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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....


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...


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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