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Cass Sunstein, administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, has never been shy about showcasing the administration's regulatory accomplishments. On Monday, he went a step further, writing in a blog post that the effort, ordered by President Obama a year ago, to "look back at existing rules, and to streamline, fix, or eliminate those that aren't working, is now becoming a regular part of agency practice."

Sunstein highlighted progress by individual agencies, noting that the Federal Communications Commission alone has eliminated 190 regulations. Others he singled out include the Commerce, State, Health and Human Services, Agriculture, Labor, Homeland Security and Transportation departments, as well as the Environmental Protection Agency and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Charlie Clark joined Government Executive in the fall of 2009. He has been on staff at The Washington Post, Congressional Quarterly, National Journal, Time-Life Books, Tax Analysts, the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, and the National Center on Education and the Economy. He has written or edited online news, daily news stories, long features, wire copy, magazines, books and organizational media strategies.

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