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24 Apr 2013, 9:30 pm by Wistar Wilson
Despite tightening budgets, the federal government is substantially overpaying private insurers for Medicare benefits, according to a report recently issued by a federal auditor. [read post]
23 Apr 2013, 9:30 pm by Eric Lorber
When federal agencies impose regulations on businesses, who decides what those rules actually mean? [read post]
22 Apr 2013, 9:30 pm by Aimee Martin
Borrowers who faced foreclosure actions during the financial crisis are finally starting to see some long-awaited relief, although many may receive less compensation than they might have hoped for. [read post]
21 Apr 2013, 9:30 pm by Brady Sullivan
Last week’s massive explosion of a fertilizer plant shows that workplace safety regulations still do not prevent devastating accidents. [read post]
18 Apr 2013, 9:30 pm by RegBlog
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced its first mobile cramming case, accusing a company of taking advantage of consumers by adding unauthorized charges to phone bills.The U.S Senate rejected expanded gun background checks. [read post]
17 Apr 2013, 9:30 pm by Sam Batkins
The long-awaited release of President Obama’s budget will once again ignite debate in Washington, D.C. over the nation’s spending priorities. [read post]
16 Apr 2013, 9:30 pm by Margot Campbell
Could social media sites such as Facebook or Twitter soon become a tool for tracking investment news? [read post]
15 Apr 2013, 9:30 pm by Lauren-Kelly Devine
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has announced the addition of over 90,000 consumer financial complaints to its online database. [read post]
15 Apr 2013, 4:46 am by Stuart Shapiro
In a recent critique of the Obama Administration’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Lisa Heinzerling argues that a lack of transparency at OIRA, the federal office that reviews regulations, has allowed the office to pursue an anti-regulatory agenda, stifling regulations designed to protect public health. [read post]
11 Apr 2013, 9:30 pm by RegBlog
A federal appeals court determined that investors were barred from holding the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) liable for the agency’s failure to uncover Madoff’s fraud scheme. [read post]
10 Apr 2013, 9:30 pm by Eric Lorber
In a recent decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia resolved a “turf war” between two federal agencies claiming regulatory authority over futures markets for natural gas. [read post]
8 Apr 2013, 9:30 pm by Wistar Wilson
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently proposed a rule to implement a key provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) intended to protect Medicare beneficiaries. [read post]
7 Apr 2013, 9:30 pm by Cary Coglianese
Shils Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania, where he also serves as the Director of the Penn Program on Regulation and the faculty advisor to RegBlog. [read post]
4 Apr 2013, 9:30 pm by RegBlog
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a change to labeling language for over-the-counter nicotine substitution products.The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published a final rule modifying the time period in which credit card issuers’ fees to consumers are restricted.The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proposed a rule setting forth standards for health insurance “navigators” that will assist consumers with enrollment in exchanges under the… [read post]
4 Apr 2013, 9:29 pm by RegBlog
Today, RegBlog celebrates its second anniversary! [read post]
3 Apr 2013, 9:30 pm by Adam Finkel
For many of the federal agencies that promulgate and enforce regulations to protect public health, safety, and the environment, the era of “big government” never even began. [read post]
2 Apr 2013, 11:30 pm by Eric Lorber
Some politicians, business leaders, and scholars have suggested that an increase in federal regulation during President Obama’s first term, most evident in the new health care and financial regulation laws, dampened economic growth and job creation. [read post]
1 Apr 2013, 9:30 pm by Bianca Nunes
A New York state trial court judge’s ruling last month to strike down the New York City Board of Health’s Sugary Drinks Portion Cap Rule seemed to be a stunning rebuke to Mayor Michael Bloomberg on one of his most ambitious initiatives. [read post]
31 Mar 2013, 9:30 pm by Brady Sullivan
The post-9/11 anthrax attacks prompted the U.S. government to spend $5.6 billion for research on medical countermeasures (MCMs) against bioterrorism in a program known as Project BioShield. [read post]