Cheryl Bolen

Cheryl Bolen is Bloomberg BNA’s White House correspondent, covering the positions of the administration as well as regulatory policy. Bolen earned a master’s degree in Communication: Journalism and Public Affairs at the American University in Washington, D.C., and has covered numerous institutions over her 28 years with the company, including Capitol Hill and the Federal Communications Commission.

Blog posts

Shutdown Sting, Small at Start, Would Grow as Agencies Shutter

The impact of a government shutdown would be felt minimally over the weekend, more on Monday morning, and become more painful with each passing day, according to a former Office of Management and Budget official.

FCC rule change would harm rural broadband expansion

A rule change proposed by the FCC would halt a major expansion of broadband into rural areas at the same time the Trump administration is looking for ways to bring more broadband into the countryside.

This year was easy; next year deregulating gets tough

Stopping pending regulations in their tracks was easy to do this year, but 2018 promises to be a whole new ballgame when it comes to eliminating existing rules, regulatory analysts told Bloomberg Government.

White House regulatory office fully staffed

The White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs is now fully staffed with four political appointees to help Administrator Neomi Rao fulfill the president’s deregulatory agenda.

Regulatory activity dips to new lows in Trump administration

The pace of regulatory activity has dipped to new lows in the first six months of the Trump administration, bringing welcome relief to businesses beset by rules from the prior administration, but dismaying public safety and civil rights advocates who fear crises are coming.