Jeff Ruch: Thousands of public comments on OMB’s proposed regulation cuts go missing

The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility sued for information only to find out the Trump administration kept no formal records.

Best listening experience is on Chrome, Firefox or Safari. Subscribe to Federal Drive’s daily audio interviews on Apple Podcasts or PodcastOne.

Early on in the Trump administration, the White House proposed trimming away excess or unneeded regulation. It sought public input and claimed to have received 100,000 comments. Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, a watchdog group tried to find out what happened to the comments. Apparently they went into the ether. PEER Executive Director Jeff Ruch talked about the vanished public feedback on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

Copyright © 2024 Federal News Network. All rights reserved. This website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area.

Related Stories