Sunstein To Lead Obama's Regulatory Charge: Report

Law360, New York (January 8, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Backing up his promise of increased federal regulation, President-elect Barack Obama has reportedly chosen Harvard law professor Cass R. Sunstein to coordinate his administration's regulatory efforts.

Sunstein's potential appointment to head the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, which oversees regulatory agencies ranging from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to the Securities and Exchange Commission, is a clear sign that the Obama administration will make a break from what critics call the “deregulatory” approach of the Bush...
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