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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…


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…


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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