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All Posts by Sam Batkins

Predicting Regulatory Delay

Nov 3, 2014 Opinion

New model aims to predict how long it takes rules to be published after they clear OIRA review.

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It’s Past Time to Address Regulatory Duplication

May 19, 2014 Opinion

The SCRUB Act would help eliminate duplicative rules through retrospective review.

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Cost and Benefit Changes During Federal Rulemakings

Dec 23, 2013 Opinion

Data from recent rulemakings do not show that OIRA review systematically lowers estimated benefits and increases estimated costs.

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Can a Regulatory Budget Trim Red Tape?

Aug 28, 2013 Opinion

A paperwork budget could gain bipartisan support.

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President Obama’s Budget Sets Regulatory Priorities Too

Apr 18, 2013 Opinion

The proposed budget identifies the administration's regulatory priorities.

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What the Unified Agenda Tells Us About Regulation’s Impending Burdens

Jan 30, 2013 Opinion

Unified Agenda of new regulations only tells part of the story.

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Can the White House Trim U.S. Paperwork?

Aug 13, 2012 Opinion

OIRA memo is admirable but bolder action by Congress may be needed.

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The Budget Roadmap to the Regulatory State

Feb 22, 2012 Opinion

Obama's 2013 budget reveals priorities for environment, financial reform, and health care.

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White House Actions on Regulatory Reform Do Not Match Its Rhetoric

Sep 20, 2011 Opinion

The Obama Administration has only insignificantly lightened regulatory burdens.

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Gainful Employment Rule Hurts College Students and Schools

Jul 9, 2011 Opinion

New Department of Education rule places excessive restrictions on federal funding for higher education.

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