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.
Looking back at the 1995 shutdown reveals insights about regulatory productivity.
The Regulatory Review considers the most prominent regulatory reform bills currently pending in Congress.