FDA Grants Hearing on Proposed Withdrawal of Marketing Approval for Avastin
The FDA proposes to withdraw approval for a breast cancer treatment, with hearing scheduled for June.
Senate Hearing on Appliance Efficiency Standards Sparks Consumer Choice Debate
Members of Congress debate consumer choice issues raised by efficiency standards for light bulbs and appliances.
Scholars Debate Whether the Administrative Procedure Act Provides Sufficient Transparency
Scholars argue that agencies do not weigh sufficiently comments they receive under the APA.
A “Noah’s Ark of Scholars” Discusses Strategies for Increasing Public Engagement with the Government
The federal government hosts conference to promote research on open government.
Coming Soon! New Format for The Regulatory Review
The Regulatory Review announces redesigned website.
FDA Seeks Public Input and Increased Funding to Implement Food Safety Act
The FDA holds public meetings to discuss its new authority as some members of Congress question the agency’s budget.
FDA and Importers Gain New Responsibility to Police Imported Foods
New legislation increases safety responsibilities of the FDA and food importers.
Senate Bill Would Codify Benefit-Cost Analysis and Guidance Procedures
Senator proposes legislation to require cost-benefit analysis and steps for issuing non-binding guidance.
Federal Reserve Rule Restricts Mortgage Brokers’ Compensation
Federal Reserve issues a new rule to protect consumers from unfair mortgage practices.
Sunshine Week Brings New FOIA.gov, But Critics Say Glass is Still Half Full
New government website teaches users how to request government information but with mixed reactions.
The House May Block Funding to Implement the FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules
The FCC’s newly adopted rules aim to ensure freedom and openness, but face appropriations hurdles.
USDA Fully Deregulates Genetically Modified Alfalfa
Following Supreme Court decision, the USDA stops regulating Roundup Ready Alfalfa.