Dec
08

Taking the Time Needed to Get Regulations Right

From: Fox News | Politics

Regulation-stalling agency becomes political lightning rod

FoxNews.com’s Adam Shaw contributed to this report.

A little-known White House agency, set up during the Reagan administration, is under fire after a new report claimed it has been responsible for delaying or killing regulations that could save hundreds of lives. However, supporters say it is doing the “cold-blooded” — but vital — work that has to be done in scrutinizing regulations.

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“The piece in question portrays a distorted view of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs,” Emily Cain, a spokeswoman for the Office of Management and Budget, told FoxNews.com.