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OIRA Admin Sunstein Wants Agency Plans for Cutting Regulations

Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs Administrator Cass Sunstein released two memos addressed to agency officials aspiring to reduce regulatory burdens on businesses and citizens, Federal News Radio reports. The first memo, directed to agency regulatory policy officers, outlines new guidelines on drafting annual reports. The second memo, sent to …

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Cass R. Sunstein

Cass R. Sunstein serves as administrator at the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Prior to his current position, Sunstein was a tenured professor at the University of Chicago Law School. He currently teaches at the law school as a visiting professor, and is the …

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Tangherlini, Shelanski, Deese Receive Senate Confirmations

The U.S. Senate has unanimously approved the nominations of government agency leaders Dan Tangherlini, Howard Shelanski and Brian Deese, GovExec reported Thursday. Charles Clark writes the Senate confirmed Tangherlini as General Services Administration chief, Shelanski as the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs administrator and Deese as the Office of …

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Howard Shelanski Nominated as White House Regulatory Head

Howard Shelanski, the Federal Trade Commission‘s Bureau of Economics director, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs administrator, according to The Hill. Ben Goad writes that if confirmed, Shelanski will replace Cass Sunstein in the “influential post that serves as gatekeeper …

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OMB: Agencies Must Use Plain Language Summaries in Regulation

The Office of Management and Budget issued a memo Jan. 4 calling for government agencies to provide executive summaries at the beginning of all enacted rules and regulations. According to Cass Sunstein, administrator of the OMB’s information and regulatory affairs office, summaries should be written in “plain language and easy to understand.” In a Jan. 6 blog …

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White House Releases Regulatory Reform Plans

Regulatory reform plans for federal agencies will save more than $4 billion over the next five years, the White House said Monday. Cass Sunstein, administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, announced on the White House blog that federal agencies are releasing their final regulatory plans. The plans …

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