Starting on Day One, President Biden quickly began laying out his administration’s vision for a more just and equitable America. Among the early actions was an important memo that launches a process to reform two key regulatory institutions — White House review and regulatory evaluation — to support more timely and effective rulemaking. This is in line with recent public opinion, which supports strong regulations and urges the White House to prevent delays and political interference in agency rulemaking.
Since then, the Biden-Harris administration has taken other steps to advance its progressive vision, such as selecting qualified individuals for positions charged with implementing regulatory policies, unwinding the Trump administration's damaging approach to regulation, and supporting efforts to restore scientific integrity at rulemaking agencies.
On May 5, audience members heard from policy experts who addressed questions such as: