Author: Annelise Reinwald

  • Federal Register weekly update: Yearly page total nears 14,000

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    The Federal Register is a daily journal of federal government activity that includes presidential documents, proposed and final rules, and public notices. It is a common measure of an administration’s regulatory activity, accounting for both regulatory and deregulatory actions. From Feb. 19, 2024, through Feb. 23, 2024, the Federal Register grew by 1,228 pages for…

  • Federal Register weekly update: Tops 12,000 pages

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    The Federal Register is a daily journal of federal government activity that includes presidential documents, proposed and final rules, and public notices. It is a common measure of an administration’s regulatory activity, accounting for both regulatory and deregulatory actions. The Federal Register hit an all-time high of 95,894 pages in 2016. This week’s Federal Register…

  • Federal Register weekly update: Significant documents count reaches 40 in first days of February (2024)

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    The Federal Register is a daily journal of federal government activity that includes presidential documents, proposed and final rules, and public notices. It is a common measure of an administration’s regulatory activity, accounting for both regulatory and deregulatory actions. From Jan. 29, 2024, through Feb. 2, 2024, the Federal Register grew by 2,178 pages for…

  • OIRA reviewed 45 significant rules in January (2024)

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    The White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) in January 2024 reviewed 45 significant regulatory actions issued by federal agencies. OIRA approved three of these rules with no changes and approved the intent of 38 rules while recommending changes to their content. OIRA reviewed 40 significant regulatory actions in January 2023 and 26…

  • Federal Register weekly update: 72 final rules added in fourth week of January (2024)

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    The Federal Register is a daily journal of federal government activity that includes presidential documents, proposed and final rules, and public notices. It is a common measure of an administration’s regulatory activity, accounting for both regulatory and deregulatory actions. From Jan. 22, 2024, through Jan. 26, 2024, the Federal Register grew by 1,544 pages for…

  • Federal Register weekly update: Nearly 1,400 pages added in third week of January (2024)

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    The Federal Register is a daily journal of federal government activity that includes presidential documents, proposed and final rules, and public notices. It is a common measure of an administration’s regulatory activity, accounting for both regulatory and deregulatory actions. From Jan. 15, 2024, through Jan. 19, 2024, the Federal Register grew by 1,396 pages for…

  • Federal Register weekly update: 499 documents added in second week of January (2024)

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    The Federal Register is a daily journal of federal government activity that includes presidential documents, proposed and final rules, and public notices. It is a common measure of an administration’s regulatory activity, accounting for both regulatory and deregulatory actions. From Jan. 8, 2024, through Jan. 12, 2024, the Federal Register grew by 1,622 pages for…

  • Federal Register weekly update: 42 rules added in first week of January (2024)

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    The Federal Register is a daily journal of federal government activity that includes presidential documents, proposed and final rules, and public notices. It is a common measure of an administration’s regulatory activity, accounting for both regulatory and deregulatory actions. From Jan. 1, 2024, through Jan. 5, 2024, the Federal Register grew by 858 pages for…

  • Federal Register 2023 in review: Biden Administration’s highest annual page count

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    The Federal Register is a daily journal of federal government activity that includes presidential documents, proposed and final rules, and public notices. It is a common measure of an administration’s regulatory activity, accounting for both regulatory and deregulatory actions. The Biden administration added a total of 90,402 pages to the Federal Register in 2023. The…

  • OIRA 2023 in review: Highest annual review count since 2020

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    The White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) reviewed a total of 575 significant regulatory actions issued by federal agencies in 2023. Under the Biden administration, the agency reviewed a total of 575 significant rules in 2023, 485 significant rules in 2022, and 502 significant rules in 2021. Between 2017-2020, the Trump administration…