The Trump administration sought to slow down the pace of federal regulation growth by telling agencies to retire to regulations for every new one they proposed.
The Trump administration’s 2-in, 1-out regulations initiative stymied the advancement of new acquisition rules.
One year into the President Donald Trump’s effort at cutting federal agency regulations, the administration’s so-called “regulation czar” says the White House’s effort to cut red tape has shown results.
The Trump administration recently announced cuts in federal regulations, a move one industry insider calls a significant initiative for government contractors.
Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said his agency’s budget reflects the priorities of the overarching fiscal 2018 budget.
The Trump administration, as it promised, ended the 90-day hiring freeze. Simultaneously it launched an ambitious plan to re-do the executive branch bureaucracy top to bottom.
President Donald Trump picks Neomi Rao to lead the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs and Russell Vought to be deputy director at OMB.
Thousands of rules come out each year from regulatory agencies that place a large burden on the economy. Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.), chairman of the subcommittee on regulatory affairs and federal management, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss why regulatory reform is needed.
Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), ranking member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, and Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Reps. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), ranking member of the committee, wrote separate letters to NARA and the White House about ensuring records are managed properly.
Battling on both the judicial and immigration fronts, the Trump administration over the past week faced a legal setback to its action on immigration from seven countries. The issue was before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, likely en route to the Supreme Court.