Undermining the Executive Branch
Published: December 4, 2011
The House will soon consider a bill called the Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act, Reins for short. […] Reins is a terrible piece of legislation that would undermine a functioning regulatory system that protects people from harm. It would also do a great disservice to Congress itself.
[…] it would upend the traditional relationship between the legislative and executive branches. Under long-standing practice, Congress enacts laws […] and then empowers the executive branch to negotiate with stakeholders and write detailed regulations.
Read the full story here: The New York Times