Rulemaking

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.

Two Cheers for Industry Self-Governance

Two Cheers for Industry Self-Governance

Better analysis can reveal the conditions under which self-regulation works well for society.

Do Regulators Listen to the Public?

Do Regulators Listen to the Public?

New study suggests agencies primarily listen to industry insiders in finalizing rules.