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Elena Kagan and the Regulatory State

Elena Kagan and the Regulatory State

Elena Kagan’s appointment underscores an important shift in American law toward legislation and regulatory law.

Open Government Plans Revealed

Open Government Plans Revealed

Federal agencies take steps to increase government transparency.

Report Finds FOIA Implemention Under Obama is “Almost as Mixed” as Under Bush

Report Finds FOIA Implemention Under Obama is “Almost as Mixed” as Under Bush

Report indicates that governmental transparency gains may not be as large as promised by the President.

Transparency and the Obama Administration’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform

Transparency and the Obama Administration’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform

The government may need to rely on secrecy, not transparency, to overcome the national deficit problem.

Obama’s FY2011 Budget Proposal and Regulatory Agencies

Obama’s FY2011 Budget Proposal and Regulatory Agencies

The President’s budget foreshadows changes to how administrative agencies will use their funding.

White House Announces Enhancements to RegInfo.gov

White House Announces Enhancements to RegInfo.gov

Federal government website becomes easier to navigate, enhancing access to regulatory information.

DOT Seeks Participation in Development of Open Government Strategy

DOT Seeks Participation in Development of Open Government Strategy

Transportation Department aims to join other agencies in transparent government initiative.

EPA Considers Closing Down Voluntary Programs

EPA Considers Closing Down Voluntary Programs

The impacts of agency’s decision to end voluntary regulatory compliance programs may be difficult to evaluate.

Upgrades to Regulations.gov Announced

Upgrades to Regulations.gov Announced

Agency’s updates aim to make government transparency website easier to use.

Can the Congressional Review Act Block Climate Change Regulation?

Can the Congressional Review Act Block Climate Change Regulation?

Members of Congress invoke federal law to halt EPA’s regulation of greenhouse gases.

New U.S. Regulatory Information Released on Data.Gov

New U.S. Regulatory Information Released on Data.Gov

White House launches government website to enhance transparency.

One-Year Retrospective on Obama’s Regulatory Record

One-Year Retrospective on Obama’s Regulatory Record

Former White House experts evaluate the Obama Administration’s regulatory performance.