Week in Review

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House committee holds hearing on OIRA and regulatory reform, DOJ files suit to block state voting law, and more…

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  • OIRA Administrator Howard Shelanski said the government shutdown might stall the agency’s reduction of backlogged rules.
  • Federal and state officials said that the “visits to their exchanges was greater than anticipated” as health insurance exchanges open.
  • The United States and ninety United Nations members signed the first treaty regulating the global arms trade.
  • A New Jersey court found that same sex couples must be permitted to marry.
  • The global airline industry backed the global regulation of its carbon dioxide emissions to avoid patchwork regulation.