We Are All Publicists Now

May 3, 2016

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

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

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NRC Staff Push Agency to Address Escalating Safety Concerns

Apr 28, 2016

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

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

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

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

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Stress Tests and the End of Bank Supervision

Apr 21, 2016

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

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

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Are We Making Progress in Valuing Health and Longevity in Regulatory Analysis?

Apr 19, 2016

Although agencies have made strides concerning values for mortality risk reductions, more research is needed on these values.

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Seasons of Regulation

Apr 18, 2016

Assessing the past five years in regulation—and RegBlog’s achievements during this time—goes beyond numbers.

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