Monthly Archives: May 2011

Governor Walker Signs Bill giving the Governor More Authority over Agency Rulemaking

Governor Walker gained veto power over rules drafted by state agencies and other elected state officials when he signed into law a new bill authored by Rep. Tom Tiffany (R-Hazelhurst). Known as “Regulation with Representation,” Assembly Bill 8 makes substantial … Continue reading

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EPA, DOT Introduces Next Generation of Fuel Economy Labels

The EPA and DOT unveil new fuel efficiency label requirements. The new label requirements reflect the large increase in efficiency standards created under the Obama administration. The new labels provide more comprehensive information regarding fuel efficiency information; including estimated annual … Continue reading

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EPA Seeks Public Comment on Regulation Review Plan

The EPA is inviting the public to comment on its plan for regulatory review introduced in President Obama’s Executive Order 13563 titled, “Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review.” The E.O. calls on federal agencies to consider “how best to promote retrospective … Continue reading

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EPA Seeks Public Comment on Regulation Review Plan

The EPA is inviting the public to comment on its plan for regulatory review introduced in President Obama’s Executive Order 13563 titled, “Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review.” The E.O. calls on federal agencies to consider “how best to promote retrospective … Continue reading

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EPA, DOT Introduces Next Generation of Fuel Economy Labels

The EPA and DOT unveil new fuel efficiency label requirements. The new label requirements reflect the large increase in efficiency standards created under the Obama administration. The new labels provide more comprehensive information regarding fuel efficiency information; including estimated annual … Continue reading

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Regulatory Reform Bill Sent to the Governor

  Special Session AB 8/SB 8 makes a number of important changes to the agency rulemaking process. In general, the new law makes the Governor and the Legislature more accountable for the adoption of new regulations and forces agencies to … Continue reading

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