Dems Urge OMB To Speed Review Of Key Regulations

Law360, New York (June 5, 2013, 6:16 PM EDT) -- A bicameral group of Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday urged the White House Office of Management and Budget to stop dragging its feet on regulatory reviews, saying the delays were blocking the implementation of several key environmental, energy and employment rules.

According to the lawmakers' letter, addressed to recently appointed OMB head Sylvia Mathews Burwell, OMB's Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs had allowed a number of federal regulations it was responsible for reviewing — meant to ensure compliance with administration policy and budget goals — to...
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