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The Justice Department’s “Imminent” Decision on the Google-ITA Merger

The Justice Department’s “Imminent” Decision on the Google-ITA Merger

Justice Department decides whether to allow online search giant to buy leading travel search provider.

Clean Water Act Amendment Helps Philadelphia Comply with Stormwater Regulations

Clean Water Act Amendment Helps Philadelphia Comply with Stormwater Regulations

The federal government may contribute fees to Philadelphia to limit stormwater runoff to sewers.

Proposed MSHA Regulation Seeks to Strengthen Pattern of Violation Provisions

Proposed MSHA Regulation Seeks to Strengthen Pattern of Violation Provisions

Mine safety regulator proposes criteria for improving worker protection.

Obama’s Order on Equity and Regulatory Analysis

Obama’s Order on Equity and Regulatory Analysis

President Obama’s new Executive Order stresses analysis of equity issues in rulemaking, in addition to calling for a review of existing regulation.

Week in Review

Week in Review

Senate healthcare repeal fails, contraception requirement may violate religious liberty, and more…

State of the Union and Responses Highlight Key Differences Over Regulation

State of the Union and Responses Highlight Key Differences Over Regulation

President Obama and Republican leaders debate health care, environmental regulation, and other regulatory issues.

New Executive Order Promotes Public Participation

New Executive Order Promotes Public Participation

Obama’s recent order makes promising strides toward improving participation in agency rulemaking.

Bipartisan E-Rulemaking Act of 2010 Introduced to Enhance Transparency

Bipartisan E-Rulemaking Act of 2010 Introduced to Enhance Transparency

Senators aim to require the government to put information concerning regulation on the Internet.

Talk on Dodd-Frank Fills Lecture Hall

Talk on Dodd-Frank Fills Lecture Hall

University of Pennsylvania professors discuss extensive financial reform legislation.

PPR Co-Sponsors Wharton Workshop on Third Party Auditing

PPR Co-Sponsors Wharton Workshop on Third Party Auditing

Special event features robust discussion on how to ensure safety with limited regulatory funds.

Fall 2010 Recap: Risk Regulation Seminar Series

Fall 2010 Recap: Risk Regulation Seminar Series

Penn Program on Regulation features number of experts who discuss risk in a number of regulatory contexts.

E-Government and Inequality in Public Participation

E-Government and Inequality in Public Participation

The Internet has not made the government more democratic, at least not yet.