Jan
29

How many procurement regulations were finalized in 2017? The answer may surprise you

From: Federal News Radio

By Jason Miller

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The answer is: the FAR Council issued one final rule for the entire year.

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“Agencies are testing out how well they can get analysis through the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs in OMB,” he said. “I don’t know how much of a delay is not having a good process to measure the burden and cost benefit analysis. The predisposition of executive order is ‘don’t issue a new regulation even if they are regulations that agencies do want to put out.’”

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Jan
26

A conversation with OIRA Administrator Neomi Rao [video]

From: Brookings Institution Program begins at t=30:00 minutes

Jan
22

Will OIRA Review Independent Agency Regulations?

Editor’s Note: See, A Blueprint for OMB Review of Independent Agency Regulations.

From: Politico

Trump’s war on regulations is real. But is it working?

A year in, Trump’s rule rollback isn’t as dramatic as he claims. But a radical experiment is underway.

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Jan
12

Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs Website is Now Up

From: @CassSunstein

Excellent news, applause for the leadership and the superb staff – a webpage is now up for the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.

https://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/information-regulatory-affairs/

Jan
11

January 26th: A conversation with OIRA Administrator Neomi Rao

From: Brookings

Upcoming Event

What’s next for Trump’s regulatory agenda: A conversation with OIRA Administrator Neomi Rao

One of President Trump’s first actions in office was to issue an executive order requiring that for every new regulation issued, at least two be eliminated. One year into the Trump presidency, it’s clear the administration has major deregulatory ambitions, but what’s happened so far—and what’s to come in 2018?