Obama Pick For OIRA Chief 'The Best There Is'

Law360, New York (April 21, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After President Obama nominated Cass R. Sunstein to coordinate the administration's regulatory efforts, legal experts hailed the Harvard law professor's intelligence and prolific writings, suggesting he would likely back federal agencies' greater use of cost-benefit analysis and support soft paternalism measures.

Obama on Monday named Sunstein to head the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs — which oversees regulatory agencies such as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to the Securities and Exchange Commission — though reports of the...
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