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Why We Should Not (Always) Blame Congress

A rare bipartisan statute significantly reforms the National Flood Insurance Program.

A Confluence of Concerns with the Accumulation of Regulatory Regimens

Requiring agencies to consider the cumulative costs of their regulation has its own cumulative costs.

GAO Says Dodd-Frank Rulemaking Should be Improved

Financial regulation needs more rigorous analysis and better interagency communication.

Regulatory Failure and the Gulf Oil Disaster

A Penn Program on Regulation seminar examines agency design.

Congress Needs Its Own Regulatory Review Office

OIRA oversight of regulation is necessary, but not sufficient.

Expand Centralized Regulatory Review to Independent Agencies

Congress should require independent regulatory commissions to perform cost-benefit analyses

Gainful Employment Rule Hurts College Students and Schools

New Department of Education rule places excessive restrictions on federal funding for higher education.

Week in Review

Regulatory news in review

GAO Recommends Reducing Governmental Duplication

Report uncovers potential waste in agency programs.

Week in Review

Regulatory news in review

Week in Review

Regulatory news in review

House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995

House subcommittee meets to consider the effectiveness of the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act.