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The Regulation Digest

 

A weekly compendium of regulatory policy, news, and analysis.

 

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This week's edition...

 

 

July 21, 2021 -- Volume 10, Number 27

Features rulemaking activity related to COVID-19 by CFA, the Inter-American Foundation, and OSHA. Plus other notable actions by DHS, DOJ, OSTP, USDA, and DOT.

With opinions and analysis from Richard Pierce, Cass Sunstein, Chris Edwards, Karen Tumulty, Kevin Kosar, John Bitzan, Richard Morrison, Randy May, Anthony Kim, Aurelien Portuese, Kofi Ampaabeng, Michael Strain, Kara Swisher, Andrew Stivers, Paul Krugman, Daniel Lyons, Shuting Pomerleau, Elle Rothermich, and Juan Londoño.

Plus news from Government TechnologyThe HillNew York TimesWall Street JournalReutersBallotpediaAssociated Press, and Bloomberg.



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American Enterprise Institute

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Center for the Study of the Administrative State

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Previous editions

FULL NEWSLETTER

Features rulemaking activity related to COVID-19 by HHS, OSHA, and CMS. Plus other notable actions by President Biden, ACUS, FCC, DOE, FTC, and ICE.

With opinions and analysis from Susan Dudley, Mark Febrizio, Kekai Liu, Camille Chambers, Richard Pierce, David Dayen, Rachel Augustine Potter, Robert Bork, Bhaskar Chakravorti, Phil Gramm, Mike Solon, Wayne Crews, Rhett Buttle, Valerie Wilson, Rachel Morrison, Richard Revesz, Jason Schwartz, Thomas Hoenig, Brian Knight, Jacelly Cespedes, Kathryne Cleary, Jennifer Huddleston, and Cary Coglianese.

Plus news from ReutersThe HillNew York TimesReutersWall Street JournalGovernment ExecutiveAssociated PressPoliticoBusiness InsiderThe Verge, and Bloomberg.

FULL NEWSLETTER

Features rulemaking activity related to COVID-19 by CDC, FDA, ED, NRC, and CFPB. Plus other notable actions by EPA, DEA, APHIS, HUD, and OSTP.

With opinions and analysis from Daniel Pérez, Laura Stanley, Tara Sinclair, Zhoudan Xie, Noah Smith, Michael Strain, Dan Goldbeck, Dan Bosch, Timi Iwayerni, Tom Wheeler, Randy May, Veronica Goodmann, Kaitlin Edwards, Josiah Neeley, Chris Walker, and Jonathan Nez.

Plus news from The HillNew York TimesWall Street JournalBloombergReuters, Washington Post, Government ExecutiveFederal News NetworkForbes, and NPR.

FULL NEWSLETTER

Features rulemaking activity related to COVID-19 by OSHA, CBP, and FDA. Plus other notable actions by Commerce, Education, DOL, FCC, and CPSC.

With opinions and analysis from Susan Dudley, Bridget Dooling, Tyler Cowen, James Broughel, Burçin Ünel, Dina Srinivasan, Abhisheik Dhawan, Dan Bosch, Dan Goldbeck, Joseph Kane, Scott Lincicome, Jessica Melugin, Peter Fox-Penner, Virat Agrawal, Alec Stapp, Liya Palagashvili, Bentley Coffey, Patrick McLaughlin, Cary Coglianese, and Christopher Walker.

Plus news from YahooThe HillNew York TimesWall Street JournalReutersAviation TodayAssociated Press, and Bloomberg.

FULL NEWSLETTER

Features rulemaking activity related to COVID-19 by HHS and FEMA. Plus other notable actions by HUD, FCC, HHS, EPA, and DOE.

With opinions and analysis from Daniel Pérez, Susan Dudley, Bartley Madden, Al Musella, Clare Rock, Jonathan Adler, Tyler Cowen, Wayne Crews, Thomas Hemphill, Jennifer Schulp, James Broughel, Michael Mandel, Chelsea Boyd, Christopher Walker, Brinna Ludwig, and Aurelien Portuese.

