The Early Participation in Regulations Act will further complicate the rulemaking process.
Legal scholar reexamines the formal rulemaking process in response to criticism.
Scholars debate the merits and drawbacks of the recently proposed Regulatory Accountability Act, which would dramatically reform the rulemaking process.
The new Administration and Congress can use several procedures to cut down on regulation.
Independent agencies should adopt four key analytical standards.
Following certain procedural steps will strengthen independent agencies’ rulemaking processes.
Most agencies enjoy authority to aggregate cases and would benefit from doing so, but very few actually do.
Penn Law students met with experts in Washington to discuss proposals for reforming the regulatory process.
Cost-benefit analysis has become a routinized part of policymaking. Probing what justifies this methodology helps us to see how it might be improved.
Responding to significant agency backlogs, a new report recommends class action-type procedures.
A reformer takes on a major city bureaucracy that has grown accustomed to informal lawmaking procedures.
Earlier and less burdensome regulatory impact analyses would lead to more transparent, better regulatory decisions.