Congress

CRA Resolutions Against Agency Guidance Are Meaningless

GAO is wrong to think that Congress can use the CRA to overturn agency guidance.

How Regulatory Agencies Undervalue Life

Agencies should boost penalties for fatal rule violations to match the value of a statistical life.

Kavanaugh and the Deference Doctrines

Judge Kavanaugh’s past opinions reveal a commitment to clarifying deference rules and increasing predictability.

Voters’ Distrust of Legislators Drives Agency Lawmaking

Does Congress delegate its authority to gain credibility with the public?

How to Regulate During a Financial Crisis

Scholar argues that financial regulators must be decisive yet agile when using imperfect information.

Reforming Campaign Finance Regulation

Contribution limits are no longer justified in the age of social media, scholar argues.

The Easy Path to Firing Mueller

The Solicitor General would readily comply with an order from President Trump to oust special counsel Mueller.

Tightening Service and Emotional Support Animal Regulations

Debate ignites over regulating service and support animals on airplanes and in public accommodations.

The Curious Bipartisan Push for Evidence-Based Policymaking

Despite its popularity, “evidence-based” policymaking is often less rational than it sounds.

A Recipe for Improving Regulatory Analysis

President Trump’s first year in office prompts four steps for reform.

Finding a Path Back to Democratic Governance

Eliminating the primary and caucus rules would create a more productive and responsive democracy.

Getting Back to the Basics with Agency Rulemaking

The United States needs a bipartisan push to bring transparency and accountability back into the rulemaking process.