Week in Review

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Confirmation hearing for OIRA nominee, Supreme Court takings decision, CFPB offers exemptions, and more…

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  • President Obama’s choice to head OIRA, Howard Shelanski, answers questions at his Senate confirmation hearings.  See related The Regulatory Review essay.
  • The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a patent isolating human genes stating that researchers must create something to gain a patent.
  • The CFPB issued a report finding that overdraft programs may be costly for consumers who use them.