Congressional Review Act
What should we make of campaign promises regarding regulation?
The Senate will vote as early as this week to block President Obama’s rules for power plants.
Congress can try the Congressional Review Act, but time is running out.
The CRA has only worked once, but Republicans tried it recently to block new labor rules.
The resolution would allow an up-or-down vote in the Senate.
Republicans have opened up a number of avenues to block the regulations.
A GOP Senate will force Obama to choose which regulations are worth a veto and which are not.
The measures would have overturned the main pillars of his rules for power plants.
Congressional challenges to the power plant regulations will be filed on Monday.
Last week, the House passed a bill that could change the way Washington works for the better.
Their resolution reads the rules "shall have no force or effect."
It is clear that the Congressional Review Act is in serious need of reform.
A group of 21 House Republicans wants to fight the rules with a disapproval resolution.
Sometime in 2017 or 2018, we will know the fate of the regulations proposed by the EPA.