Regulations

Congressional Republicans Attempt to Overturn OSHA Vaccine Rule 

“These resolutions each have a large number of cosponsors, suggesting that they are being used for signaling purposes despite very low odds of enactment,” said one observer. 

Watchdog: Results of Trump’s Deregulatory Executive Orders Could Be ‘Overstated’ 

Biden’s repeal of the directives won’t cause “disruptions or major changes going forward,” GAO finds. 

HUD Cuts ‘Red Tape’ for Hurricane Ida Victims

Department announces a package of 27 administrative and regulatory waivers.

Biden Signs Three Resolutions Undoing ‘Midnight’ Trump Regulations

The regulations are from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Treasury Department and Environmental Protection Agency. 

White House Releases a Regulatory Agenda to Advance Its Priorities

Addressing the climate crisis, promoting racial equity and helping small businesses are high on the administration’s list.

Senate Has Passed Three Resolutions to Undo ‘Midnight’ Trump Regulations

Thursday is the estimated deadline for the Senate to use its fast-track authority under the Congressional Review Act.

Transportation Department Launches Evaluation of Regulations Based on Biden Priorities

The department is seeking public input in order to align with two early executive orders from the president.

Democrats Seek to Undo Six ‘Midnight’ Regulations

Sunday was the deadline under the Congressional Review Act.   

Democrats Seek to Undo Trump EEOC Rule Using Congressional Review Act

This is the first attempted use of the act during the Biden administration.

Deadline is Approaching to Repeal Trump Rules Using ‘Obscure’ Law 

Lawmakers can use the Congressional Review Act to eliminate certain Trump-era regulations.

Report: Biden Administration Could ‘Freeze’ Additional Trump Regulations

The consumer advocacy group Public Citizen identified errors by the previous administration in issuing last-minute rules.

After Hundreds of Meatpacking Workers Died From COVID-19, Congress Wants Answers

A key House subcommittee cited reports by ProPublica and other news outlets in launching an investigation into how the country’s meatpacking companies handled the pandemic, which has killed hundreds of workers to date.

The Return of the Regulators

Like them or revile them, federal agencies seem poised to regain some of their traditional powers under the new administration. But it’s not clear how far President Biden wants them to go.

The Regulator of Tomorrow

The challenge isn’t just how to regulate new technologies. Technology is changing the capabilities of regulators themselves in ways not previously imagined.

Biden Seeks to Halt or Delay Trump’s ‘Midnight Regulations’

The new president took several immediate actions to start undoing Trump’s deregulatory agenda.