Rachel Augustine Potter writes for the Brookings Institution:
Regulatory politics, not usually the stuff of headlines, is suddenly above-the-fold news. In his first week, President Trump laid out an ambitious anti-regulatory goal of eliminating “75%–maybe more” of existing regulation. Last week he followed up on that pledge, signing an executive order adopting a “2 for 1” policy for new regulations and issuing another order to consider rolling back Dodd-Frank regulations.
However, despite this flurry of activity, it’s too soon to conclude that the regulatory state as we know it is in retreat.
Read the full article from Brookings.