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Author(s): Sidney Shapiro
Tags: RAA
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

November 28, 2011, Obama White House Changes More Agency Regulations in Backroom Process than Bush Administration Did, Says New CPR Report.

November 28, 2011,
Type: News Releases (Nov. 28, 2011)
PDF: November 28, 2011, Obama White House Changes More Agency Regulations in Backroom Process than Bush Administration Did, Says New CPR Report.
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Behind Closed Doors at the White House: How Politics Trumps Protection of Public Health, Worker Safety, and the Environment

Type: Reports (Nov. 30, 2011)
PDF: Behind Closed Doors at the White House: How Politics Trumps Protection of Public Health, Worker Safety, and the Environment
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Michael Patoka, James Goodwin
Tags: OIRA regulatory capture
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Comments to EPA Science Advisory Board on Science Integration for Decision Making

Comments from CPR Member Scholar Rena Steinzor and Senior Policy Analyst Matthew Shudtz on a draft report by the EPA Scientific Advisory Board's Committee on Science Integration for Decision Making

Type: Letters to Agencies (Jan. 24, 2012)
PDF: Comments to EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB). On January 24, 2012, CPR Member Scholar Rena Steinzor and Senior Policy Analyst Matthew Shudtz submitted comments on a draft report by the SAB's Committee on Science Integration for Decision Making.
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Matt Shudtz
Tags: advisory committees clean science
Categories: Energy & Environment Energy & Environment Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Going Dark Down on the Farm: How Legalized Secrecy Gives Agribusiness a Federally Funded Free Ride, CPR White Paper 1213, September 2012, by Member Scholar Rena Steinzor and Policy Analyst Yee Huang.

Type: Reports (Sept. 14, 2012)
PDF: Going Dark Down on the Farm: How Legalized Secrecy Gives Agribusiness a Federally Funded Free Ride, CPR White Paper 1213, September 2012, by Member Scholar Rena Steinzor and Policy Analyst Yee Huang.
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Yee Huang
Tags: agricultural pollution Chesapeake
Categories: Energy & Environment Energy & Environment Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Regulatory 'Pay-Go': Rationing the Public Interest, CPR Issue Alert 1214, October 2012, by Member Scholars Richard Murphy and Sidney Shapiro, and Policy Analyst James Goodwin.

Type: Reports (Oct. 2, 2012)
PDF: Regulatory 'Pay-Go': Rationing the Public Interest, CPR Issue Alert 1214, October 2012, by Member Scholars Richard Murphy and Sidney Shapiro, and Policy Analyst James Goodwin.
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Author(s): Sidney Shapiro, Richard Murphy, James Goodwin
Tags: regulatory review
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Letter to ACUS on its bias in favor of industry

Letter to the Administrative Conference of the United States on bias toward the views of regulated industry

Type: Letters to Agencies (Oct. 18, 2012)
PDF: Letter to ACUS on bias toward industry
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Thomas McGarity
Tags: international regulatory cooperation ACUS
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Letter to Senators on Independent Agency Regulatory Analysis Act

Joint letter to Senators on Independent Agency Regulatory Analysis Act

Type: Legislative Testimony (Nov. 1, 2012)
PDF: Letter to Senators on Independent Agency Regulatory Analysis Act
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro
Tags: independent agencies OIRA
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

December 10, 2012, New CPR Report Proposes Seven Key Executive Orders to Advance Environmental, Health and Safety Protections.

December 10, 2012,
Type: News Releases (Dec. 10, 2012)
PDF: December 10, 2012, New CPR Report Proposes Seven Key Executive Orders to Advance Environmental, Health and Safety Protections.
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Obama Should Sidestep Congress

Obama Should Sidestep Congress, op-ed by Rena Steinzor and Amy Sinden

Type: Op-Eds (Dec. 27, 2012)
PDF: Obama Should Sidestep Congress
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Author(s): Amy Sinden, Rena Steinzor
Tags: enforcement
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Protecting People & the Environment by the Stroke of a Presidential Pen: Seven New Executive Orders for President Obama's Second Term, CPR Issue Alert 1215

Type: Reports (Jan. 9, 2013)
PDF: Protecting People & the Environment by the Stroke of a Presidential Pen: Seven New Executive Orders for President Obama's Second Term, CPR Issue Alert 1215
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Author(s): Robert Glicksman, Amy Sinden, Rena Steinzor, Matt Shudtz, James Goodwin, Michael Patoka
Tags: regulatory agenda executive orders
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

President has authority to act on regulatory issues

President has authority to act on regulatory issues, op-ed by David Driesen

Type: Op-Eds (Jan. 28, 2013)
PDF: President has authority to act on regulatory issues
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Author(s): David Driesen
Tags: OIRA
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

January 29, 2013, Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Advocacy Working to Undermine Federal Health and Safety Protections, Says CPR Report.

