The White House last week issued an executive order entitled “Executive Order on Improving Free Inquiry, Transparency, and Accountability at Colleges and Universities.”  In addition to pronouncements regarding free speech in the higher education context, the Executive Order makes several policy statements involving federal student lending and directs the Department of Education to

A new executive order signed by President Trump on February 11, 2019 is intended to maintain American leadership in artificial intelligence (AI) research and development (R &D).  The order directs certain federal agencies to pursue various strategic objectives to promote and protect American advancement in AI.  Those agencies are to be identified by the National

President Trump has signed a new executive order entitled “Presidential Executive Order on a Comprehensive Plan for Reorganizing the Executive Branch.”

Unlike the regulatory freeze memo issued on Inauguration Day by Reince Priebus, the President’s Chief of Staff, the so-called “two for one” executive order on reducing regulation and controlling costs, and

As part of his 100-day action plan, the President promised to institute a regulatory moratorium by requiring that for every new federal regulation, two existing regulations must be eliminated.  On January 30, 2017, the President signed an executive order that purported to accomplish this goal by requiring agencies to “identify” two rules to be revoked

Interim Guidance issued by the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) to implement President Trump’s executive order entitled “Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs” confirms that the order does not apply to independent agencies.  The executive order, issued on January 30, includes the requirement for an agency that publicly proposes a new regulation

President Trump has signed an executive order entitled “Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs.”

Like the regulatory freeze memo issued on Inauguration Day by Reince Priebus, the President’s Chief of Staff, the executive order appears to apply only to “an executive department or agency.” Since the D.C. Circuit’s PHH decision changing the CFPB’s structure from

Republican Congressman Jeb Hensarling, who chairs the House Financial Services Committee, has sent a letter to Director Cordray asking him to provide written assurance by October 26, 2016 that, as a result of the D.C. Circuit’s decision in PHH Corporation v. CFPB, the CFPB will comply with the limits on executive agencies set forth