Tag Archives: independent agencies

OMB’s “Major” Move on Regs & Guidance

by Bridget C.E. Dooling — Monday, Apr. 15, 2019@BridgetDooling

The Office of Management and Budget issued a memo on Thursday describing its new approach to its implementation of the Congressional Review Act (CRA). Under the CRA, the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) is required to determine whether agency “rules” are “major.” In this memo, OMB calls for information about economic impacts to inform its […]

Would a Justice Kavanaugh Overturn Humphrey’s Executor and Declare Independent Agencies Unconstitutional?

by Christopher J. Walker — Friday, July 27, 2018@chris_j_walker

Over at SCOTUSblog yesterday, I examined the administrative law jurisprudence of Judge Kavanaugh, President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court. At nearly 4,000 words, I’d like to say it was a deep dive for a blog post, but Judge Kavanaugh has written more than 120 opinions dealing with administrative law. So the final draft was nearly […]

Partisan Balance Requirements From Carter to Obama (and Trump)

by Daniel Hemel — Friday, Aug. 11, 2017

This post by Brian Feinstein and Daniel Hemel is based on the authors’ draft article, Partisan Balance With Bite, which is forthcoming in the Columbia Law Review. President Trump last week nominated two individuals to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission: Kevin McIntyre and Richard Glick. McIntyre is an unsurprising choice: he is a partner at […]