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Jun 23, 2019, 12:59 ET A Federal Judge Declares that Watchdog Organizations Have No Right To Demand That Federal Agencies Disseminate Accurate Information

A federal judge is to opine that the Center for Regulatory Effectiveness and other watchdog groups have no right to correct misinformation...


Apr 17, 2019, 21:04 ET Declining Healthcare Affordability for Medically Underserved Populations is Traceable to Revenue-Maximizing Policy Decisions by 340B Hospitals & Pharmacies

Today it is less likely today that a person in poverty and without year-round health insurance is able to afford needed prescription drugs than a...


Jun 28, 2016, 09:00 ET The Declaration of War against Offshore Drilling in the US

The Center for Regulatory Effectiveness states that environmental organizations have been successful in terminating offshore drilling in the Arctic...


Jun 02, 2016, 10:49 ET EPA's False Accusations About Atrazine Violate A National Academy Of Sciences Report And EPA's Own Quality Guidelines

The Center for Regulatory Effectiveness states that EPA's new "preliminary" ecological risk assessment relies on computer models to predict...


Jan 10, 2016, 09:30 ET At Last: The Coming of the Regulatory Budget

Washington is abound with proposals to "regulate the regulators," namely placing procedural constraints on the writing of regulations. However basic...


May 22, 2015, 07:17 ET A Regulatory Antidote for CCS (Carbon Capture and Storage)

Inside EPA reports that it is likely that CCS is not in the New Source Performance Standard (NSPS) rule sent by EPA to OMB for interagency review. In ...


Apr 16, 2015, 12:09 ET EPA Climate Change Program: The Data Quality Act Ensures That the Federal Administrative Process Is Neither Ignored Nor Abused, by Center for Regulatory Effectiveness

It has been fifteen years since the passage of the Data Quality Act. During this period it has gone through a number of transitions and as of this...


Sep 03, 2014, 09:00 ET Regulatory Options for the Arctic

The year 2015 is going to be a pivotal year in the development of the Arctic; the US is going to assume chairmanship of the Arctic Council and EU is...


Jun 26, 2014, 12:55 ET Allow the Wonks to Have a Say on OMB Review of Regulations

The author of this press release was instrumental in the initiation of centralized regulatory review in the White House Office of Management and...


Jun 04, 2014, 05:44 ET Silicon Valley Mines the Federal Regulatory Data Base

Regulations.gov is the keeper of some of the nation's most precious data—all the information regarding the most important regulations issued by all...


Jan 06, 2014, 08:45 ET Beyond Sustainability: Center for Regulatory Effectiveness

For years corporate America and NGOs have been funding "sustainability" programs. The metrics for measuring the outcomes of these...


Nov 15, 2013, 09:52 ET Statement of the Center for Regulatory Effectiveness Before the CFPB on Auto Financing

I would like to address Director Cordray's statement that the CFPB has a "proven statistical methodology" to measure alleged patterns of...


Nov 06, 2013, 02:39 ET Proper and Desirable Intervention by the President in Agency Rulemaking

Bloomberg News, in an article titled New Draft Report Finds Political Interference in Federal Rulemaking, makes two points. First, the article...


Oct 09, 2013, 08:43 ET CRE: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Position 1--Against Hospital Mergers; Position 2--For Hospital Mergers

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has been a leading financial supporter of studies which conclude that hospital mergers lead to unjustifiable price...


Oct 08, 2013, 11:13 ET The FTC versus Hospitals

It appears that the FTC is going to increase its scrutiny of hospital mergers. In doing so the FTC should consider the following concerns as...


Oct 07, 2013, 08:40 ET Hospital Mergers: An Economic Boom To Local Communities

As federal regulators continue to amass a new litigation force against hospital mergers they should be cognizant of the enormous impact they have on...


Jun 12, 2013, 02:33 ET New Information Quality Act Case Filed In Ninth Circuit Regarding A Department Of Justice Press Release On A Wire Fraud Conviction

The case, Harkonen v. U.S. Dept. of Justice (No. 13-15197), seeks judicial review of allegedly inaccurate statements made by the Department of...


Dec 18, 2012, 11:00 ET Unable to Justify Support for Competitive Bidding, NCHC Declines to Meet with CRE

The National Coalition on Health Care (NCHC), which describes itself as "America's oldest, most diverse, and broadest based group working to achieve...


Jul 24, 2012, 11:03 ET CRE Statement on "Inherent Reasonableness" for Retail Pharmacy Diabetic Supplies

The Center for Regulatory Effectiveness' Statement, delivered at today's CMS Public Meeting on: "Inherent Reasonableness of Medicare Fee Schedule...


Feb 14, 2012, 01:32 ET President's Budget Declares War on Medicaid Recipients

The Center for Regulatory Effectiveness reports that the President's Budget proposes to slash reimbursement to state Medicaid programs for...


Jan 20, 2012, 04:50 ET Turning Reports into Results: Leveraging the Jobs Council Roadmap to Improve Federal Regulations

The White House Jobs Council's Roadmap to Renewal provides a basis for achieving the regulatory relief America needs to create jobs and economic...


Oct 30, 2011, 10:08 ET The Regulation of Facebook, Google and Twitter

Facebook, Google and Twitter operate in two-sided markets. Consequently CRE believes the ultimate decision dealing with a governmental action...


Sep 07, 2011, 05:36 ET CRE on President Obama's Decision to Delay the Ozone Standard

The Presidential decision to delay the EPA ozone standard is based upon a process utilized by nine Administrations. The decision of the President to...


Sep 06, 2011, 08:00 ET CRE Petitions FTC to Set Rules for Google, Facebook and Twitter

Google, Facebook and Twitter have much in common. All three web-based service firms have pioneered or reinvented their primary area of expertise. All ...


Jul 14, 2011, 07:06 ET CRE Blasts BOEMRE for Refusing to Release Public Comments on Rulemakings

The Center for Regulatory Effectiveness criticizes a regulatory agency of the Department of Interior, BOEMRE (Bureau of Ocean Energy Management...