Take Care  //  4/23/17  //  Topic Update

Final guidance on implementing the regulation Executive Order solidifies the order’s existing legal problemsargue Michael Burger and Jessica Wentz (Sabin Center for Climate Change Law).       

The nomination of Professor Neomi Rao to head the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) “fits into the pattern of Trump nominating people to run agencies who have publicly committed to blowing them up,” write Ian Samuel and Leah Litman at Take Care.

Much work remains to be done on the President’s deregulatory agendawrites the Wall Street Journal editorial board.

  • The administration has added another trick to its repertoire: delaying federal court rulings on regulatory challenges as it crafts its deregulatory strategy (WaPo).
  • House Republicans are pushing an aggressive anti-regulatory packagethat some moderates doubt could overcome a Democratic filibuster in the upper chamber (The Hill).

Updates | The Week of January 22, 2018

1/28/18  //  Daily Update

The Government Accountability Office will investigate alleged fraud during the comment period on the FCC's proposed net neutrality rules. President Trump's decision to allow agencies with leftover funding to remain open during the government shutdown may have been illegal.

Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/14/18  //  Daily Update

A federal judge denies Leandra English's motion for a preliminary injunction in the dispute over who is acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Update | The Week of November 27, 2017

12/4/17  //  Daily Update

A federal judge denied Leandra English's request for a temporary restraining order in the fight over who is the acting director of the CFPB.

Jeffrey Stein

Columbia Law School