Donald Trump

Trump’s Downsizing of the EPA.

“We propose to shift responsibility for environmental regulation from the federal bureaucracy to the states and to  transform the EPA into an independent bipartisan commission, similar to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, with structural safeguards against politicized science.  We will strictly limit congressional delegation of rule-making authority, and require that citizens be compensated for regulatory takings.” (Republican Party Platform 2016, [Read More]

Donald Trump

What Will Scott Pruitt’s Next Job be for President Trump?

Vassar Bushmills When Ronald Reagan was president I lamented that he had not done much to reduce the size and power of the federal bureaucracy. By the mid-80s it was obvious the private sector was trying to adopt the federal management design, when it should have been the other way around. The world was [Read More]