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March 4, 2024

As Courts Raise Bar, Congress Eyes Options To Bolster Regulatory Scrutiny

January 26, 2024 at 3:43 PM
As the Supreme Court moves to require clearer congressional authorization for OSHA and other agencies to regulate, a bipartisan group of House lawmakers is considering options for expanding Congress’ oversight of administrative rulemakings, including creating a new Congressional Office of Regulatory Review. But in a report released earlier this month providing options for increasing scrutiny, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) cautioned that lawmakers may face difficult “tradeoffs” balancing increased scrutiny against increased costs, agencies’ rulemaking efficiency and other factors. GAO...

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