Administrative Fix Blog

Submitted by Reeve T. Bull on December 5, 2012 - 4:12 pm EST

“Our regulatory system must protect public health, welfare, safety, and our environment while promoting economic growth, innovation, competitiveness, and job creation.”  – Executive Order 13563, January...

Submitted by Emily S. Bremer on November 13, 2012 - 11:10 am EST

Incorporation by reference continues to be in the spotlight, as ASTM International publishes an interview with...

Submitted by Amber G. Williams on October 31, 2012 - 11:46 am EDT

What’s in a name?  I started working at the Administrative Conference of the United States just a short while ago and soon found that there were many variations of the agency’s name.  For example, the agency has been referred to as the “...

Submitted by Emily S. Bremer on October 24, 2012 - 1:56 pm EDT

One of the Administrative Conference's strengths is its ability to ignite, facilitate, and contribute to thoughtful and timely dialogue on cutting-edge issues in administrative process.  That strength was on display on October 10, 2012, in the...

Submitted by Stephanie J. Tatham on September 21, 2012 - 5:54 pm EDT

Earlier this week, on Sept. 17, 2012, America lost one of its great conservationists and administrative lawyers—Russell E. Train.  Mr. Train had a long history of government service that began in the halls of Congress in 1949, where he was an Attorney, Chief Counsel, and Minority Advisor on...

Submitted by Reeve T. Bull on September 12, 2012 - 1:55 pm EDT

The Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) recent decision to consider waivers of the welfare work requirements, in addition to drawing considerable attention from political candidates and the media, has also raised a very interesting question of administrative procedure: the definition...

Submitted by Emily S. Bremer on September 11, 2012 - 3:31 pm EDT

Last December, the Administrative Conference ignited an important public policy debate when it adopted Recommendation 2011-5, Incorporation by...

Submitted by Megan Kindelan on August 21, 2012 - 12:11 pm EDT

On September 10, 2012, the Administrative Conference, in collaboration with the National Academies, will be presenting an all-day workshop on “Improving the Use of Science in the Administrative Process.”  The workshop will address current...

Submitted by Emily S. Bremer on August 15, 2012 - 10:34 am EDT

Two months since it was adopted by the Administrative Conference,  Recommendation 2012-4, Paperwork Reduction Act is being praised for its potential to help...

Submitted by Megan Kindelan on July 27, 2012 - 2:30 pm EDT

Administrative Implications of the Affordable Care Act

*This article is not an official communication from the Administrative Conference of the United States, nor does the Conference express any views  on the Affordable...

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