Mass Comments and the Revival of Apolitical Expertise
Mass comments policy should consider agencies’ roles as apolitical policymakers.
Does Presidential Ideology Influence OIRA Review?
Scholars report that White House review exerts a deregulatory influence on agency rulemaking.
Agency Independence Under Egypt’s New Media Law
Recent legislation raises constitutional issues concerning presidential power over independent agencies.
Are Independent Agencies Really Independent?
A federal court ruling revives questions about the insulation of independent agencies.
Searching for Real Regulatory Independence
OECD report calls for agency independence to serve as a bulwark against breakdowns in the regulatory process.
When Politicians Are Not Experts, Agencies Step In
ACUS report addresses best practices for agency involvement in drafting legislation.
The False Dichotomy of Agency Independence
Different agency design choices result in a continuum of independence.