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The Enhanced Role of Economic Analysis in Securities Rulemaking

Aug 21, 2014

The SEC Commissioner and former Chief Economist explain the role of economic analysis in rulemaking.

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GAO Advises Congress on Climate Change

Aug 12, 2014

Official from oversight agency recommends greater effort to protect federal facilities from climate change damage.

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Drug and Alcohol Tests for Professional Drivers

Jul 31, 2014

Agency proposes database of drug and alcohol tests for commercial drivers.

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EPA Moves to Expand Farm Worker Protections

Jul 24, 2014

EPA proposes increasing safety standards to protect farm workers from hazardous pesticides.

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European Court’s Transparency Ruling May Impact Trade Talks With U.S.

Jul 17, 2014

Increased public access to EU documents could present challenges for key negotiations with U.S.

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Freedom of Information Act Report Cards

Jul 16, 2014

Center for Effective Government gives several major agencies failing grades for transparency.

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Mixed Response to FDA’s Planned Makeover of Nutrition Labels

Jul 10, 2014

Proposed updates to label draw praise from public health groups, concern from food industry.

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Supreme Court Decision Strikes Compromise in Greenhouse Gas Case

Jun 25, 2014

EPA’s authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions is left largely intact, but agency faces rebuke.

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EPA’s Climate Change Proposal May Alter Prospects for a Global Climate Deal

Jun 17, 2014

Recently proposed carbon curbing plan in U.S. sparks varied reactions abroad.

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FTC Chair Edith Ramirez Outlines Agenda on “Big Data”

Jun 11, 2014

Commission head urges efforts to protect privacy, increase transparency, and enhance consumer choice.

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