Analysis

Another Regulatory Milestone as the Federal Register Act Turns 75

The Regulatory Review recognizes the contributions of the federal government’s “daily newspaper.”

Murkowski Resolution Fails, But EPA Climate Change Regulation Still at Risk

Senator’s failed attempt to dismantle agency’s greenhouse gas regulation fails amidst similar efforts.

Is the Mine Safety and Health Administration Up to the Task?

Funding shortfalls may inhibit efforts at improving mine safety.

The FCC’s Broadband Plan and Customer Choice

Commission plans to increase average Internet speeds for consumers throughout the country.

Transparency and the Obama Administration’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform

The government may need to rely on secrecy, not transparency, to overcome the national deficit problem.

Obama’s FY2011 Budget Proposal and Regulatory Agencies

The President’s budget foreshadows changes to how administrative agencies will use their funding.

White House Announces Enhancements to RegInfo.gov

Federal government website becomes easier to navigate, enhancing access to regulatory information.

On Shedding Calories and Disclosing Information

Studies question whether nutrition disclosure laws are effective in reducing calorie intake.

OSHA Proposed Rulemaking on Workplace Right-to-Know

Agency seeks to change requirements for manufacturers to disclose information about hazardous materials.

EPA Considers Closing Down Voluntary Programs

The impacts of agency’s decision to end voluntary regulatory compliance programs may be difficult to evaluate.

Can the Congressional Review Act Block Climate Change Regulation?

Members of Congress invoke federal law to halt EPA’s regulation of greenhouse gases.

New U.S. Regulatory Information Released on Data.Gov

White House launches government website to enhance transparency.