Politics Divide Regulatory Reform Efforts

The Federal Times covers the House Oversight Committee’s “Regulatory Reform Task Forces Check-In.”

A recent House Oversight and Government Reform committee hearing on agency progress with executive-mandated regulatory reforms revealed strong political divisions in the ultimate goal and efficacy of such reform efforts.

Clyde Wayne Crews, vice president for policy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute and witness at the hearing, explained that partisan disagreements on regulatory oversight are not necessarily a bad thing, as it means that “elected legislators must resolve controversial issues involving regulations with massive impact.”

“Proposals to monitor regulatory costs have deep bipartisan pedigree,” said Crews. “A modern, bipartisan route of Trump’s ‘one in, two out’ is Senator Mark Warner’s 2010 PAYGO.”

Read the full article at The Federal Times.