Plus news from SludgeThe HillNew York TimesWall Street JournalReutersGovernment ExecutiveAssociated Press, and Bloomberg.

FULL NEWSLETTER

Features rulemaking activity related to COVID-19 by FEMA, NEA, and the VA. Plus other notable actions by DOE, RHS, FCC, and EPA.

With opinions and analysis from Susan Dudley, Bridget Dooling, Jay Clayton, Brent McIntosh, James Broughel, Ryan Young, Dan Goldbeck, Brink Lindsey, Ilya Shapiro, Jenny Rowland-Shea, John Graham, José Carlos Laguna de Paz, and Shane Tews.

Plus news from ReutersThe HillNew York TimesUtility DriveWall Street JournalBloombergNPR, and Grist.

FULL NEWSLETTER

Features rulemaking activity related to COVID-19 by FCC, USDA, FDA, FEMA, NASA, and the VA. Plus other notable actions by EPA, BIS, FDA, and FMCS.

With opinions and analysis from Steve Balla, Bridget Dooling, Stuart Shaprio, Brian Knight, Kofi Ampaabeng, Elise Amez-Droz, Jonathan Adler, Roslyn Layton, Brendan Carr, Henry Miller, Jennifer Huddleston, David Dayen, Richard Morrison, Sara Ladin, Patrick McLaughlin, James Broughel, Liya Palagashvili, Alec Stapp, and Randy May.

Plus news from Government ExecutiveThe HillNew York TimesFinancial TimesWall Street JournalBloombergWashington Post, and Coin Desk.

FULL NEWSLETTER

Features rulemaking activity related to COVID-19 by CBP and NRC. Plus other notable actions by the FDIC, DHS, NTSB, NIH, and DOT.

With opinions and analysis from Daniel Pérez, Bridget Dooling, John Graham, Binyamin Appelbaum, Liya Palagashvili, Ilya Shapiro, John Tamny, Jennifer Schulp, Timiebi Aganaba, Christopher Walker, Jennifer Huddleston, Michael Cannon, Matthew Mitchell, and Jonathan Masur.

Plus news from Washington PostThe HillNew York TimesWall Street JournalReutersInstitutional InvestorAssociated Press, and Bloomberg.

FULL NEWSLETTER

Features rulemaking activity related to COVID-19 by Treaury, DHS, CMS, and ED. Plus other notable actions by EPA, CPSC, DOL, and DHS.

With opinions and analysis from Laura Stanley, Phil Gramm, Patrick McLaughlin, Mark Calabria, Roslyn Layton, Robert Graboyes, Barak Orbach, Ilya Shapiro, Wayne Crews, Arthur Fraas, Hannah Downey, James Capretta, and Howard Husock.

Plus news from Washington PostThe HillNew York TimesWall Street JournalAssociated Press, and Bloomberg.

FULL NEWSLETTER

Features rulemaking activity related to COVID-19 by HHS, EOP, FDA, AID, and FNS. Plus other notable actions by DHS, DOL, NHTSA, and FWS.

With opinions and analysis from Susan Dudley, Bruce Yandle, David Leonhardt, Laurence Tribe, Maryam Nasir, Richard Revesz, Monique King-Viehland, Daniel Lyons, Diego Zuluaga, Randy May, Michael Hendrix, Ana Babus, and Shoshana Weissmann.

Plus news from ReutersThe HillNew York TimesWall Street JournalAssociated Press, and Bloomberg.

 

 


 

The Regulatory Studies Center Update

 

A monthly(ish) collection of working papers, events, op-eds, and insights.

 

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May 2021

This update features our recent report by Bridget Dooling and Laura Stanley Unsupervised Use of Opioid Treatment Medications, which is the second part of our Extending Pandemic Flexibilities for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment project.  It also includes a Congressional testimony by Howard Beales, and analysis of the Congressional Review Act by Daniel Pérez, President Biden's actions to undo Trump administration rulemaking by Mark Febrizio, and a report to the Administrative Conferece of the United States by Steve Balla and Bridget Dooling.

