July 19, 2017, New Analysis Exposes Trump Administration Rulemaking Delays
The Trump Administration's Rulemaking Delays (chart)
The July 3, 2017, decision by the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals in Clean Air Council v. Pruitt renewed interest in the many rules that the Trump administration has delayed. In response, CPR Member Scholar Rena Steinzor and University of Maryland law student Elise Desiderio prepared a chart listing and describing every rule for which a Federal Register notice was published announcing a delay in either the effective date or the compliance date or both. The delays listed involve postponements beyond July 14, 2017. The list covers the period from January 20, 2017 to July 14, 2017.
Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Elise Desiderio
June 21, 2017, New Report Highlights Constitutional Problems of Trump-Bannon Assault on Our Safeguards
The Twin Demons of the Trump-Bannon Assault on Democracy
Congressional Review Act Targets
In the first few months of the Trump administration, Congress invoked a rarely used, little-known law called the Congressional Review Act to repeal a host of health, safety, and environmental regulations adopted during the Obama administration after years of consideration and public input. CPR tracked the congressional assault on our safeguards. See our chart from May 2017 detailing the damage.
Author(s): Katie Tracy, James Goodwin
Portman's regulatory reform bill will increase costs, bureaucracy
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.
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.