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Federal Bureaucracy History
Law, politics, and culture evolve with the times. These stories show why.
Controversy over the Clean Air Act
In 2008, George W. Bush changed bureaucratic rules about the enforcement of the Clean Air Act by the Environmental Protection AgencyControversy over decision revealed power struggle between executi...
In 1978 Congress deregulated the airline industryDeregulation led to more competition, lower fares, business innovationDeregulation also led many airlines to go bankrupt In late 1984, the Civil Aer...
Regulation Failure and the Financial Crisis of 2008
Financial crisis of 2008 began with decline in housing pricesBanks and mortgage brokers offered risky mortgage loans to consumers who could not afford themTrade in mortgage backed securities spread...
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