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TQM-ing OMB: Or Why Regulatory Review Under Executive Order 12,291 Works Poorly and What President Clinton Should Do About It, 57 Law and Contemporary Problems 167 (1994)


No feature of modem U.S. government has been more controversial over the
last decade than review of agency rules by the Office of Information and
Regulatory Affairs of the Office of Management and Budget ("OMB") and other
parts of the Executive Office of the President. And yet, despite all the
controversy, no president, not Bill Clinton and probably not even Ross Perot,
would dream of abolishing review of agency actions by the OMB, or some other
entity in the Executive branch.

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