The Obama Administration’s Open Government Initiative takes a budget hit.
Agencies show how they would react to a funding hiatus.
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.
The Regulatory Review announces redesigned website.
Senator proposes legislation to require cost-benefit analysis and steps for issuing non-binding guidance.
House subcommittee meets to consider the effectiveness of the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act.
Regulatory agencies’ budgets a focal point in negotiations over government spending.
Republican legislation would require Congress to approve major rules passed by federal agencies.
President Obama’s new Executive Order stresses analysis of equity issues in rulemaking, in addition to calling for a review of existing regulation.
President Obama and Republican leaders debate health care, environmental regulation, and other regulatory issues.
Obama’s recent order makes promising strides toward improving participation in agency rulemaking.