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Johnson, Scalise, Emmer: SCOTUS Ruling in Loper Bright v. Raimondo is “Beginning of the End of the Administrative State”

Today, Leader Scalise, Speaker Johnson, and Whip Emmer released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo to overturn its decision in Chevron v. Natural Resources Defense Council, calling Chevron “unworkable” and “fundamentally misguided.”
“For forty years, Chevron deference has led to a massive expansion of the federal government and a reduction of Congress’ role in the policymaking process. Chevronupended the separation of powers between our three branches of government and is responsible for many of the burdensome regulations that stifle progress and curtail liberty. Today’s landmark decision by the Court restores the balance outlined by the Founders in our Constitution and represents the beginning of the end of the administrative state. House Republican committees will be conducting oversight to ensure agencies follow the Court’s ruling and no longer engage in excessive interpretative license in administering statutes under their jurisdiction.” 
  • In July 2023, Speaker Johnson led an amicus brief alongside Sen. Ted Cruz and 34 other members of Congress in support of the petitioners in Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo. 
  • In July 2023, as members of the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the U.S. House of Representatives, Leader Scalise and Whip Emmer voted to authorize a separate amicus brief on behalf of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of the petitioners.