January 29, 2013,
Type: News Releases (Jan. 29, 2013)
PDF: January 29, 2013, Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Advocacy Working to Undermine Federal Health and Safety Protections, Says CPR Report.
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Distorting the Interests of Small Business: How the Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy's Politicization of Small Business Concerns Undermines Public Health and Safety

Type: Reports (Jan. 29, 2013)
PDF: Distorting the Interests of Small Business: How the Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy's Politicization of Small Business Concerns Undermines Public Health and Safety
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Author(s): Sidney Shapiro, James Goodwin
Tags: Office of Advocacy Small Busines Administration
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Robert Glicksman's testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on regulatory policy and Congressional bills affecting it.

Robert Glicksman's February 28, 2013, testimony before the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law, on regulatory policy and Congressional bills affecting it.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Feb. 28, 2013)
PDF: Robert Glicksman's February 28, 2013 testimony before the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law, on regulatory policy and Congressional bills affecting it.
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Author(s): Robert Glicksman
Tags: regulatory review
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Rena Steinzor's testimony before the House Committee on Small Business about the Office of Advocacy's role in regulation.

Rena Steinzor's March 14, 2013, testimony before the House Committee on Small Business, Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations, about the SBA Office of Advocacy's role in regulation.

Type: Legislative Testimony (March 14, 2013)
PDF: Rena Steinzor's March 14, 2013 testimony before the House Committee on Small Business, Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations, about the Office of Advocacy's role in regulation.
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Tags: Office of Advocacy
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Federal Regulations Protect Our Communities

Federal Regulations Protect Our Communities, op-ed by Victor Flatt

Type: Op-Eds (April 30, 2013)
PDF: Federal Regulations Protect Our Communities
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Author(s): Victor Flatt
Categories: Energy & Environment Energy & Environment Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

June 6, 2013, CPR Scholar Robert Verchick, Former EPA Official, Reacts to Congressional Letter to White House on Delayed Rules Protecting the Environment, Health & Safety.

June 6, 2013,
Type: News Releases (June 6, 2013)
PDF: June 6, 2013, CPR Scholar Robert Verchick, Former EPA Official, Reacts to Congressional Letter to White House on Delayed Rules Protecting the Environment, Health & Safety.
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Rena Steinzor's August 1, 2013 testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee discussing the human cost of regulatory paralysis.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Aug. 1, 2013)
PDF: Rena Steinzor's August 1, 2013 testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee discussing the human cost of regulatory paralysis.
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Tags: regulatory review
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Thomas McGarity's November 7, 2013 testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee discussing possible solutions to the problems caused by nonrule rulemaking in auto safety and mental health.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Nov. 7, 2013)
PDF: Thomas McGarity's November 7, 2013 testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee discussing possible solutions to the problems caused by nonrule rulemaking in auto safety and mental health.
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity
Tags: regulatory review
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Wendy Wagner's November 13, 2013 testimony before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Environment discussing various 'good science' provisions in the Chemical Safety Improvement Act and how they will impact EPA's use of science.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Nov. 12, 2013)
PDF: Wendy Wagner's November 13, 2013 testimony before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Environment discussing various 'good science' provisions in the Chemical Safety Improvement Act and how they will impact EPA's use of science.
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

The Role of Health and Safety Evidence in Regulation and the Civil Justice System: Preserving Protection of the Public

Type: Reports (Feb. 6, 2014)
PDF: The Role of Health and Safety Evidence in Regulation and the Civil Justice System: Preserving Protection of the Public
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity, Noah Sachs, Wendy Wagner, Sidney Shapiro, James Goodwin
Tags: torts TSCA
Categories: Energy & Environment Energy & Environment Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Letter to House Committee on Science, Space and Technology re the Secret Science Reform Act

Letter from several CPR Member Scholars to House Committee on Science, Space and Technology re the Secret Science Reform Act, February 11, 2014.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Feb. 11, 2014)
PDF: Letter to Members of Congress re the Secret Science Reform Act, February 11, 2014.
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Author(s): Noah Sachs, Holly Doremus, Sidney Shapiro, Rena Steinzor, Thomas McGarity, Wendy Wagner
Tags: clean science
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Joint Scholar Letter on Congressional Review Act Resolution on New Source Performance Standard for GHGs

Joint Scholar Letter on Congressional Review Act Resolution on New Source Performance Standard for GHGs
Type: Legislative Testimony (April 2, 2014)
PDF: Joint Scholar Letter on Congressional Review Act Resolution on New Source Performance Standard for GHGs
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

November 7, 2014, The President's Path to Progress in 2015-16: CPR Report Identifies 13 Essential Regulatory Actions the President Can and Should Complete Before Leaving Office.

