NEWS

 

These links address the Congressional Review Act in general. News and opinion pieces addressing specific rules and resolutions are indexed at the bottom of each rule page.

EDITORIALS AND OPINION PIECES

Congressional Review Act Being Used as Partisan Tool
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle: March 19, 2017

Consumer Protection Progress at Risk
Morning Consult: March 14, 2017

Trump Administration and Congress Are Hurting Protections for Our Environment
The Hill: March 14, 2017

Congressional Review Act Removes Protections for Montanans
The Missoulian: March 14, 2017

The One Way Trump’s Administration Really Is a Fine-Tuned Machine
Yahoo! Finance: March 7, 2017

Congress’ Reckless Attack on Regulations Is a Perversion of the Legislative Process
Bangor Daily News: March 1, 2017

President Trump Takes Aim at the Environment
The New York Times: February 23, 2017

Trump Is Bad for Water and Puppies
The New York Times: February 23, 2017

Donald Trump’s Assault on Clean Water Laws Has Already Begun
The Huffington Post: February 22, 2017

The Congressional Review Act: Too Fast and Too Furious
The Huffington Post: February 16, 2017

4 Major Environmental Rules That the GOP Congress Is Overturning in Massive Gift to Polluters
Alternet: February 15, 2017

The Unintended Consequences of the Congressional Review Act
The Hill: February 12, 2017

When Rules No Longer Apply
The New York Times: February 10, 2017

Just Because the GOP Can Doesn’t Mean It Should
The Washington Post: February 8, 2017

Will Trump Keep His Promise to Return Government to the People? Pending Fight Over Oil & Gas Rule Will Show
The Huffington Post: February 1, 2017

CRA Resolutions Declare Open Season on Americans
The Huffington Post: January 30, 2017

Trump and the GOP Rush Toward Deregulation
The Des Moines Register: November 26, 2016

 

BLOGS AND LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Republicans on Witch Hunt
The Daily Star-Journal: March 19, 2017

Trump’s Spectacle Misdirects Us From Our Government’s Destruction
Campaign for America’s Future: March 3, 2017

The Little Known Law Gutting Environmental & Consumer Protections
Public Citizen: February 23, 2017

GOP Quickly Undoing Environmental Protections
Corpus Christie Caller Times: February 23, 2017

Congress Is Invoking a Little-Known Law to Undo Obama’s Regulatory Legacy
Generation Progress: February 13, 2017

The Trump Administration’s Two-Pronged Assault on Public Health
Center for American Progress: February 7, 2017

Why You Should Care: The Congressional Review Act
Defenders of Wildlife: February 6, 2017

Deregulation Nation: Congress Wants to Let Corporations Take Charge
Center for American Progress: January 27, 2017

The Congressional Review Act: A Radical Threat to Science
Union of Concerned Scientists: December 21, 2016

The Assault on Our Safeguards
Center for Progressive Reform: November 22, 2016

 

PRESS COVERAGE

Trump’s Achievements So Far
Background Briefing with Ian Masters: March 23, 2017

Republicans Are Racing to Make Workplaces More Dangerous and Unhealthy
In These Times: March 15, 2017

Daggers Drawn: Conservatives Plot Ways to Throttle Agency Power
Who What Why: March 8, 2017

Leashes Come Off Wall Street, Gun Sellers, Polluters and More
The New York Times: March 5, 2017

What Trump Didn’t Want You to See Him Signing
The Washington Post: March 3, 2017

House Republicans Vote to Nullify Another One of Obama’s Workplace Safety Rules
The Huffington Post: March 2, 2017

Dumping Interior Rules Means Tossing Waste Safeguards
E&E News: February 27, 2017

How Congress Is Using an Obscure Tool to Reverse Some Obama Regulations
Marketplace.org: February 20, 2017

Republicans Are Using an Arcane Tool to Handcuff Federal Agencies
The Huffington Post: February 19, 2017

Samantha Bee Points Out Our Trump Obsession Allows Congress to Destroy the Planet
Vanity Fair: February 16, 2017

With Trump in the Limelight, Congress Has Been Quietly Working to Undo Obama-Era Regulations
The Los Angeles Times: February 14, 2017

Swift Repeal of Obama Rules Leaves Former Staffers Steaming
Politico: February 11, 2017

What Is the Congressional Review Act?
Smithsonian: February 10, 2017

The Climate Post: Obama Administration Environmental Rules in Crosshairs
The Huffington Post: February 9, 2017

Congress Poised to Engage in Harmful Deregulation
Truthout: February 9, 2017

Congress Tees Up More Votes on Obama Rules
The Hill: February 6, 2017

Congress and Trump Have Begun Reversing Multiple Obama Rules on the Environment — and More
The Washington Post: February 2, 2017

Republicans Take First Steps to Kill Five Obama-Era Regulations
Reuters: January 30, 2017

How Republicans Will Try to Roll Back Obama Regulations
The New York Times: January 30, 2017

House Set to Repeal Five Rules Under Congressional Review Act
Bloomberg BNA: January 27, 2017

House Republicans Highlight Top Rules for Rollback
The Hill: January 25, 2017

Republicans to Kill U.S. Rules on Corruption, Environment, Labor and Guns Next Week
Reuters: January 25, 2017

These Are the Two Environmental Rules the Republican Congress Is Trying to Kill First
The Washington Post: January 17, 2017

Congress to Start Undoing Obama-Era Regulations This Month: Leader
The New York Times: January 12, 2017

Outlook 2017: Reality of Removal Will Temper Trump Dereg Plans
Bloomberg BNA: January 9, 2017

Suspending the Rules: How Congress Plans to Undermine Public Safety
The New Yorker: January 9, 2017

House Republicans Target EPA Methane Rule Under Review Act
Bloomberg BNA: January 9, 2017

With New Congress Poised to Convene, Obama’s Policies Are in Peril
The New York Times: January 1, 2017

Use of the Congressional Review Act in the 115th Congress to Overturn Obama Administration Regulations
The National Law Review: November 29, 2016

With Trump’s Signature, Dozens of Obama’s Rules Could Fall
The New York Times: November 15, 2016

Trump and Next Congress Could Quickly Erase Scores of Major Regulations
Science: November 15, 2016

14 Obama Regs Trump Could Undo
The Hill: November 12, 2016