Tag Archives: Congressional Review Act

Regulatory Reform Legislation in the New Congress

by Chris Walker — Monday, Jan. 2, 2017@chris_j_walker

In the Washington Post yesterday, Dave Wiegel penned a fascinating article on the new Congress’s legislative agenda on regulatory reform. Here’s a taste from the article: For six years, since they took back the House of Representatives, Republicans have added to a pile of legislation that moldered outside the White House. In their thwarted agenda, financial […]

Unraveling Obama-Era Regulations on Day One with the Congressional Review Act, by Josh Blackman

by Guest Blogger — Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016

Over the past two weeks, I have been asked more times than I can count how the Trump Administration can unravel the Obama Administration’s policies. My answer usually falls into one of three categories. First, policies that were instituted through guidance documents, such as executive memoranda and “Dear Colleague” letters, which I’ve called Government by Blog […]

​The Congressional Review Act Revisited

by Jeff Rosen — Monday, Dec. 14, 2015

This month the House of Representatives passed two resolutions under the Congressional Review Act (5 USC 801, et seq .) that disapproved of EPA’s recent rules for greenhouse gases from new and existing power plants. S.J. Resolutions 23 and 24. These two resolutions had already passed the Senate on November 17, 2015. The vote in […]