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Requiring Formal Rulemaking Is a Thinly Veiled Attempt to Halt Regulation

Regulatory reform bill’s public hearing requirement will hinder agencies’ attempts to regulate.

The Stunning Triumph of Cost-Cost Analysis

Under President Trump’s executive order, the benefits of new regulations will play no role in regulatory decision-making.

President Trump’s Regulatory Vision

How the incoming President might shape his strategy in the regulatory sphere.

Improving the Process of Making Rules at Independent Agencies

Following certain procedural steps will strengthen independent agencies’ rulemaking processes.

Hill Briefing Addresses Regulatory Challenges for Next Administration

Public Citizen and the Coalition for Sensible Safeguards convened panels of regulatory experts.

Red Tape on the Upswing

Experts argue that the number and cost of regulations sharply rose in 2015—at a rate that has held steady in 2016.

Valuing a Ton of Particulate Matter

What is the cost of emitting soot into the atmosphere? The answer is unclear, yet it plays an important role in policymaking.

An Education in Regulatory Reform

Penn Law students met with experts in Washington to discuss proposals for reforming the regulatory process.

OMB’s Resource Management Offices and Agency Policy Control

Now is a good time to focus on the opportunities for the centralized control of the administrative state that the RMOs provide.

Improving Benefit-Cost Analysis by Making It Simpler

Earlier and less burdensome regulatory impact analyses would lead to more transparent, better regulatory decisions.

Old and New Capture

These two forms of regulatory capture require different solutions.

How Government Can Root Out Regulatory Capture

It is time for government to stop private interests from gaining improper influence over regulators.