A Covenant News article by Chuck Baldwin quoted Bill Olson and mentioned his efforts lobbying Congress to restrict a president’s ability to legislate by executive order or proclamation.
An article quoted Bill Olson criticizing the Bush Justice Department’s defense in the U.S. Supreme Court of President Clinton’s proclamation restricting access to seven national monuments and to millions of acres of public land.
A Washington Times article quoted Bill Olson regarding the appellants’ proposals for division of Supreme Court oral argument time in the consolidated cases challenging the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act.
Bill Olson was a panelist at the recent Postal Ratemaking Summit in Potomac, Maryland sponsored by the U.S. Postal Service and the Postal Rate Commission, as discussed in this DM News article.
Bill Olson and John Haldi submitted these Issues for Discussion at the Postal Ratemaking Summit.
Today, Bill Olson was a guest of Bill O’Reilly (The O’Reilly Factor, Fox News) to discuss President Clinton’s abuse of Executive Orders. He discussed the Separation of Powers issue, current states of national emergency, the Permanent Striker Replacement Executive Order (No. 12954), and the Grand Staircase-Escalante Monument Proclamation (No. 6920 issued under the Antiquities Act of 1906).
Bill Olson and the study he co-authored, “Executive Orders and National Emergencies: How Presidents Have Come to ‘Run the Country’ by Usurping Legislative Power,” were mentioned in this Insight on the News article.
Bill Olson was appointed by President Reagan as a Member, and Chairman, of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation in December 1981. His service in the Reagan Administration was profiled in the book Reagan’s Ruling Class: Portraits of the President’s Top One Hundred Officials, by Ronald Brownstein and Nina Easton, published by the Public Accountability Group, 1982.