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Latest batch of Trump nominations includes new ‘regulatory czar’

Joe Mont | April 12, 2017

President Donald J. Trump has announced a new batch of nominations that will affect the business world and the Administration’s oversight of process of regulatory approvals.

Neomi Rao of Washington, D.C. was nominated to be administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. 

OIRA is a statutory part of the Office of Management and Budget within the Executive Office of the President. It is the government’s central authority for the review of Executive Branch regulations and coordination of federal privacy policy. 

In addition to reviewing drafts of proposed and final regulations under a variety of statutory and Executive Order authorities, OIRA also coordinates retrospective reviews of regulations under, reviews and approves government collections of information from the public under the Paperwork Reduction Act, and oversees the implementation of government-wide policies in the areas of information policy, privacy... To get the full story, subscribe now.