Obama Admin Reportedly Putting Off Costly & Controversial Regs Until After the Election

Becket Adams The Blaze 7/27/2012

The Obama administration is avoiding implementing “costly and controversial” regulations so as not to upset the president’s chances of a November win, according to USA TODAY.

“The pace of regulations issued by the Obama administration is receding as the nation’s economy falters and the 2012 election approaches,” Richard Wolf reports.


Obama regulatory czar claims Bush was worse on rules

Dave Boyer The Washington Times 6/28/2011

President Obama’s regulatory czar told a Capitol Hill gathering Tuesday that the administration has produced fewer burdensome rules for industry than did the administration of President George W. Bush.

“There is no tsunami” of regulations, said Cass Sunstein, administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, at a […]

21st-Century Regulation: An Update on the President’s Reforms

Federal agencies are eliminating unnecessary rules to save businesses money.

Cass Sunstein Opinion The Wall Street Journal 5/25/2011

A 21st-century regulatory system must promote economic growth, innovation and job creation while also protecting public health and welfare. Earlier this year, President Obama outlined his plan to create such a system by adopting a simpler, smarter […]

A czar is born

Scott Johnson PowerLine 12/9/2010

…Professor Sunstein was the right man to call on to explain away Obama’s remarks. They derived directly from Sunstein’s advocacy of Roosevelt’s so-called second Bill of Rights. Sunstein devoted a book to the subject in 2004 — The Second Bill of Rights: FDR’s Unfinished Revolution and Why We Need It More […]