Federal Agency Expertise Faces a Challenge at the Supreme Court

The Chevron Deference, established in 1984, says courts should defer to federal agencies’ interpretation of an ambiguous or unclear statute that they administer.

Environmental Groups Sue EPA Over Water Pollution Standards

A coalition of environmental groups claims the EPA has failed for decades to update limits on the discharge of some dangerous chemicals into waterways. Most of the worst polluters are in Texas.

Biden's Regulatory Update is Finally Here

“These new steps will produce a more efficient, effective regulatory review process that will help improve peoples’ lives,” said the White House regulations chief.

Members Of Senate Panel Press Financial Regulators On Massive Bank Failures

Members of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs asked if the Federal Reserve could have done more to prevent the collapse.

The Collapse Of Major U.S. Banks Leads To Bills Calling For More Regulation

The recent collapse of three banks has lawmakers debating whether stricter regulations will prevent other banks from meeting the same fate.

Biden Wants to Expand a Federal Agency’s Power to Go After Failed Bank Execs

The White House says Congress must give its administration more accountability powers.

Regulatory Failure 101: What the Collapse of Silicon Valley Bank Reveals

It’s an all-too-familiar cycle: First comes the boom, then the breathtakingly speedy bust, and then the bailout. Now we’re in the moment where everyone wonders where the financial regulators were.

Pentagon Office Tracking National Security Impact of Silicon Valley Bank Collapse

The director of the Pentagon’s office tasked with connecting relevant tech companies with private capital said in an email that the office is “monitoring national security-related impacts” stemming from the prominent startup lender’s demise.

How the ‘Holman Rule’ Allows the House to Fast-Track Proposals to Gut Government Programs without Debate or Much Thought at All

House Republicans have adopted a rule used periodically over the past 150 years that allows lawmakers to speed up and streamline votes to dismantle federal programs and fire federal employees.

The Ohio Train Crash Happened While The Hazardous Material Regulatory Agency Had No Permanent Leader

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss the derailment and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, which has no nominee to lead it.

Louis DeJoy Laments the Existence of USPS' Regulator

The postmaster general jokes he would be better off without the regulatory commission, which exists to protect Americans from the Postal Service's monopoly.

House Republicans Take a Big Swing at Regulations 

But the likelihood of home runs isn’t high due to the Democrats controlling the Senate and the White House. 

It's OK to Feel Optimistic About Governing and Democracy

Lisa Parshall joins the podcast to discuss the ways the Biden Administration

We Finally Have a Confirmed Head of the White House Regulatory Office

The Senate approved Richard Revesz’s nomination by voice vote on Wednesday.

FDA 'Failed' the Public and a Whistleblower By Ignoring Science

The agency has tweaked its tobacco product review process and also pledges to better resolve scientific disputes after whistleblower alleges reprisal.

Why the U.S. Is Losing the Fight to Ban Toxic Chemicals

From a powerful chemical industry that helped write the toxic substances law to an underfunded EPA lacking in resolve, the flaws in the American chemical regulatory apparatus run deep.

GovExec Daily: The Only Certainty is That Cryptocurrency is Here to Stay… And Will Be Regulated

Nextgov's Alexandra Kelley joins the podcast to discuss how Washington is eyeing cryptocurrency.