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GAO Says Congressional Review Act Not Triggered by Proposed Rules

Sep 3, 2014 News

Congressional watchdog declares that proposed regulations are not subject to CRA.

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Achieving Procedural Fairness in Black Lung Benefits Hearings

Aug 14, 2014 Opinion

Black lung disease is increasing, but fewer miners can successfully claim benefits.

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GAO Advises Congress on Climate Change

Aug 12, 2014 News

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

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The Effect of Income Disparity on Financial Regulation

Jun 18, 2014 Analysis

Scholar worries that pay gap between financial industry and regulators may lead to regulatory failure.

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Enforcement and Regulatory Governance

Jun 16, 2014 Opinion

Environmental regulators need to take a more holistic approach to improve compliance.

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TARP Overseer Describes “Lost Opportunity” to Increase Small Business Lending

May 30, 2013 News

Report blames regulators' lack of sufficient oversight in reviewing loan applications.

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Despite Recent Safety Record, FAA May Lack Key Data

May 29, 2013 Analysis

Recent GAO report details ways to improve aviation safety data collection.

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GAO Finds Flaws With Nuclear Power Plant Emergency Planning

May 7, 2013 News

Nuclear Regulatory Commission unlikely to follow the GAO's recommendation.

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GAO Report Finds Excess Spending in Medicare

Apr 25, 2013 Analysis

GAO urges changes to payment formula for certain Medicare plans.

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Patent Trolls: No Fairytale Ending in Sight?

Mar 25, 2013 Analysis

Debate rages on as Congress considers legislation to solve this problem.

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