In an op-ed published at Forbes, Competitive Enterprise Institute's Wayne Crews explains how Congress and the president should address what he calls "regulatory dark matter" in Washington. Regulatory dark matter includes the thousands of proclamations like memoranda, guidance documents, notices, circulars and administrative interpretations that agencies issue. Mr Crews has detailed much of this in a new report, published by CEI.
Mr. Crews writes that, "Congress should legislate directly rather than allow for open-ended agency regulation and guidance." To accomplish that, he provides a detailed list of initiatives that lawmakers can undertake to rein in bureaucracy.
You can read the op-ed at Forbes.