November 7, 2014,

Type: News Releases (Nov. 7, 2014)
PDF: November 7, 2014, The President's Path to Progress in 2015-16: CPR Report Identifies 13 Essential Regulatory Actions the President Can and Should Complete Before Leaving Office.
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Edit Memo: Barack Obama's Path to Progress in 2015-16: Thirteen Essential Regulatory Actions

Edit Memo: Barack Obama's Path to Progress in 2015-16: Thirteen Essential Regulatory Actions, by Rena Steinzor
Type: Editorial Memos (Nov. 12, 2014)
PDF: Edit Memo: Barack Obama's Path to Progress in 2015-16: Thirteen Essential Regulatory Actions
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

The Small Business Charade The Chemical Industry's Stealth Campaign Against Public Health, CPR Issue Alert 1501

Type: Reports (Feb. 2, 2015)
PDF: The Small Business Charade The Chemical Industry's Stealth Campaign Against Public Health, CPR Issue Alert 1501
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Matt Shudtz, James Goodwin
Tags: Office of Advocacy Small Busines Administration
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Goodwin Testimony to House Small Business Committee

James Goodwin Testimony to House Small Business Committee re silica rule and Small Business Administration's Office of Advocacy

Type: Legislative Testimony (March 18, 2015)
PDF: Goodwin Testimony to House Small Business Committee
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Author(s): James Goodwin
Tags: silica rule Office of Advocacy
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy Workers' Rights Workers' Rights

Joint Letter on REINS Act

Joint Letter on REINS Act from diverse group of scholars

Type: Legislative Testimony (April 14, 2015)
PDF: Joint Letter on REINS Act, 04-14-15
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Tags: REINS Act
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Earmarking Away the Public Interest CPR Issue Alert

Earmarking Away the Public Interest CPR Issue Alert
Type: News Releases (July 9, 2015)
PDF: Earmarking Away the Public Interest CPR Issue Alert
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Is this the most anti-environmental bill of 2015?

Is this the most anti-environmental bill of 2015?

Type: Op-Eds (July 10, 2015)
PDF: Is this the most anti-environmental bill of 2015?
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity, Richard Murphy
Categories: Energy & Environment Energy & Environment Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Verchick and Goodwin letter to House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law re OIRA

Letter from Robert Verchick and James Goodwin to the House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law re the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs

Type: Legislative Testimony (July 15, 2015)
PDF: Robert Verchick and James Goodwin letter to House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law re the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, July 15, 2015
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Author(s): Robert Verchick, James Goodwin
Tags: OIRA regulatory review
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Noah M. Sachs' testimony before House Judiciary Committee on OIRA

Noah M. Sachs' July 15, 2015, testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.

Type: Legislative Testimony (July 15, 2015)
PDF: Noah M. Sachs' July 15, 2015 testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.
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Author(s): Noah Sachs
Tags: OIRA regulatory review
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Verchick And Goodwin Letter to Senate Homeland Security Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management re OIRA

Letter from Robert Verchick and James Goodwin to Senate Homeland Security Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management re the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs

Type: Legislative Testimony (July 15, 2015)
PDF: Robert Verchick and James Goodwin letter to Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Managementre the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, July 15, 2015.
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Author(s): Robert Verchick, James Goodwin
Tags: OIRA regulatory review
Categories: Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Criminal Prosecutions Get Serious as the Regulatory System Sinks to Its Knees

Criminal Prosecutions Get Serious as the Regulatory System Sinks to Its Knees, op-ed by Rena Steinzor

Type: Op-Eds (Aug. 28, 2015)
PDF: Criminal Prosecutions Get Serious As The Regulatory System Sinks To Its Knees
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Tags: enforcement
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Sidney Shapiro's testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs on various regulatory reform bills

Sidney Shapiro's September 16, 2015 testimony, before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs on various regulatory reform bills.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Sept. 16, 2015)
PDF: Sidney Shapiro's September 16, 2015 testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs on various regulatory reform bills.
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Author(s): Sidney Shapiro
Tags: regulatory review
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Sidney Shapiro's letter to Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committees, on judicial review of independent agency analysis.

Sidney Shapiro's October 13, 2015 letter to Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committees, on judicial review of independent agency analysis.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Oct. 13, 2015)
PDF: Sidney Shapiro's October 13, 2015 letter to Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committees, on judicial review of independent agency analysis.
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Author(s): Sidney Shapiro
Tags: judicial review
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Federal White Collar Crime: Six Case Studies Drawn from Ongoing Prosecutions to Protect Public Health, Worker and Consumer Safety, and the Environment

Federal White Collar Crime: Six Case Studies Drawn from Ongoing Prosecutions to Protect Public Health, Worker and Consumer Safety, and the Environment, CPR Issue Alert 1507, by Rena Steinzor, November 2015.

