Congressional ethics expert urges regulating lobbying, campaign finance, and gifts simultaneously.
Disputes about the limits of executive power cannot be productively resolved by appeals to the Constitution.
After federal court blocks IRS rule, Democrats urge new legislation on tax preparation.
A clearer framework is needed to address jurisdiction questions in legal actions against agencies.
Proposed regulatory review commissions would circumvent procedural safeguards.
New lookback programs impede public safeguards rather than improve the regulatory system.
A new institutional design is required to deal with retrospective review of regulations.
The SCRUB Act would help correct regulatory accumulation – but the bill could be improved.
The SCRUB Act would help eliminate duplicative rules through retrospective review.
The Regulatory Review features the debate over an independent process for reviewing existing rules.
New bill would empower an independent commission to force agencies to eliminate or amend rules.
Public access to regulations takes center stage at congressional hearing.