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GSA Launches Website on Federal Advisory Committees

GSA Launches Website on Federal Advisory Committees

Website makes FACA data more accessible.

House Subcommittee Considers Codifying Agency CBA

House Subcommittee Considers Codifying Agency CBA

Witnesses agree about the importance of thorough cost-benefit analysis.

Regulators Introduce New Risk Retention Rule for Banks

Regulators Introduce New Risk Retention Rule for Banks

Proposal would require banks to retain some risk on most securities they issue.

Proposed FDIC Rule Clarifies Liquidation Process For “Too Big To Fail” Firms

Proposed FDIC Rule Clarifies Liquidation Process For “Too Big To Fail” Firms

Proposal would set debt priority and authorize taking compensation in certain cases.

Texas and EPA Battle Over Greenhouse Gas Regulations

Texas and EPA Battle Over Greenhouse Gas Regulations

Texas v. EPA continues in the D.C. Circuit Court.

Open Government and Its Impact

Open Government and Its Impact

Defining open government and conceptualizing its success are key first steps in developing a transparency research agenda.

CPSC Launches Consumer-Driven Online Database for Unsafe Products

CPSC Launches Consumer-Driven Online Database for Unsafe Products

New product safety initiative receives mixed reviews.

PAYGO Proposed to Manage Agency Regulations

PAYGO Proposed to Manage Agency Regulations

Could regulatory PAYGO work like legislative PAYGO?

United States and EU Reduce Reliance on Credit Rating Agencies

United States and EU Reduce Reliance on Credit Rating Agencies

The SEC eliminates references to CRA ratings from its rules, while the EU increases its oversight of CRAs.

Why the REINS Act Is Unwise If Not Also Unconstitutional

Why the REINS Act Is Unwise If Not Also Unconstitutional

A proposed act would hinder needed regulations, thereby interfering with the executive branch’s constitutional authority to execute the law.

SEC’s Home-Court Advantage?

SEC’s Home-Court Advantage?

The SEC uses its new authority to take administrative action.

Let’s Review the Rules

Let’s Review the Rules

Agencies can narrow the political gap over regulation by retrospectively measuring the actual impact of their regulations.