Type: Reports (Nov. 18, 2015)
PDF: Federal White Collar Crime: Six Case Studies Drawn from Ongoing Prosecutions to Protect Public Health, Worker and Consumer Safety, and the Environment, CPR Issue Alert 1507, by Rena Steinzor, November 2015.
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Tags: enforcement
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Robert R.M. Verchick's December 9, 2015 testimony before the Senate Budget Committee on 'regulatory budgeting' proposals

Robert R.M. Verchick's December 9, 2015 testimony before the Senate Budget Committee on 'regulatory budgeting' proposals

Type: Legislative Testimony (Dec. 9, 2015)
PDF: Robert R.M. Verchick's December 9, 2015 testimony before the Senate Budget Committee on 'regulatory budgeting' proposals.
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Author(s): Robert Verchick
Tags: regulation regulatory budget regulatory review
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Robert R.M. Verchick, Thomas McGarity and Sidney Shapiro's December 18, 2015 letter to House leadership re the SCRUB Act of 2015.

Robert R.M. Verchick, Thomas McGarity and Sidney Shapiro's December 18, 2015 letter to House leadership re the SCRUB Act of 2015.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Dec. 18, 2015)
PDF: Robert R.M. Verchick, Thomas McGarity and Sidney Shapiro's December 18, 2015 letter to House leadership re the SCRUB Act of 2015.
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Author(s): Robert Verchick, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro
Tags: regulation regulatory review
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Joint letter from CPR Member Scholars to House Speaker Ryan and Minority Leader Pelosi, re the Sunshine for Regulations Act of 2016

Robert Verchick, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, and Richard Murphy January 5, 2016 letter to Speaker Ryan and Minority Leader Pelosi, re the Sunshine for Regulations Act of 2016.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Jan. 5, 2016)
PDF: Robert Verchick, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, and Richard Murphy January 5, 2016 letter to Speaker Ryan and Minority Leader Pelosi, re the Sunshine for Regulations Act of 2016.
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Author(s): Robert Verchick, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, Richard Murphy
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Letter to U.S. Senators re the Independent Agency Regulatory Analysis Act of 2015

Robert Verchick, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, July 27, 2015, letter to U.S. Senators re the Independent Agency Regulatory Analysis Act of 2015.

Type: Legislative Testimony (July 27, 2015)
PDF: Robert Verchick, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, July 27, 2015 letter re the Independent Agency Regulatory Analysis Act of 2015.
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Author(s): Robert Verchick, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro
Tags: independent agencies OIRA
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Vacancy Creates Uncertainty on Supreme Court

Vacancy Creates Uncertainty on Supreme Court, op-ed by Joseph P. Tomain

Type: Op-Eds (March 16, 2016)
PDF: Vacancy Creates Uncertainty on Supreme Court
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Author(s): Joseph Tomain
Tags: SCOTUS vacancy
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Emily Hammond's testimony before the House Judiciary Committee 'Executive Overreach' Task Force on executive authority

Emily Hammond's April 19, 2016 testimony before the House Judiciary Committee 'Executive Overreach' Task Force on executive authority.

Type: Legislative Testimony (April 19, 2016)
PDF: Emily Hammond's April 19, 2016 testimony before the House Judiciary Committee 'Executive Overreach' Task Force on executive authority.
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Tags: enforcement
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Utah Judiciary's Lack of Diversity Will Not Correct Itself

Utah Judiciary's Lack of Diversity Will Not Correct Itself, op-ed by Robert Adler

Type: Op-Eds (May 2, 2016)
PDF: Utah Judiciary's Lack of Diversity Will Not Correct Itself
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Author(s): Robert Adler
Tags: judicial review
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Joint letter from several CPR Member Scholars to the House Judiciary Committee re judicial review and the Administrative Procedures Act.

Several CPR Member Scholars' June 8, 2016 letter to the House Judiciary Committee Chair and Ranking Member re judicial review and the Administrative Procedures Act.

Type: Legislative Testimony (June 8, 2016)
PDF: Several CPR Member Scholars, June 8, 2016 letter to the House Judiciary Committee Chair and Ranking Member re judicial review and the Administrative Procedures Act.
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Author(s): Daniel Farber, Victor Flatt, Robert Glicksman, Gillian Metzger, Richard Murphy, Sidney Shapiro, Robert Verchick
Tags: Chevron deference
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

William Buzbee's November 3, 2015 testimony before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law on regulatory reform.

William Buzbee's November 3, 2015 testimony before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law on regulatory reform.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Nov. 3, 2015)
PDF: William Buzbee's November 3, 2015 testimony before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law on regulatory reform.
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Author(s): William Buzbee
Tags: regulatory review
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

June 14, 2016, Latest House Anti-Regulatory Package Is Beyond Stale, Statement of James Goodwin.

