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OIRA Celebrates 30th Anniversary Open Access

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In 1981, President Reagan’s Executive Order 12291 gave the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) responsibility for reviewing federal agencies’ regulations before their publication in the Federal Register. Three decades and four presidential administrations later, OIRA continues to play a critical role overseeing administrative discretion, ensuring that regulations serve the best interest of the American public and align with the President’s priorities.

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