Regulatory Reform

Republicans Discover the Mythical Basis for Regulatory Reform

Deregulatory difficulties will reveal that rulemaking and judicial review are stringent enough without reform.

Valuing Democratic Governance

Verkuil offers a compelling argument for reshaping the bureaucracy, but the odds of adoption are slim.

The Growing Gap in the Rule of Law

Effective administration of public programs is becoming unmoored from the rule of law.

“Deep State” Claims and Professional Government

Recent research casts doubt on the existence of a conspiracy by civil servants against the President.

Improve Regulation, Do Not Repeal It

The deregulatory agenda should be replaced with a regulatory improvement agenda.

Regulatory Reform Should Be About Strengthening Legislative Responsibility

Countries like Australia and Canada offer models for reining in delegation of lawmaking authority to agencies.

A Debate Over President Trump’s “One-In-Two-Out” Executive Order

Policy experts consider the constitutionality of a cornerstone of the President’s regulatory reform efforts.

Enormous Benefits at Minimal Cost

Concerns about runaway regulatory costs are overblown.

The Administrative State Has Run Amok

Recent momentum in favor of regulatory reform is a positive development, and long overdue.

Paralysis by Analysis Is Not Regulatory Reform

Commissioner Mohorovic’s four proposals would impose “paralysis by analysis” on the CPSC.

CPSC Commissioners Debate Regulatory Reform

Consumer safety leaders debate how independent agencies can best improve the rulemaking process.

Assessing the Regulatory Accountability Act

Scholars debate the merits and drawbacks of the recently proposed Regulatory Accountability Act, which would dramatically reform the rulemaking process.