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Indiana Becomes First State to Abandon “Common Core” Educational Standards

Apr 16, 2014 News

New state law requires Indiana to establish its own education standards and benchmarks.

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Analyzing the Job Impacts of Regulation

Apr 15, 2014 PPR News

Wharton School panel discussion assesses new book on how regulations affect employment.

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Chevron Deference for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Apr 14, 2014 Opinion

Asymmetrical deference to PTO decision-making may promote pro-patent policies.

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The Regulatory Week in Review: April 11, 2014

Apr 11, 2014 Week in Review

The FTC calls for data security legislation, the FDA approves an oral hay fever pill for the first time, and more…

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Gift Cards and the Potential for Money Laundering

Apr 10, 2014 Analysis

The growth of gift cards raises new and unexpected challenges for regulators and law enforcement.

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Supreme Court to Hear FTC Challenge to Licensing Board

Apr 9, 2014 Analysis

Dispute over teeth-whitening regulations may expand federal antitrust authority over states.

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Primary Season Poses Special Challenges for PAC Spending Reporting

Apr 8, 2014 Analysis

FEC proposes three alternative draft rules for the transparency of multi-state primary expenditures.

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The Case for Declining Discount Rates

Apr 7, 2014 Opinion

Why current practices of regulatory analysis undervalue future benefits.

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The Regulatory Week in Review: April 4, 2014

Apr 4, 2014 Week in Review

Court upholds USDA rules on country-of-origin labels, NHTSA issues rule on back-up car cameras, and more…

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North Carolina Coal Ash Spill Renews Debate Over Delayed EPA Regulations

Apr 3, 2014 Analysis

February spill raises question of whether coal ash requires federal regulation.

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