Administrative Fix Blog

Submitted by Reeve T. Bull on September 12, 2012 - 1:55 pm EDT

The Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) recent decision to consider waivers of the welfare work requirements, in addition to drawing considerable attention from political candidates and the media, has also raised a very interesting question of administrative procedure: the definition...

Submitted by Emily S. Bremer on September 11, 2012 - 3:31 pm EDT

Last December, the Administrative Conference ignited an important public policy debate when it adopted Recommendation 2011-5, Incorporation by...

Submitted by Megan Kindelan on August 21, 2012 - 12:11 pm EDT

On September 10, 2012, the Administrative Conference, in collaboration with the National Academies, will be presenting an all-day workshop on “Improving the Use of Science in the Administrative Process.”  The workshop will address current...

Submitted by Emily S. Bremer on August 15, 2012 - 10:34 am EDT

Two months since it was adopted by the Administrative Conference,  Recommendation 2012-4, Paperwork Reduction Act is being praised for its potential to help...

Submitted by Megan Kindelan on July 27, 2012 - 2:30 pm EDT

Administrative Implications of the Affordable Care Act

*This article is not an official communication from the Administrative Conference of the United States, nor does the Conference express any views  on the Affordable...

Submitted by Funmi E. Olorunnipa on June 29, 2012 - 2:19 pm EDT

At its June 2012 Plenary Session, the Administrative Conference of the United States approved an unprecedented recommendation aimed at streamlining federal immigration courts. ...

Submitted by Emily S. Bremer on June 20, 2012 - 3:24 pm EDT

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), a component agency of the Department of Transportation (DOT), has just...

Submitted by Megan Kindelan on June 8, 2012 - 12:05 pm EDT

RFP:  Social Security Disability Adjudication *Deadline Extended*

The Administrative Conference is seeking a consultant to undertake a research project that will consider the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) statutory authority and...

Submitted by Emily S. Bremer on May 17, 2012 - 9:37 am EDT

On May 15, 2012, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) held a workshop on "Federal Participation in the Development and Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards and in Conformity Assessment Activities" at the National Institute of Standards and...

Submitted by Reeve T. Bull on April 2, 2012 - 3:10 pm EDT

Increasing and Improving International Regulatory Cooperation

Post by: Adam Schlosser[1], U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Increasingly, the...

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