federal regulations

Obama's Last Ditch Regulations That Devastate Your Property Rights

In the final days of Obama’s presidency two rules slid under the radar that drive explosive local planning and building costs, transfer control of certain grant-related planning to the federal government, and render local officials helpless to combat them.

A Trump Strategy to Neuter HUD's Attacks on Local Rule

During his campaign, Donald Trump talked about “draining the swamp.” Much of the swamp is in the federal agencies, such as the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and their penchant for sub rosa regulation.

Should Puddles Be Federally Regulated?

M. Reed Hopper and Todd F. Gaziano, Wall Street Journal
The EPA wants to redefine ‘the waters of the United States’ to mean virtually any wet spot in the country.