NEWS

 

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

Editorials and Opinion Pieces
Resources
Blogs and Letters to the Editor
Press Coverage

 

EDITORIALS AND OPINION PIECES

President Trump and the Unregulating of America
The Los Angeles Times: June 22, 2017

Scrap the Congressional Review Act
The Regulatory Review: June 7, 2017

The Congressional Review Act Is No Antidote for Critics of Regulation
The Regulatory Review: May 30, 2017

Trump’s Record on Regulatory Repeals May Only Get Worse
The Hill: May 11 , 2017

How the Republicans Roll
The Mail Tribune: May 8, 2017

Two Last Obama-Era Rules Worth Saving From the G.O.P.
The New York Times: May 3, 2017

President Trump’s Corporate Government
The Huffington Post: April 24, 2017

President Trump’s Quiet Bid to Kill President Obama’s Legacy
The Daily Beast: April 21, 2017

The War on Regulation
The American Prospect: April 17, 2017

Congressional Rollback of Obama Administration Regulations
C-SPAN: April 14, 2017

Trump Must Keep His Promise to Protect American Workers
The Hill: April 14, 2017

Trump Is Paying Back Corporations by Wiping Out Regulations
Roll Call: April 11, 2017

Trump Has Done a lot for the Super Wealthy. What About the Rest of Us?
The Week: April 10, 2017

Bill Maher Explains the New Republican Philosophy: ‘What Would a Dick Do?’
Esquire: April 8, 2017

The Regulatory Wrecking Ball
The New York Times: April 6, 2017

Barack Obama’s Seven-Year Presidency
The Atlantic: April 6, 2017

While You Weren’t Paying Attention, the GOP Gutted Key Parts of Obama’s Legacy
The Week: March 30, 2017

Democrats Won Big on Health Care. But Republicans Are Still Doing Terrible Things.
The Washington Post: March 29, 2017

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

 

RESOURCES

CRA by the Numbers: The Congressional Review Act Assault on Our Safeguards
Center for Progressive Reform: April 25, 2017

CRA Facebook Quiz
Coalition for Sensible Safeguards: April 20, 2017

Understanding the Anti-Regulation Agenda
Economic Policy Institute: April 11, 2017

Deadline Passes for Introducing CRA Resolutions Targeting Obama-Era Regulatory Protections
Public Citizen: March 31, 2017

How Republicans Are Using the CRA to Attack Environmental Protections
Natural Resources Defense Council: March 30, 2017

It’s the Only Legislation of Consequence Trump Has Signed. Do You Know What It Is?
Public Citizen: March 21, 2017

Senate Should Hold Hearings Before Voting on CRA Resolutions
26 Senate Democratic Leaders: March 9, 2017

Track the Latest Congressional Review Act Votes to Repeal Popular Public Protections
Rules at Risk: March 8, 2017

For Polluters, Congress Will Overturn an Environmental Rule for $2.3 Million
Center for American Progress: February 14, 2017

The Congressional Review Act: A Blunt Instrument
Natural Resources Defense Council: January 31, 2017

125 Groups Opposing Use of the Congressional Review Act to Repeal Public Protections
Coalition for Sensible Safeguards Letter: January 30, 2017

Deregulation For Sale: Corporate Interests That Oppose Public Protections Spent More Than $1 Billion Influencing Congress With Lobbyists and Campaign Contribution
Public Citizen Report: January 30, 2017

The Congressional Review Act: Questions and Answers (Updated)
Coalition for Sensible Safeguards Fact Sheet: January 6, 2017

House Republicans Poised to Gut Our System of Public Protections
Press Release: January 4, 2017

Major Rules Subject to CRA Under Carryover
Congressional Research Service Memorandum: January 3, 2017

The Congressional Review Act: Unleashing Big Business to Prey on American Workers, Consumers and Families
Public Citizen Fact Sheet: December 6, 2016

Regulations Issued Since May 2016
Government Accountability Office Database: November 17, 2016

The Congressional Review Act: Questions and Answers
Coalition for Sensible Safeguards Fact Sheet: April 28, 2016

CSS Opposes the Congressional Review Act (CRA), S. Res. 30
Coalitions for Sensible Safeguards Letter to Congress: February 14, 2014

The Congressional Review Act: A Primer
Center for Progressive Reform Fact Sheet: January 12, 2011

The Midnight Rules Relief Act (which expands the CRA)
Coalition for Sensible Safeguards Issue Page

 

BLOGS AND LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Republican Antiregulatory Agenda Continues Despite Losing the CRA
Economic Policy Institute: May 19, 2017

Congress Blocks 14 Obama-Era Rules in an Unprecedented Blitz of CRA Votes
Economic Policy Institute: May 12, 2017

