Will “Regular Order” Lead to Big Policy Changes? 

By: Aquiles Suarez, vice president of government affairs, NAIOP. Spring 2013

At the close of 2012, many feared the United States would fall off the so-called “fiscal cliff” — the combination of scheduled tax increases, deep mandated across-the-board federal budget cuts (known as “sequestration”), and expiration of numerous tax provisions which, if occurring at once, could have caused another recession.

Massachusetts Leading the Nation in Regulatory Reform 

By: April Anderson Lamoureux, Assistant Secretary of Economic Development for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Spring 2013

In March 2012, Massachusetts launched a first-in-the-nation effort to systematically reform our public rule-making process and the way our state views government regulation and its impact on our economy.