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General News    H3'ed 6/15/17

Regulatory 'Reform' That Is Anything But

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'Congress is proposing 'reform' legislation that would strip Americans of important legal protections, induce regulatory sclerosis & subject agencies that enforce the nation’s laws & regulations to potentially endless litigation -- popular protective laws would still exist, but the regulations needed to make their protections real would is be weakened.These bills would sabotage agency regulation with legislative monkey wrenches. Key compromises about agency power and procedures, worked out under the 1946 Administrative Procedure Act, would be discarded.  Government rules are the foundation of the safety net that protects Americans. Few members of Congress would dare vote directly to eliminate protections like those. But by imposing a byzantine, burdensome process on all agencies, Congress could dodge accountability but nonetheless derail the implementation of popular laws.'

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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