Regulatory Reform


, Inside Sources
Defeating COVID Means Continuing to Defeat Onerous Regulations
Philip Wallach

From Inside Sources:

On the flip side, the Trump administration implemented its “Operation Warp Speed” plan, designed to quickly push vaccine candidates through existing barriers at the FDA.

Independent Contractor Status Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, Regulatory Information Number (RIN) 1235-AA34
Eli Lehrer

To: Amy DeBisschop
Director, Division of Regulations, Legislation and Interpretation
Department of Labor
Wage and Hour Division

From: The R Street Institute,…

, Carolina Journal
Video: R Street’s Courtney Joslin says COVID-19 vaccine success depends on pharmacist regulation reform
Courtney Joslin

From Carolina Journal:

Courtney Joslin, commercial freedom fellow at the R Street Institute, discusses her Mercatus Center report on pharmacy scope-of-practice reform. Joslin offered these…

, DC Chamber of Commerce
Pivoting from Pandemic to Recovery
Shoshana Weissmann & Philip Wallach

From DC Chamber of Commerce:

The swift transition to telehealth in the region, for example, was the result of temporary deregulation, including allowing out-of-state medical professionals to…

Ten Reforms to Spur Coronavirus Recovery
Shoshana Weissmann

From the Federalist Society’s Regulatory Transparency Project:
IX. Eliminate or Reform Food and Alcohol Industry Regulation
By Shoshana Weissmann
During the coronavirus outbreak and the subsequent…

, The Mandarin
Coronavirus Government Global Briefing: June 18
Philip Wallach & Shoshana Weissmann

From The Mandarin:

Analysts from conservative think-tank R Street Institute have written a largely-glowing, if nonetheless useful guide at the Brookings Institute to the Trump administration’s…

, Brookings
Taking stock of COVID-19 deregulation
Philip Wallach & Shoshana Weissmann

So much has happened in the last three months that it sometimes feels impossible to keep up. A number of recent articles take aim at such anxieties and suggest that the Trump administration has…

, Governing
As Economy Reopens, a Push to Rethink Regulations
C. Jarrett Dieterle

From Governing:

“When you have a regulation in place for several decades, the public justification is health and safety, of course, but most of the reason it exists is protectionism, rent…

, reason
Restaurants Are Facing a COVID-19 Crisis. Price Controls on Food Delivery Services Won’t Help.
Steven Greenhut

The coronavirus crisis has given politicians carte blanche to regulate businesses, without the usual legislative checks and balances and court challenges. If there were any doubt before, we now…

, The Locker Room
COVID-19 response boosts argument that some regulations were #Neverneeded
Shoshana Weissmann

From The Locker Room:

Shoshana Weissmann writes for the Washington Examiner about one positive development in the fight against COVID-19.
Those of us who have been fighting for occupational…