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We Are All Publicists Now

May 3, 2016 Opinion

The last five years saw a fundamental shift in how the government interacts with the public.

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The Misguided Manifesto of Regulatory Reform

May 2, 2016 Opinion

Recent proposed legislation may weaken key regulatory and law enforcement mechanisms.

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The Regulatory Week in Review: April 29, 2016

Apr 29, 2016 Week in Review

The House sends trade secrets bill to the President, BSEE adopts new offshore drilling rules, and more....

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NRC Staff Push Agency to Address Escalating Safety Concerns

Apr 28, 2016 Opinion

A recent petition filed by government workers reveals the extent of a growing nuclear safety design problem.

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Corruption and Government

Apr 27, 2016 Opinion

In the fight against government corruption, administrative law can be a powerful tool.

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A Paradigm Shift in the Cost-Benefit State

Apr 26, 2016 Opinion

A 2009 court decision could spur more cost-benefit analysis in the regulatory process.

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Courts Regulating the Regulators

Apr 25, 2016 Opinion

Recent cases and proposed legislation reveal decreasing deference to agencies’ interpretation of their own regulations.

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The Regulatory Week in Review: April 22, 2016

Apr 22, 2016 Week in Review

The Supreme Court hears oral argument in U.S. v. Texas, the Senate passes major energy legislation, and more...

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Stress Tests and the End of Bank Supervision

Apr 21, 2016 Opinion

New federal authority surrounding stress tests means banking supervisors take a back seat to regulators.

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Campaign Finance’s Creeping Deregulation

Apr 20, 2016 Opinion

Recent court rulings, bureaucratic failings, and political conflict have loosened campaign finance rules.

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