Obama emphasizes the role of government in promoting economic growth and fairness.
Financial regulation needs more rigorous analysis and better interagency communication.
Despite some Republican candidate promises, reinstating a ban on gays in the military would be hard to do.
Committee investigates how to improve public access via the Internet.
Rules governing student loans are exempt from a negotiated rulemaking mandate.
Report uncovers potential waste in agency programs.
OIRA recommends that agencies promote public access by uploading rulemaking documents in a timely, consistent fashion.