Rulemaking

The Regulatory Review Reading List on Waters of the U.S. Rule

The Regulatory Review Reading List on Waters of the U.S. Rule

RegBlog’s go to resources for understanding the newly released Clean Water Rule.

Can 911 Find You?

Can 911 Find You?

FCC issues final rule increasing 911 operators’ ability to locate wireless 911 callers.

Commercial Drones in the Skies by 2017

Commercial Drones in the Skies by 2017

The FAA proposes rule permitting restricted use of commercial unmanned aircraft systems.

Satisfaction Is Not the Same as Policy Success

Satisfaction Is Not the Same as Policy Success

Making decisions that satisfy those involved in regulatory policy-making does not guarantee successful outcomes.

What Is the Ideal Cost-Benefit Analysis?

What Is the Ideal Cost-Benefit Analysis?

Two researchers propose a simpler way to perform cost-benefit analysis.

The Challenge of Keeping Hazardous Consumer Products Off the Market

The Challenge of Keeping Hazardous Consumer Products Off the Market

New audit report highlights Consumer Product Safety Commission’s struggle to respond to emerging risks.

Predicting Regulatory Delay

Predicting Regulatory Delay

New model aims to predict how long it takes rules to be published after they clear OIRA review.

Rethinking States’ Role in Federal Rulemaking

Rethinking States’ Role in Federal Rulemaking

By understanding key tradeoffs, federal agencies can enhance state participation in the regulatory process.

Hundreds of Recent Final Rules Are Technically Unlawful

Hundreds of Recent Final Rules Are Technically Unlawful

Agencies apparently fail to comply with a mandatory reporting requirement for many federal regulations.

GAO Says Congressional Review Act Not Triggered by Proposed Rules

GAO Says Congressional Review Act Not Triggered by Proposed Rules

Congressional watchdog declares that proposed regulations are not subject to CRA.

Improving Regulatory Processes Around the World

Improving Regulatory Processes Around the World

New OECD report encourages governments to learn better ways to make regulations.

It’s Time to Make Rulemaking Really Transparent on Agency Websites

It’s Time to Make Rulemaking Really Transparent on Agency Websites

Regulatory agencies should do more to make information about proposed rules more accessible.