THE WAR ON REGULATION: Good for Corporations, Bad for the Public

A Coalition for Sensible Safeguards Symposium on the Threat to Public Protections in the Trump Era, Featuring U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 from 12-2:30 p.m. EDT
Georgetown University Law School, Gewirz Student Center
120 F Street NW, 12th Floor, Washington, D.C.
#WarOnRegs

 

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Event Details

About the Symposium:
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) delivered a major national address on the threat to public protections in the Trump era at a June 5 symposium hosted by the Coalition for Sensible Safeguards and Georgetown University Law School. The event featured two panels, one focusing on deregulatory actions at key federal agencies and the other highlighting individuals and communities that have suffered as a result of inadequate regulation and enforcement. Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh delivered the closing remarks.

Speakers and Panelists:
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.)
Brian Frosh, attorney general, Maryland
Robert Weissman, president, Public Citizen and chair, Coalition for Sensible Safeguards
Rachel Weintraub, legislative director and general counsel, Consumer Federation of America
Heidi Shierholz, senior economist and director of policy, Economic Policy Institute
William Buzbee, professor, Georgetown University Law Center
Lisa Heinzerling, professor, Georgetown University Law Center
Rena Steinzor, professor, University of Maryland’s School of Law
Betsy Southerland, former director of science and technology, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Water
Andrea Carlton, for-profit school abuse witness (California)
Penny Dryden, chemical pollution witness (Delaware)
Janet McGee, consumer product safety witness (Minnesota)

Where: Georgetown University Law School, Gewirz Student Center
120 F Street NW, 12th Floor, Washington, D.C.

When: 12-2:30 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, June 5

 

Handouts

Agenda and Speaker Bios
Coalition for Sensible Safeguards

Remarks at Coalition for Sensible Safeguards Symposium
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.)

The War on Regulation: A Guide to the Ongoing Assault on Public Protections to Boost Corporate Profits
Coalition for Sensible Safeguards

The Congressional Review Act: The Case for Repeal
Center for Progressive Reform

Deregulatory Frenzy: Trump Has Stopped or Delayed More Than 1,500 Rulemakings
Public Citizen

 

Press Coverage

#Warren2020 Gains Steam With Sweeping Pitch for New Regs
American Banker

Democrats Driving Anti-Corruption Message Into 2018 Midterms
The Associated Press

Elizabeth Warren Targets Corporate Influence on Government
Bloomberg

Elizabeth Warren Says There’s a Dirty Little Secret Behind the Republicans’ Push for Broad Deregulation
Business Insider

Vowing to ‘Padlock Revolving Door’ in DC, Warren Teases New Anti-Corruption Legislation
Common Dreams

Georgetown Law Hosts “The War on Regulation: Good for Corporations, Bad for the Public”
Georgetown Law

The White House’s Deregulatory Push, By the Numbers
Government Executive

Warren Slams ‘War’ on Rules, Plans Bill to ‘Empower’ Agencies
Greenwire

Elizabeth Warren: Trump’s Regulatory Cuts Are a ‘Big, Greasy Baloney Sandwich’
The Guardian

Warren Defends Regulations Amid Onslaught From Trump
The Hill

Elizabeth Warren Rips Trump’s War on Regulations
Newsmax

Elizabeth Warren Makes a Case for Democrats to Be the Anti-Corruption Party
The New Yorker

Elizabeth Warren: Trump ‘Scam’ Helps Wall Street, Hurts Workers
Politico

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Praises Power of Regulation During Symposium Speech
Safety + Health Magazine

GOP’s Anti-Reg Stance Is a ‘Big, Greasy Baloney Sandwich’: Sen. Warren
Think Advisor

Democrats Driving Anti-Corruption Message Into 2018 Midterms
The Washington Post

In Sharp Contrast to Trump, Warren Touts the Good That Government Regulations Can Do
The Washington Post

New Report Extolls Regulations
The Washington Post

Senator Warren Warns of the Dangers of Deregulation in Speech at Georgetown
Worcester.com