June 14, 2016,
Type: News Releases (June 14, 2016)
PDF: June 14, 2016, Latest House Anti-Regulatory Package Is Beyond Stale, Statement of James Goodwin.
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

David Driesen's testimony before the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law re OIRA's role and cost-benefit analysis.

David Driesen's July 6, 2016, testimony before the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law re OIRA's role and cost-benefit analysis.

Type: Legislative Testimony (July 6, 2016)
PDF: David Driesen's July 6, 2016, testimony before the House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law re OIRA's role and cost-benefit analysis.
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Author(s): David Driesen
Tags: OIRA cost-benefit
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Richard Pierce's testimony before the House Budget Committee re 'regulatory budget' proposals.

Richard Pierce's July 7, 2016, testimony before the House Budget Committee re 'regulatory budget' proposals.

Type: Legislative Testimony (July 12, 2016)
PDF: Richard Pierce's July 7, 2016, testimony before the House Budget Committee re 'regulatory budget' proposals.
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Author(s): Richard Pierce, Jr.
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Memo to the Next President: Let's Make Government Work for All of Us

Memo to the Next President: Let's Make Government Work for All of Us
Type: Editorial Memos (July 18, 2016)
PDF: Memo to the Next President: Let's Make Government Work for All of Us
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

August 3, 2016, Memo to the Next President: Let's Make Government Work for All of Us.

August 3, 2016,
Type: News Releases (Aug. 2, 2016)
PDF: August 3, 2016, Memo to the Next President: Let's Make Government Work for All of Us.
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Memo to the Next President: A Progressive Vision of Government and Protective Safeguards

Type: Reports (Aug. 3, 2016)
PDF: Memo to the Next President: A Progressive Vision of Government and Protective Safeguards, CPR Paper 1606
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Author(s): Alejandro Camacho, Robert Glicksman, David Driesen, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, Joseph Tomain, Robert Verchick, James Goodwin
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

The politicization of science a damaging trend in North Carolina

The politicization of science a damaging trend in North Carolina, op-ed by Sidney Shapiro

Type: Op-Eds (Aug. 18, 2016)
PDF: The Politicization Of Science A Damaging Trend In North Carolina
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Author(s): Sidney Shapiro
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Obama's Use of Executive Orders to Bypass Gridlock

Obama's Use of Executive Orders to Bypass Gridlock, op-ed by Rena Steinzor and Sidney Shapiro

Type: Op-Eds (Aug. 26, 2016)
PDF: Obama's Use of Executive Orders to Bypass Gridlock
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Sidney Shapiro
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

September 15, 2016, House Passes Bill to Silence Agency Experts and Frustrate Public Participation in the Regulatory Process.

September 15, 2016,
Type: News Releases (Sept. 15, 2016)
PDF: September 15, 2016, House Passes Bill to Silence Agency Experts and Frustrate Public Participation in the Regulatory Process.
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House's September Agenda a Red Flag for November

House's September Agenda a Red Flag for November, op-ed by James Goodwin

Type: Op-Eds (Sept. 26, 2016)
PDF: House's September Agenda a Red Flag for November
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Author(s): James Goodwin
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

December 7, 2016, Trump Pick for EPA Charts the Wrong Course for Our Health and Our Environment.

December 7, 2016,
Type: News Releases (Dec. 7, 2016)
PDF: December 7, 2016, Trump Pick for EPA Charts the Wrong Course for Our Health and Our Environment.
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December 14, 2016, CPR's Glicksman on Trump Choice of Zinke for Interior: Does Nothing to Erase Fears

December 14, 2016,
Type: News Releases (Dec. 14, 2016)
PDF: December 14, 2016, CPR's Glicksman on Trump Choice of Zinke for Interior: Does Nothing to Erase Fears
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

December 13, 2016, CPR's Klass on Trump Choice of Perry for Energy: American Leadership on Clean Energy Future Is on Indefinite Hold

December 13, 2016,
Type: News Releases (Dec. 14, 2016)
PDF: December 13, 2016, CPR's Klass on Trump Choice of Perry for Energy: American Leadership on Clean Energy Future Is on Indefinite Hold
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December 21, 2016, Likely Regulatory Adviser to Trump Would Further Stack the Deck Against Families and Communities

December 21, 2016,
Type: News Releases (Dec. 21, 2016)
PDF: December 21, 2016, Likely Regulatory Adviser to Trump Would Further Stack the Deck Against Families and Communities
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Quietly Passed Act Favors Profits Over Health and Safety

Quietly Passed Act Favors Profits Over Health and Safety, op-ed by Thomas McGarity

Type: Op-Eds (Jan. 21, 2017)
PDF: Quietly Passed Act Favors Profits Over Health And Safety
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

January 30, 2017, President Trump Calls for Rationing Health and Safety in 'One In, Two Out' Executive Order on Public Protections

January 30, 2017,
Type: News Releases (Jan. 30, 2017)
PDF: January 30, 2017, President Trump Calls for Rationing Health and Safety in 'One In, Two Out' Executive Order on Public Protections
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Lisa Heinzerling's testimony before the Senate Commerce Committee on the importance of regulatory safeguards.

