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"Regulatory Reform: Moving Policymaking from State Agencies to the Legislature" (Wisconsin Lawyer)

October 17, 2018

Jodi Jensen wrote an article for Wisconsin Lawyer. The following is an excerpt from the article. 

The Wisconsin Administrative Code is more than 11,000 pages long with just under 1,800 chapters of regulations that affect businesses, local governments, licensed professionals, and consumers and touch virtually every industry in Wisconsin. Seven years ago, the Wisconsin Legislature enacted 2011 Wis. Act 21 and thereby significantly altered the rule promulgation process. It was, according to the Wisconsin Attorney General, a deliberate shift of “policymaking decisions away from state agencies and to the Legislature” by defining the “authority with which [agencies] are allowed to act.” 

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