How Will the FDA's New Commissioner Handle Genetically Modified Foods?
Scott Gottlieb, the current head of the FDA, recently announced his resignation, throwing the future of food regulation into question.
Can the Federal Trade Commission Ever Adequately Regulate the Tech Industry?
It's clear that the public has lost trust in the FTC's ability to promote competition and protect consumers. They need to restore that trust to effectively regulate.
The EPA Removes Language About Climate Change From Its Latest Proposal on Greenhouse Gases
In a draft proposal rolling back Obama-era regulations on hydrofluorocarbons, the Trump administration scrapped all references to climate change and those most affected by it.
In a Hearing About Addiction Treatment Companies' Sketchy Advertising Practices, CEOs Ask for More Regulation
Normally trade groups lobby for less government oversight, but not in this case.
Should we Take Preventative Action to Mitigate the Potential Dangers of Innovation?
Technology seat belts could help prevent the next Cambridge Analytica scandal.
The Head of the Federal Trade Commission Calls for Stiffer Enforcement for Tech Giants
Rohit Chopra, the newly installed commissioner of the FTC, is moving for a tougher stance from the watchdog group to push back against Trump's deregulatory agenda.
Trump's New Bank Regulator Has Previously Helped Banks Exploit Consumers
As head of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Keith Noreika now has the power to override state laws protecting consumers.
Don't We Want to Reveal the Good News About Workplace Safety?
Rather than keeping information of workplace injuries under wraps, Americans should be happy to learn we're seeing fewer of them.
Building a Legal Marijuana Industry From the Ground Up
Washington's Initiative 502 legalized pot across the state, but provided only a few guidelines for how to produce, process, and retail the drug. What regulations will lawmakers put in place—and will they convince black market users to switch to a new, regulated industry?
Businesses Can Benefit from Green Rules, Theory Suggests
As the Porter Hypothesis — that well-structured environmental regulations can help businesses — marks two decades, resistance to the concept remains strong.