Restoring Power to the People with Regulatory Accountability
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] released the following statement after the House passed another series of joint resolutions disapproving of harmful regulations from the Obama administration:
“This is about putting the American people back in control of their government,” said Congressman Rothfus. “Congress, and the House of Representatives in particular, are closest to the people. Under the Congressional Review Act, we are exercising our authority to roll back harmful regulations put in place by unaccountable executive agencies and bureaucrats that damage the economy and reduce our liberty.”
- H.J. Res. 44 - Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior relating to Bureau of Land Management regulations that establish the procedures used to prepare, revise, or amend land use plans pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976.
- H.J. Res. 58 - Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to teacher preparation issues.
- H.J. Res. 57 - Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to accountability and State plans under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.