Rulemaking

Will Congressional Review Act Repeals Change Agency Behavior?

Will Congressional Review Act Repeals Change Agency Behavior?

The Trump Administration’s embrace of a seldom-used law may undermine future regulatory efforts.

Improving the Process of Making Rules at Independent Agencies

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

Hill Briefing Addresses Regulatory Challenges for Next Administration

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

Independent Regulatory Agencies Are Not Likely to Be Part of President Obama’s Midnight Rulemaking

Independent Regulatory Agencies Are Not Likely to Be Part of President Obama’s Midnight Rulemaking

A recent report suggests that unlike executive agencies, independent agencies get to continue dancing right past midnight.

Quantitative Models Predict Historic Obama Midnight Surge

Quantitative Models Predict Historic Obama Midnight Surge

Research forecasts a substantial increase in economically significant rules that would outpace that of the past three presidents’ final months.

Should Administrative Agencies Adopt Class Action Procedures?

Should Administrative Agencies Adopt Class Action Procedures?

Responding to significant agency backlogs, a new report recommends class action-type procedures.

Combatting External and Internal Regulatory Capture

Combatting External and Internal Regulatory Capture

External and internal capture may be reduced through a more logical division of labor between Congress and agencies.

Corporate Capture of the Rulemaking Process

Corporate Capture of the Rulemaking Process

The right regulatory reforms can level the playing field between the public and powerful corporate players.

Is Quantified Cost-Benefit Analysis a Requirement for Rulemaking?

Is Quantified Cost-Benefit Analysis a Requirement for Rulemaking?

Administrative law expert explores whether agencies must always use numbers to justify new rules.

A Forecast of the Next Five Years in Regulation

A Forecast of the Next Five Years in Regulation

RegBlog’s fifth anniversary prompts illuminating debate about the best path for future regulators.

Does Extending a Comment Period Equal Regulatory Delay?

Does Extending a Comment Period Equal Regulatory Delay?

Study suggests a link between comment period extensions and delays in final rules.

New Regulation Seeks to Combat Housing Segregation

New Regulation Seeks to Combat Housing Segregation

HUD rule aims to clarify fair housing obligations and promote residential integration.