The Regulatory Transparency Project is pleased to announce the release of the trailer video for its new Fourth Branch video series. The trailer features several experts in regulation – including Senator Dan Sullivan – discussing both benefits and costs of regulation. We hope you enjoy the “Regulation & the American Dream” trailer and that it inspires you to subscribe to our newsletter at RegProject.org and to follow RTP on social media where you can view the full video when it is released very soon.
Effective regulatory policy that focuses resources on addressing real threats to public health and the environment depends on reliable scientific information and transparent policy choices. But often these regulations are the subject of heated debate, involving accusations of “politicized science. [Read More]
Diagnostic laboratory tests play a central role in the implementation of precision medicine. It is essential that FDA regulation strike the right balance between protection of patient safety, and encouragement of advancement and innovation in testing. Read an original approach to FDA regulation that Professor David Hyman and I published in Investor’s Business Daily.
Private property is a critical ingredient in freedom. That’s why the U.S. Constitution refers to it more than any other right—it protects our “homes” and “things,” and forbids government from taking our property away without paying just compensation. Unfortunately, in a 5-3 opinion on Friday, the Supreme Court largely washed its hands of serious legal protections for property owners—a decision that rivals the infamous 2005 Kelo decision in its betrayal of constitutional guarantees. Now, more than ever, states must take it in their hands to shield citizens against government abuse. [Read More]
The President issued his Executive Order for Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs on January 30, 2017. That EO—better known as the “one in, two out” EO—has not received the same coverage and attention as the travel bans. Yet it has the potential to have sizeable, long-lasting impact. [Read More]