Also featured is Bridget Dooling's appearance on the GovActually podcast with Princeton University professor Martha Coven to discuss being a part of the Biden Transition Team.

Plus various op-eds in the The Philadelphia Inquirer and Forbes, events with ABA AdLaw Section, Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis, Environmental Law Institute, Midwest Political Science Assocation, and the GW Economics Department, and quotes in popular media outlets, including The Wall Street JournalNPR, Government Executive, Daily Beast, Marketplace, and Axios.

Previous editions

FULL NEWSLETTER

This update features our recent report by Bridget Dooling and Laura Stanley Telemedicine & Initiating Buprenorphine Treatment, which is part of our Extending Pandemic Flexibilities for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment project.  It also includes scholarly articles by Susan Dudley on President Biden's early executive actions, Jerry Ellig on surface freight deregulation, and Bridget Dooling on GAO's role in the administrative state and her innovative research on bespoke regulatory review.

There is also an analysis of regulatory sentiment by Zhoudan Xie, a reflection on the year that was 2020 by Mark Febrizioi and Zhoudan Xie, opioid treatment waivers by Laura Stanley, and advice for the Biden-Harris administration from Richard J. Pierce, Jr. and Susan Dudley.

Plus various op-eds in the Wall Street Journal, The Hill, Forbes, and Government Executive, events with American Economic Association, Federalist Society, and Southern Economic Association, and quotes in popular media outlets, including the Wall Street JournalFederal News Network, Science, Bloomberg, USA Today, and Axios.

FULL NEWSLETTER

This update features our recent Delivering the Goods event with analysis from STB general counsel Craig Keats and UW-Milwaukee professor James Peoples, and includes scholarly articles by Bridget Dooling on the Administrative Procedure Act, Brian Mannix on the EPA's 50th anniversary, and Aryamala Prasad & Daniel Pérez on the effects of GDPR.

There is also an analysis of FCC spectrum auctions by Gerald Brock, and public interest comments related to immigration policies from DHS by Mark Febrizio, OPM's paid parental leave by Joseph Cordes & Jerry Ellig, and a Section 230 petition by Jerry Ellig.

Plus various commentaries, op-eds, and quotes in popular media outlets, including the Wall Street JournalNew York Times, The Hill, Bloomberg, Forbes, PoliticoReutersAudubon MagazineGovernment Executive, and Law360.

FULL NEWSLETTER

This update includes scholarly articles by Susan Dudley on the durability of OIRA's regulatory oversight, Bridget Dooling on a new concept for independent agency rulemaking called Bespoke Regulatory Review, Jerry Ellig on how to improve economic analysis at federal agencies, and Zhoudan Xie's review of regulations and news coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic.

There are also public interest comments on a recent EPA proposal by Brian Mannix and Joe Cordes, a review of the Spring Unified Agenda by Daniel Pérez, and Mark Febrizio provides a full analysis of the Trump Administration's regulatory budget.

Plus various commentaries, op-eds, and quotes in popular media outlets, including the New York Times, The Hill, Bloomberg, Forbes, Politifact, and Vox.

FULL NEWSLETTER

This update includes public interest comments to the DEA, DOT, FDA, and USDA from Laura Stanley, John Bertino, and Mark Febrizio.

Academic papers by Susan Dudley, Zhoudan Xie, and Steven Balla, plus articles published by the Brookings Institution and The Regulatory Review. And a four-chapter report based on a co-operative agreement with the USDA.

Plus various commentaries, op-eds, and quotes in popular media outlets, including the Washington Post, The Hill, Bloomberg, Forbes, and CQ Roll Call.

FULL NEWSLETTER

This update includes testimony before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, and the General Services Administration by Steven Balla.

Academic papers by Bridget Dooling, Jerry Ellig, Chris Carrigan, Mark Febrizio, and Susan Dudley, and public interest comments submitted to the Surface Transportation Board, Council on Environmental Quality, the Office of Management and Budget, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Plus various commentaries, op-eds, and quotes in popular media outlets, including Federal News Network, The Hill, E&E News, Forbes, and Government Executive.