Opinion

After a Federal Climate Policy Retreat, States Should Proceed With Caution

State and local governments must consider the potential legal risks of their climate change policies.

Seizing the Moment with Strategic Climate Strategies for Subnationals

Subnational governments can best succeed when their policies go beyond their own borders.

Let’s Be Real About State and Local Climate Action

Federal action is key to effectively addressing climate change.

Leading on Climate at Every Level

States and subnationals can rise to the challenges posed by climate change.

Holding Congress Accountable

A New Deal-era proposal would produce more effective, less burdensome regulation.

Guidance and the Congressional Review Act

Congress faces issues in attempting to apply regulation-removing law to agency guidance.

Chevron and Net Neutrality at the FCC

Net neutrality has “bounced” from regulation to repeal under an often-used administrative law doctrine.

How Much of an Income Drop Will Take a Life?

Policymakers should consider the impact of their decisions on not just wealth, but also human life.

Current Economic Regulatory Framework Works for Freight Rail Customers

The STB is considering proposals that would hurt the successfully managed freight rail industry.

Whistleblowing Is a Key Regulatory Tool

Whistleblowing incentives are crucial to agency enforcement.

A Tumultuous Year for Transgender Service Members

President Trump brought uncertainty to military transgender recruitment in 2017.

Republicans Discover the Mythical Basis for Regulatory Reform

Deregulatory difficulties will reveal that rulemaking and judicial review are stringent enough without reform.