GOP Former Officials Decry Biden’s Failure To Nominate OIRA Leader

August 11, 2022
Former top White House regulatory review officials in Republican administrations are decrying the effects of President Joe Biden’s failure to nominate a candidate to lead the Office of Information & Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), saying the lack of a Senate-confirmed official weakens the office’s role when negotiating rules with EPA and other agencies. Paul Ray, the former OIRA administrator during the Trump administration who is now the director of the Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies at the Heritage...

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