Agencies show how they would react to a funding hiatus.
Washington, D.C. seeks to promote environmental sustainability by updating zoning code.
Lawmakers study the nuclear disaster in Japan and debate the necessity of improvements to American nuclear safety.
State and federal policymakers are scrutinizing regulations for the costs they may impose on the recovering economy.
Two prominent scholars discuss the federal government’s reliance on private firms to carry out national defense functions.
Law gives regulators more responsibility, so agencies need to keep new regulations simple and find ways to attract talented staff.
The Supreme Court decides that federal statutes preempt state lawsuits over vaccinations.
Two clinical testing laboratories may now merge after judges reject the FTC’s arguments for blocking the merger.
Regulatory news in review
The FDA proposes to withdraw approval for a breast cancer treatment, with hearing scheduled for June.
Members of Congress debate consumer choice issues raised by efficiency standards for light bulbs and appliances.
Scholars argue that agencies do not weigh sufficiently comments they receive under the APA.