Sen. Gardner, Let Us in on Information Behind Votes
The Coloradoan: April 27, 2017

New CPR Project – CRA by the Numbers: The Congressional Review Act Assault on Our Safeguards
Center for Progressive Reform: April 25, 2017

100 Days of Trump’s Legislation: Giveaways to Big Business at the Expense of Working Families
Center for American Progress: April 24, 2017

In First 100 Days, Congress Took Aim at the Democratic Foundations of America’s Environmental Laws
Center for American Progress: April 13, 2017

Trump and Congress Are Tearing Up Obama’s Legacy Week by Week Using the Congressional Review Act
DailyKos: April 10, 2017

The GOP’s Race to Repeal
Center for Progressive Reform: April 4, 2017

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

Democrats Push to Repeal Congressional Review Act
U.S. News and World Report: June 1, 2017

Udall: It’s Past Time to Repeal the Review Act
The Albuquerque Journal: May 21, 2017

Dems Propose Scrapping Law GOP Used to Overturn Regulations
The Hill: May 16, 2017

Democrats in U.S. Senate Try to Slow Republican Deregulation
Reuters: May 16, 2017

Republicans Now to Face Consequences of Rule Repeals
Bloomberg BNA: May 11, 2017

Deadline Looms for GOP’s Effort to Undo Obama Rules
The Wall Street Journal: May 9, 2017

GOP Onslaught on Obama’s ‘Midnight Rules’ Comes to an End
Politico: May 7, 2017

Congress Repeals Obama’s Regulations
Politico: May 5, 2017

Ruled Out: 13 Obama Regulations Rolled Back Under Congressional Review Act
The Wall Street Journal: May 4, 2017

Congressional Review Act May Not Help Donald Trump
U.S. News & World Report: May 1, 2017

Trump Discards Obama Legacy, One Rule at a Time
The New York Times: May 1, 2017

How an Obscure, Decades-Old Law Could Dismantle Obama’s Legacy
Esquire: May 1, 2017

Peabody Energy, Marathon Oil Among Lobbyists on Review Act Actions
Bloomberg BNA: April 28, 2017

Republicans Begin Final Push on Killing Obama-Era Regulations
The New York Times: April 28, 2017

Republicans Are Running Out of Time to Use Their Secret Weapon
Bill Moyers: April 27, 2017

Why Republicans’ 100-Day War on Obama Is About to End
The Washington Post: April 25, 2017

Liberal Group Warns of ‘Corporate Takeover’ of the White House
The Hill: April 24, 2017

Proposed Rule Eliminations Through the Congressional Review Act
The San Francisco Chronicle: April 23, 2017

Trump’s Secret Weapon
Axios: April 22, 2017

Group Sues Trump for Repealing U.S. Wildlife Rule in Rare Legal Challenge
The New York Times: April 20, 2017

How Trump Is Rolling Back Obama’s Legacy
The Washington Post: April 14, 2017

Donald Trump’s Pledge to “Create Jobs” by Eliminating Regulations Won’t Create Jobs
Salon: April 11, 2017

Trump’s Secret Weapon Against Obama’s Legacy
Politico: April 10, 2017

This Time Congress Is Not Helping Trump Destroy the Planet
Mother Jones: April 10, 2017

President Trump Uses Obscure Law to Roll Back Former President Obama’s Legacy
AOL: April 10, 2017

Congress Has a Month to Roll Back Obama-Era Legislation; What Remains on the Chopping Block
Benzinga: April 10, 2017

Republicans Are Using an Obscure Law to Repeal Some Obama-Era Regulations
NPR: April 9, 2017

Congressional Clock Running Out on Repealing Obama’s Late Rules
Bloomberg: April 6, 2017

Factbox: Congressional Republicans Kill Obama-Era Regulations
The New York Times: April 4, 2017

Window Closing for Republican Stealth Assault on U.S. Regulations
The New York Times: April 4, 2017

GOP Congress Rolls Back Rules on Hunting, Broadband Privacy
The New York Times: April 2, 2017

Some Republicans Defect on Repealing Obama Rules
The Hill: April 2, 2017

Window Closing for Congress to Roll Back Obama-Era Regulations
The Hill: April 1, 2017

Congressional Review Act Repercussions
Fox 30 Action News Jax: March 31, 2017

The Obscure Law Republicans Are Using to Nix Obama-Era Regulations
CBS News: March 30, 2017

Desperate for Easy Wins, President Trump Is Pushing Forward on Deregulation
Vox: March 28, 2017

Here’s How Trump Is Using a Special Law to Do Away with Obama Regulations
The Hill: March 26, 2017

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