Opinion

It Is Premature to Label a Regulatory Budget Unconstitutional

The President’s one-in, two-out executive order may be difficult to implement, but it is not unconstitutional.

Enormous Benefits at Minimal Cost

Concerns about runaway regulatory costs are overblown.

The Administrative State Has Run Amok

Recent momentum in favor of regulatory reform is a positive development, and long overdue.

Why a Retreat from Paris Now?

Political science models may help explain the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.

Paralysis by Analysis Is Not Regulatory Reform

Commissioner Mohorovic’s four proposals would impose “paralysis by analysis” on the CPSC.

A Wolf in Sheep’s Skin

The Early Participation in Regulations Act will further complicate the rulemaking process.

Scrap the Congressional Review Act

The law goes against the public interest, favoring lobbyists over public protections.

The Covered Agreement Between the United States and European Union

Obama-era agreement on insurance regulation strikes the right level of detail after international negotiation.

Giving the Platypus of Formal Rulemaking a Second Look, Again

Legal scholar reexamines the formal rulemaking process in response to criticism.

The Congressional Review Act Is No Antidote for Critics of Regulation

Law does not address claims of excessive delegation of Congress’s policymaking responsibilities.

Adjudicating by Algorithm, Regulating by Robot

Rather than raising alarm bells, government uses of artificial intelligence fit well within existing legal frameworks.

Requiring Formal Rulemaking Is a Thinly Veiled Attempt to Halt Regulation

Regulatory reform bill’s public hearing requirement will hinder agencies’ attempts to regulate.