The Regulatory Affairs Subcommittee holds the federal government accountable to taxpayers with a focus on federal paperwork reduction, data quality, and the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, as well as regulatory affairs, stimulus policy, federal spending, education, agriculture, and communications policy.

Led by Subcommittee Chairman Jim Jordan this Congress, the Regulatory Affairs Subcommittee has investigated regulatory impediments to job creators, examined duplication and inefficiencies in federal programs, and studied the effects of the 2009 stimulus.