Reuters expose on OIRA and the costs of “braking the rules”

In an illuminating piece today entitled "How a small White House agency stalls life-saving regulations," Reuters explains how regulatory delay — chiefly on the part of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs — costs lives. The examples cited, including worker-safety, environmental protection, and auto-safety rules, are poignant and powerful. (One example highlighted is the six-year delay in requiring back-up cameras in all new cars, which the agency finally did the day before a Public Citizen unreasonable-delay lawsuit was to be argued in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.)

Read the Reuters story here.

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