President Trump has issued an Executive Order requiring that all heads of federal agencies report on COVID-19-related regulatory flexibilities that could be made permanent. Leaders must identify regulatory standards that, if adopted permanently, could have a positive impact on job creation and overall economic growth. They are also to list any regulatory standards that may inhibit the country’s recovery. “Agencies should address this economic emergency by rescinding, modifying, waiving or providing exemptions from regulations and other requirements that may inhibit economic recovery.”

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