GOP Lawmakers Ask for Info on Biden Admin Actions to ‘Upend the Regulatory Review and Analysis Process’

Reps. James Comer (R-Ky.) and Pat Fallon (R-Texas) have asked for information from the Biden administration on actions they say “upend the regulatory review and analysis process.”
In a May 4 letter to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Shalanda Young and Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) Administrator Richard Revesz, the lawmakers expressed alarm over the implementation of an executive order titled “Modernizing Regulatory Review” and an OMB letter on “Regulatory Analysis.”
“These actions dramatically threaten to alter federal regulatory development and drive Americans’ regulatory burdens beyond already record-breaking levels. We request a staff-level briefing to obtain additional information about these policies,” wrote Comer, who is the chairman of the House Oversight Committee, and Fallon, the chairman of the Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Energy Policy, and Regulatory Affairs….

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