Lisa Heinzerling's February 1, 2017, testimony before the Senate Commerce Committee on the importance of regulatory safeguards.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Feb. 1, 2017)
PDF: Lisa Heinzerling's February 1, 2017, testimony before the Senate Commerce Committee on the importance of regulatory safeguards.
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Author(s): Lisa Heinzerling
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Courts Should Kill Trump's Pricey '2-for-1' Deregulation Order

Courts Should Kill Trump's Pricey '2-for-1' Deregulation Order, op-ed by Dan Farber

Type: Op-Eds (Feb. 10, 2017)
PDF: Courts Should Kill Trump's Pricey '2-For-1' Deregulation Order
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Author(s): Daniel Farber
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

The President's Judicial Ignorance and Obstruction Is Dangerous

The President's Judicial Ignorance and Obstruction Is Dangerous, op-ed by Robert Adler

Type: Op-Eds (Feb. 13, 2017)
PDF: The President's Judicial Ignorance and Obstruction Is Dangerous
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Author(s): Robert Adler
Tags: judicial review
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

An Inauspicious Environmental Start for Trump

An Inauspicious Environmental Start for Trump, op-ed by Joel Mintz

Type: Op-Eds (Feb. 16, 2017)
PDF: An Inauspicious Environmental Start for Trump
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Author(s): Joel Mintz
Categories: Energy & Environment Energy & Environment Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Gorsuch Must Show Commitment to a Democratic America

Gorsuch Must Show Commitment to a Democratic America, op-ed by Joseph Tomain

Type: Op-Eds (Feb. 22, 2017)
PDF: Gorsuch Must Show Commitment to a Democratic America
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Author(s): Joseph Tomain
Tags: SCOTUS vacancy
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Neil Gorsuch Might Stand Up Against Abuse of Power

Neil Gorsuch Might Stand Up Against Abuse of Power, op-ed by Dan Farber

Type: Op-Eds (Feb. 22, 2017)
PDF: Neil Gorsuch Might Stand Up Against Abuse Of Power
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Author(s): Daniel Farber
Tags: SCOTUS
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Trump's Two-for-One Regulation Order Will Lead to Court Battles

Trump's Two-for-One Regulation Order Will Lead to Court Battles, op-ed by Richard Pierce

Type: Op-Eds (Feb. 23, 2017)
PDF: Trump's Two-For-One Regulation Order Will Lead To Court Battles
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Author(s): Richard Pierce, Jr.
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

February 24, 2017, President Trump Seeks to Embed Anti-Protections Agenda at Agencies with New Executive Order

February 24, 2017,
Type: News Releases (Feb. 24, 2017)
PDF: February 24, 2017, President Trump Seeks to Embed Anti-Protections Agenda at Agencies with New Executive Order
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Ruling by Decree

Ruling by Decree, op-ed by David Driesen

Type: Op-Eds (March 3, 2017)
PDF: Ruling by Decree
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Author(s): David Driesen
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

EPA Just Adopted a See-No-Evil Policy

EPA Just Adopted a See-No-Evil Policy, op-ed by Thomas McGarity

Type: Op-Eds (March 9, 2017)
PDF: EPA Just Adopted a See-No-Evil Policy
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Joint letter from CPR Member Scholars on ‘Ghost Rules’ in the regulatory pipeline at the beginning of the Trump administration

Joint letter from CPR Member Scholars to eight department heads on ‘Ghost Rules’ in the regulatory pipeline at the beginning of the Trump administration

Type: Letters to Agencies (March 12, 2017)
PDF: Ghost Rules Letter to Department Heads. Letter to Eight Department Heads
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

EPA Just Adopted a See-No-Evil Policy

EPA Just Adopted a See-No-Evil Policy, op-ed by Thomas McGarity

Type: Op-Eds (March 13, 2017)
PDF: EPA Just Adopted a See-No-Evil Policy
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Texas Perspectives: EPA Just Adopted a See-No-Evil Policy

Texas Perspectives: EPA Just Adopted a See-No-Evil Policy, op-ed by Thomas McGarity

Type: Op-Eds (March 14, 2017)
PDF: Texas Perspectives: EPA Just Adopted a See-No-Evil Policy
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Trump Cuts and the EPA: Making America Less Healthy Again

Trump Cuts and the EPA: Making America Less Healthy Again, op-ed by Joel Mintz

Type: Op-Eds (March 22, 2017)
PDF: Trump Cuts and the EPA: Making America Less Healthy Again
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Author(s): Joel Mintz
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Trump Can Order, But Federal Judges Will Decide on Climate Rules

