(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)FILE  - In this Aug. 7, 2019, photo, the Kingston Fossil Plant stands near a waterway in Kingston, Tenn. The Trump administration will let some leaking or otherwise dangerous coal ash storage ponds stay in operation for years more and some unlined ponds stay open indefinitely under a rule change announced Friday, Oct. 16, 2020.  In 2008, the six-story-tall dike on a massive coal ash pond at the Tennessee plant collapsed, releasing more than a billion gallons of coal ash into the Swan Pond community. It remains the largest industrial spill in modern U.S. history and prompted the 2015 regulations that were intended to increase oversight of the industry. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

Measuring the Trump administration’s goal of decreasing agency regulations

A signature initiative of the Trump administration was the removal of what agency heads considered excessive or outdated regulations.

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Scott Pruitt

EPA proposal on regulations: More consistency, or end-run around requirements?

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American Action ForumDan Bosch, director of regulatory policy for the American Action Forum

Dan Bosch: Agencies paring down outdated regulations under Trump administration guidance

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VA doctors can now treat patients in other states via telehealth

In today’s Federal Newscast, a rule allowing Veterans Affairs providers to administer healthcare across state lines using virtual technology becomes finalized.

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Joseph Petrillo: New NDAA-backed contracting rules provide for ‘enhanced debriefings’

The attorney discussed how a new timeline for agencies to respond to questions about contractor debriefings affect the protest process.

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A National Park Service worker clears snow on the North side of the White House, Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, in Washington. Residents across a huge swath of the U.S. have awakened to the beginnings of a massive winter storm expected to deliver snow, ice and high winds followed by possible record-breaking cold as it moves up the Eastern Seaboard from the Carolinas to Maine. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

OPM announces new regulations for weather-related leave

OPM is adding new employee regulations in line with the Administrative Leave Act of 2016.

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