Reg Spotlight: Regulatory reform to help our country


September 20, 2012


IRS rule regarding health insurance premium tax credit enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act


September 13, 2012


SEC rules derived from Dodd-Frank relating to disclosure of payments by resource extraction issuers


August 1, 2012


IRS regulation on reporting interest paid to nonresident aliens


July 24, 2012


The Cost of Federal Regulations


July 18, 2012


EPA Refinery Rule Regulating Process Heaters and Flares in Petroleum Refineries


June 26, 2012


Food and Drug Administration Regulation Regarding Nutrition Labeling of Standard Menu Items in Restaurants and Similar Retail Food Establishments


June 18, 2012


Department of Interior regulation requiring disclosure of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing on public land and Indian land


June 5, 2012


Department of Energy rule on residential furnaces, air conditioners, and heat pumps


May 8, 2012


No Child Left Behind waivers granted to states by the Obama administration


April 26, 2012


OSHA's final rule on Hazard Communication Standards


April 18, 2012


Limits on Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New Power Plants


March 27, 2012


Expansion of Medicaid/Mandatory Coverage


March 20, 2012


Pool lift requirement under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)


March 5, 2012


Nutrition standards in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs


February 28, 2012


A tax on medical devices


February 15, 2012


EPA regulation on air emissions from Hydraulic Fracturing


February 7, 2012


Coverage of preventive services under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act


December 5, 2011


Hours of Service rules for truck drivers


November 30, 2011


The Volcker Rule


November 14, 2011


Notification of Employee Rights regarding unionization


November 1, 2011


Medical Loss Ratio requirements


Ocotber 24, 2011


The cost of federal regulations


October 11, 2011


Costly impact of financial reporting requirements on the American economy


October 4, 2011


Definition of an academic "credit hour"


September 20, 2011


Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Cross-State Air Pollution Rule


September 13, 2011


Requirement of public companies to calculate and disclose median annual compensation of all employees.


September 7, 2011


"Grandfathered" employer health plans


August 2, 2011


Proposed Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) mandate increased to 54.5 mpg


July 26, 2011


Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Report and Order creating regulations for Internet service providers


July 20, 2011


Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) mandates to replace road signs


July 11, 2011


National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) proposed rule to accelerate union elections


July 6, 2011


Changes to Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)


June 21, 2011


Risk-based capital requirements for large banks.


June 14, 2011


Interagency Working Group on Food Marketed to Children


May 24, 2011


Proposed rule to review state Medicaid changes


May 10, 2011


Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s (FDIC) proposed rule on Qualified Residential Mortgages (QRM)


May 2, 2011


Department of Labor’s (DOL) Proposed Rule Redefining “Fiduciary”


April 12, 2011


The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), an independent entity within the Federal Reserve System, will administer, enforce and implement Federal consumer financial protection laws and, among other powers, will have authority to: “protect consumers from unfair, deceptive, and abusive practices when obtaining consumer financial products or services.”


April 4, 2011


Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Final Rule governing Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) standards for Industrial Boilers (Boiler MACT).


March 28, 2011


Mandatory reporting of greenhouse gasses (GHG), requiring emitters to submit annual reports to the EPA.


March 14, 2011


EPA’s proposed ruleto regulate the disposal of coal combustion byproducts (CCB’s) as hazardous waste.


March 9, 2011


Deepwater drilling moratorium in the Gulf of Mexico and subsequent inaction on drilling permits.