Trump Can Order, But Federal Judges Will Decide on Climate Rules, op-ed by Victor Flatt

Type: Op-Eds (April 1, 2017)
PDF: Trump Can Order, But Federal Judges Will Decide On Climate Rules
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Author(s): Victor Flatt
Tags: climate change judicial review
Categories: Energy & Environment Energy & Environment Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

April 20, 2017, New Report: Trump's Assault on Our Safeguards Continues with Nomination of Neomi Rao to Lead the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs

April 20, 2017,
Type: News Releases (April 20, 2017)
PDF: April 20, 2017, New Report: Trump's Assault on Our Safeguards Continues with Nomination of Neomi Rao to Lead the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

April 26, 2017, Senators Introduce Burdensome Legislation to Delay Crucial Public Safeguards, Make It Harder to Enforce Nation's Laws

April 26, 2017,
Type: News Releases (April 26, 2017)
PDF: April 26, 2017, Senators Introduce Burdensome Legislation to Delay Crucial Public Safeguards, Make It Harder to Enforce Nation's Laws
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

100 Days, Trump and Precaution

100 Days, Trump and Precaution, op-ed by David Driesen and William Banks

Type: Op-Eds (May 1, 2017)
PDF: 100 Days, Trump and Precaution
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Author(s): David Driesen
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Joint comments to EPA on implementation of Trump Executive Orders 13771 and 13777.

Joint comments to EPA on implementation of Trump Executive Orders 13771 and 13777. Letter to EPA Associate Administrator Samantha Dravis from 25 CPR Member Scholars and Staff, May 15, 2017.

Type: Letters to Agencies (May 15, 2017)
PDF: Comments to EPA on Implementation of Trump Executive Orders 13771 and 13777. Letter to EPA Associate Administrator Samantha Dravis from 25 CPR Member Scholars and Staff, May 15, 2017.
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Joint letter from CPR Member Scholars to Senate Homeland Security Committee leaders re the Regulatory Accountability Act, S. 951.

Joint letter from 27 CPR Member Scholars, May 15, 2017, letter to Sens. Ron Johnson (Chair of the Senate Homeland Security Committee) and Claire McCaskill (Ranking Member) re the Regulatory Accountability Act, S. 951.

Type: Legislative Testimony (May 15, 2017)
PDF: Twenty-seven CPR Member Scholars May 15, 2017, letter to Sens. Ron Johnson (Chair of the Senate Homeland Security Committee) and Claire McCaskill (Ranking Member) re the Regulatory Accountability Act, S. 951.
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Tags: RAA
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Portman's regulatory reform bill will increase costs, bureaucracy

Portman's regulatory reform bill will increase costs, bureaucracy, op-ed by Joseph P. Tomain

Type: Op-Eds (May 22, 2017)
PDF: Portman's regulatory reform bill will increase costs, bureaucracy
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Author(s): Joseph Tomain
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Regulatory Reform That Is Anything But

Regulatory Reform That Is Anything But, op-ed by William Buzbee

Type: Op-Eds (June 15, 2017)
PDF: Regulatory Reform That Is Anything But
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Author(s): William Buzbee
Tags: regulatory agenda
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

June 21, 2017, New Report Highlights Constitutional Problems of Trump-Bannon Assault on Our Safeguards

June 21, 2017,

Type: News Releases (June 21, 2017)
PDF: June 21, 2017, New Report Highlights Constitutional Problems of Trump-Bannon Assault on Our Safeguards
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Tangling Life-Saving Regulations in Red Tape

Tangling Life-Saving Regulations in Red Tape, op-ed by Dan Farber

Type: Op-Eds (July 5, 2017)
PDF: Tangling Life Saving Regulations in Red Tape
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Author(s): Daniel Farber
Tags: enforcement
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

July 19, 2017, New Analysis Exposes Trump Administration Rulemaking Delays

July 19, 2017,
Type: News Releases (July 19, 2017)
PDF: July 19, 2017, New Analysis Exposes Trump Administration Rulemaking Delays
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Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

July 20, 2017, Assault on Our Safeguards Continues with Publication of Trump Deregulatory Agenda

July 20, 2017,
Type: News Releases (July 20, 2017)
PDF: July 20, 2017, Assault on Our Safeguards Continues with Publication of Trump Deregulatory Agenda
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Letter to House Judiciary Committee Chair Goodlatte, Ranking Member Conyers re HR 2887.

Joint CPR Member Scholar letter to House Judiciary Committee Chair Goodlatte and Ranking Member Conyers re the “No Regulation Without Representation Act of 2017,” which "unconstitutionally ejects states from their role in the federal system."

