Jennifer Ko

Seattle’s New Housing Ordinance Will Give Ex-Offenders a Fair Chance

Local law will prevent landlords from screening tenants based on their criminal history.

Climate Engineering Could Reframe the Dialogue on Climate Change

New study explores the potential benefits, risks, and legal challenges of solar climate engineering.

When Federal Agencies Do Not Answer to Courts

Scholar examines how agencies operate independently of courts through rulemaking and legislative drafting.

Are High Rents Inevitable?

Experts tackle the problem of preserving affordable housing in booming real estate markets.

Legal and Policy Challenges to the Dakota Access Pipeline

Recent University of Pennsylvania event explores issues raised by the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Department of Agriculture Revises Its Organic Standards

Agency finalizes rule on production standards for organic livestock and poultry.

Talking Cars, Coming Soon to a Road Near You

Transportation Department proposes rule mandating vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology.

Navigating a Changing Power Grid

Penn Program on Regulation hosts a conversation with electricity market leaders.

The Role for State Regulation of Energy Markets

Penn’s Kleinman Center for Energy Policy convenes energy policy roundtable.

Filling Up the Gas Tank with Corn, Sugar Cane, and Wood

EPA moves to increase support for ethanol and other renewable fuels.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Aims to Lend Borrowers a Helping Hand

Agency proposes rule to stem cycle of loan payments generated by “payday” lending practices.

Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Law

In a 5-3 decision, the Justices declare Texas’s health care regulations on abortion to be unconstitutional.