Kelsey Brugger



Kelsey Brugger previously covered politics, the White House and the Energy Department for Energywire. She joined E&E News in 2018 after working as a reporter in California, where she covered offshore oil, immigration, cannabis and politics for the Santa Barbara Independent. Her work has also appeared in Scientific American and Coastlines. She obtained a bachelor's degree in history from University of California, Santa Barbara.

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White House keeps canceling rulemaking meetings

The White House regulatory shop —- known as the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs —- has been canceling meetings on reviews from health to environmental rules, leading some observers to suspect political meddling. Just this Tuesday, OIRA canceled 23 meetings that were scheduled through late November.