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The Regulatory Week in Review: September 25, 2015

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  • The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) reportedly spoke with the heads of executive agencies about their “contingency plans,” which would be used if the budget is not passed by the end of the month.
  • Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded $23.2 million in funding to law enforcement agencies for the purchase of body-worn cameras, a move which she explained is intended “to enhance transparency, accountability and credibility” among law enforcement officers.
  • Republican Candidate Jeb Bush announced reforms that he would introduce if president including requiring cost-benefit analysis for all regulations, and rescinding certain rules and legislation, such as parts of the Dodd-Frank Act and the net neutrality rule, in order to “remove the burdens of overregulation.”