Corpus ID: 155496500

Midnight Rulemaking and the Administrative Presidency of George W. Bush

@inproceedings{Shafie2010MidnightRA,
  title={Midnight Rulemaking and the Administrative Presidency of George W. Bush},
  author={David M. Shafie},
  year={2010}
}
Recent presidential transitions have experienced assertive attempts by outgoing administrations to cement legacies through interregnum rulemaking, especially in the policy areas of the environment, health and safety. This paper examines the strategic use of interregnum rulemaking by analyzing three case studies of regulations initiated by federal agencies as President George W. Bush prepared to leave office. Those initiatives include proposals to deregulate strip mining in Appalachian valleys… Expand