Type: Legislative Testimony (July 24, 2017)
PDF: Emily Hammond, William Buzbee, Joel Eisen, Christine Klein, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, A. Dan Tarlock, Joseph P. Tomain, July 25, 2017 letter to House Judiciary Committee Chair Goodlatte, Ranking Member Conyers re HR 2887.
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Author(s): William Buzbee, Christine Klein, Thomas McGarity, Sidney Shapiro, A. Dan Tarlock, Joseph Tomain
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Congress Must Stand Up for Independent Law Enforcement

Congress Must Stand Up for Independent Law Enforcement, op-ed by David Driesen

Type: Op-Eds (Aug. 3, 2017)
PDF: Congress Must Stand Up for Independent Law Enforcement
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Author(s): David Driesen
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Rena Steinzor's testimony to the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform on the Congressional Review Act.

Rena Steinzor's September 28, 2017, testimony to the U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform on the Congressional Review Act.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Sept. 26, 2017)
PDF: Rena Steinzor's September 28, 2017, testimony to the U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform on the Congressional Review Act.
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Tags: CRA
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Fuzzy Math to Assault Environmental Rules

Fuzzy Math to Assault Environmental Rules, op-ed by James Goodwin

Type: Op-Eds (Oct. 2, 2017)
PDF: Fuzzy Math to Assault Environmental Rules
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Author(s): James Goodwin
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

James Goodwin's testimony to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on the Trump administration's assault on our safeguards.

James Goodwin's October 24, 2017, testimony to the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on the Trump administration's assault on our safeguards.

Type: Legislative Testimony (Oct. 24, 2017)
PDF: James Goodwin's October 24, 2017, testimony to the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on the Trump administration's assault on our safeguards.
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Author(s): James Goodwin
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Trump-era criminal justice 'reform' won't help stop mass incarceration

Trump-era criminal justice 'reform' won't help stop mass incarceration, op-ed by Rena Steinzor

Type: Op-Eds (Dec. 20, 2017)
PDF: Trump-Era Criminal Justice 'Reform' Won't Help Stop Mass Incarceration
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

New tax law is welfare for the wealthy

New tax law is welfare for the wealthy, op-ed by Joel Mintz

Type: Op-Eds (Dec. 23, 2017)
PDF: New Tax Law Is Welfare For The Wealthy
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Author(s): Joel Mintz
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

The Congressional Review Act: A Damage Assessment

The Congressional Review Act: A Damage Assessment, op-ed by Thomas McGarity

Type: Op-Eds (Feb. 8, 2018)
PDF: The Congressional Review Act: A Damage Assessment
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity
Tags: CRA
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Justice Department's Enforcement Policies Make Change for the Worse

Justice Department's Enforcement Policies Make Change for the Worse, op-ed by Rena Steinzor

Type: Op-Eds (Feb. 22, 2018)
PDF: Justice Department's Enforcement Policies
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Tags: enforcement
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Trump is losing his war on regulations

Trump is losing his war on regulations, op-ed by Lisa Heinzerling

Type: Op-Eds (April 4, 2018)
PDF: Trump is losing his war on regulations
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Author(s): Lisa Heinzerling
Tags: judicial review
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

May 2, 2018, Congressional Review Act Rollbacks Are Endangering Our Health and Safety

May 2, 2018,
Type: News Releases (May 1, 2018)
PDF: May 2, 2018, Congressional Review Act Rollbacks Are Endangering Our Health and Safety
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EPA 'transparency' rule confuses science and regulatory science

EPA 'transparency' rule confuses science and regulatory science, op-ed by Sidney Shapiro

Type: Op-Eds (May 16, 2018)
PDF: EPA 'transparency' rule confuses science and regulatory science
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Author(s): Sidney Shapiro
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Look to Supreme Court for answers on whether Trump can fire Mueller

Look to Supreme Court for answers on whether Trump can fire Mueller, op-ed by Richard Pierce

Type: Op-Eds (May 18, 2018)
PDF: Look To Supreme Court For Answers On Whether Trump Can Fire Mueller
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Author(s): Richard Pierce, Jr.
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Not content with his war on science, Scott Pruitt is now waging a war on economics

Not content with his war on science, Scott Pruitt is now waging a war on economics, op-ed by Rob Verchick

Type: Op-Eds (June 28, 2018)
PDF: Not content with his war on science, Scott Pruitt is now waging a war on economics
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Author(s): Robert Verchick
Categories: Regulatory Policy Regulatory Policy

Pruitt Praised Scalia, But His Actions Sing a Different Tune

Pruitt Praised Scalia, But His Actions Sing a Different Tune, op-ed by William Buzbee

Type: Op-Eds (July 6, 2018)
PDF: Pruitt Praised Scalia, But His Actions Sing a Different Tune
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Author(s): William Buzbee