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21 Feb 2012, 9:30 pm by Sam Batkins and Dan Goldbeck
Sam Batkins is the Director of Regulatory Policy and Dan Goldbeck is a Research Assistant for the American Action Forum. [read post]
3 Apr 2016, 4:18 pm by RegBlog
” The panel will feature a discussion from a diverse group of experts and advocates: Sam Batkins, Director of Regulatory Policy,American Action Forum Andy Green, Managing Director of Economic Policy, Center for American Progress Paul Noe, Vice President for Public Policy, American Forest and Paper Association Rena Steinzor, Professor of Law, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law This event is being held on the fifth anniversary of the launch… [read post]
19 Oct 2017, 9:30 pm by Sarah Madigan
” In a piece for the magazine Regulation, Sam Batkins, director of strategy and research at Mastercard, and Ike Brannon, a Cato Institute visiting fellow and President of Capital Policy Analytics, argue that the “massive slowdown in regulatory output” is proof that the Trump Administration is “serious about regulatory reform. [read post]
28 Jan 2021, 9:05 pm by Brinna Ludwig
FLASHBACK FRIDAY In a 2017 article for The Regulatory Review, Sam Batkins, former director of regulatory policy for the American Action Forum, outlined the regulatory vision of the then-incoming Trump Administration. [read post]
1 Sep 2016, 9:30 pm by Justin Daniel
” Writing for the American Action Forum, an organization for which he serves as Director of Regulatory Policy, Sam Batkins analyzed the rulemaking history of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). [read post]
5 Nov 2020, 9:03 pm by Joshua Burd
FLASHBACK FRIDAY In a 2017 essay in The Regulatory Review, Sam Batkins, former director of regulatory policy at the American Action Forum, discussed how the Trump Administration would prioritize reducing regulation across all executive agencies. [read post]
26 Jan 2017, 9:30 pm by Justin S. Daniel
An American Action Forum (AAF) study authored by the organization’s Director of Regulatory Policy, Sam Batkins, lists the total regulatory burden imposed by the Obama Administration during the midnight period—the period between election day and President Trump’s inauguration—as $157 billion, including $41.2 billion from final rules. [read post]
7 Apr 2016, 9:51 pm by RegBlog
But establishing a regulatory budget may be easier said than done, according to  Sam Batkins, Director of Regulatory Policy at the American Action Forum. [read post]
27 Oct 2016, 9:30 pm by Justin Daniel
WHAT WE’RE READING THIS WEEK In a recent essay, Sam Batkins and Dan Goldbeck of the American Action Forum analyzed Donald Trump’s assertion that his administration would cut regulations by as much as 70%. [read post]
11 Aug 2016, 9:30 pm by Justin Daniel
WHAT WE’RE READING THIS WEEK Sam Batkins, Director of Regulatory Policy at the American Action Forum, released a study announcing that as of July 2016 President Obama had created 600 major regulations—those with a $100 Million or more economic impact—and predicting that he is “on pace to issue 641 major regulations,” over twenty percent more than President George W. [read post]
18 May 2014, 9:30 pm by RegBlog
It’s Past Time to Address Regulatory Duplication Monday, May 19, 2014  |  Sam Batkins The House Judiciary Committee recently released draft legislation to address regulatory duplication. [read post]
22 Sep 2016, 9:30 pm by Justin Daniel
The study, authored by Sam Batkins of the American Action Forum, and Ike Brannon of the Cato Institute, found that the Obama Administration finalized nearly twice as many labor regulations per year as any of the previous four administrations, and estimated that those regulations will result in $81.6 billion in compliance costs, more than 150,000 lost jobs, and hundreds of millions of hours of paperwork over the next decade. [read post]
5 Feb 2017, 9:30 pm by Sofie E. Miller
Notably, Sam Batkins of the American Action Forum estimates that just the 33 final midnight regulations with the highest economic impact added up to $40 billion in total costs, or over $8 billion per year. [read post]
13 Apr 2017, 9:30 pm by James Kim
Writing for the American Action Forum, Sam Batkins discusses the first “out” under the Trump administration’s “one-in, two-out” system for regulations. [read post]
9 Mar 2015, 9:30 pm by Rebecca Strauss
A more modest paperwork budget, like Sam Batkins recommends, might make more sense. [read post]
29 Dec 2011, 12:00 am by RegBlog
“Gainful Employment Rule Hurts College Students and Schools” by Annie Hsiao and Sam Batkins, American Action Forum (July 9)  Doomsayers have referred to growing debt from college loans as the second coming of the subprime crisis.  [read post]
17 Apr 2016, 9:28 pm by Kim Kirschenbaum
This month marks the fifth anniversary of the launch of RegBlog, the daily publication affiliated with the Penn Program on Regulation. [read post]