Lawmakers, Policy Experts: Congress Should Seize Opportunity To Expand Authority Post-Chevron

By Sigi Ris / July 5, 2024 at 11:30 AM
The Senate health committee’s top Republican wrote to federal agencies last weekend that lawmakers are now the primary driver of health care policy given the Supreme Court’s landmark decision to end the Chevron principle of courts deferring to agencies’ interpretations of ambiguous laws. This comes as Congress’ investigative arm and think tanks float ways the legislative branch could cement that role by setting up new legislative and regulatory offices and beefing up staff. Just days after the Supreme Court’s...

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