White House Deregulation Push Is Just Getting Started
By Jane Luxton, Karen Bennett, Kenneth von Schaumburg and William Walsh January 11, 2018, 11:30 AM EST
Law360, New York (January 11, 2018, 11:30 AM EST) -- On Dec. 14, 2017, the White House released its Fall 2017 Unified Agenda, containing the collected agency statements of regulatory priorities and individual agency plans. Statistics released with the agenda report emphasized a greater pace of deregulatory action than had been directed by the administration in Executive Order 13771 of Jan. 30, 2017, on Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs.
That directive called for repealing two regulations for every new rule promulgated and imposing a net zero regulatory cost increase for fiscal year 2017, which ended...