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Dean Shapiro: Ensuring Biden’s Regulations Survive

By issuing all of these regulations in the spring of 2024, the Biden administration has ensured that the Congress that is seated in January 2025 will not be able to use the CRA to overturn them. Any attempts to overturn the regulations will likely require 60 votes in the Senate.

Proposed overhaul of NJ public records law

“You can’t really run a government if every draft document that you have of exploring ideas is subject to public disclosure, because it doesn’t represent a final government action,” Pfeiffer said. “You really can’t do business in a full transparent mode.”

Dean Shapiro: A hidden way politics shapes regulation

To address these questions, two forces should be brought to bear. The first is expertise, which is housed at the agencies of the executive branch. The second is political responsiveness, which comes from the president. The push and pull between expertise and responsiveness is hard to balance, but few would argue that neither should be present.

Dean Stuart Shapiro: For the Biden administration’s 2024 regulations, timing is crucial

The American economy added over 330,000 jobs in September, but the role of government regulation in the economic equation is conspicuously absent from discussions. This article examines the impact of regulations on the macroeconomy and why they may be less significant than previously claimed, shedding light on a complex economic reality.

EJB Talks–Navigating a Politically Turbulent 2023 and the Ominous Prelude to 2024

We’re closing EJB Talks for the year with a discussion of the tumultuous political events of 2023, including the chaotic dynamics within the Republican Party, the potential ramifications of Kevin McCarthy’s replacement as Speaker of the House, the ongoing challenges in passing crucial legislation, and more.

Dean Stuart Shapiro: Federal regulations don’t really affect economic growth

The American economy added over 330,000 jobs in September, but the role of government regulation in the economic equation is conspicuously absent from discussions. This article examines the impact of regulations on the macroeconomy and why they may be less significant than previously claimed, shedding light on a complex economic reality.

NJSPL – Citizens’ Trust in the New Jersey Government: What Can Data Tell Us?

Utilizing survey responses from a recent poll conducted with the Eagleton Institute, Seulki Lee (Global Affairs PhD ’23) & Abigail Alcala (MPP ’24) analyzed the demographics of respondents who were asked the question, “How much trust do you have in the New Jersey government to improve the quality of life for its citizens?”

Gavin Rozzi Revolutionizes OPRA Requests in NJ with Website

Bloustein Adjunct Professor and RUCI Lab Research Computing Specialist Gavin Rozzi Revolutionizes OPRA Requests in New Jersey with a Website called OPRA Machine. “I tried to get basic records — copies of checks and financial records — for investigative pieces. But...

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