Coalition of free market groups urges Congress to cap and track stifling federal regulations

Mar 30th, 2016 * RECOMMENDED READINGS, Free Enterprise, Regulation William Nissen 1 min read

Big government is getting some big criticism. A coalition of 15 free market groups say that stifling federal regulations can have an effect similar to tax increases, proposing that these regs be capped, tracked and disclosed annually – just like federal spending. The group is now urging Congress to include a regulatory budget in its final budget for 2017, and they’ve got a role model…

 

House Joins Senate In Trying To Stop Obama ‘Power Grab’

Jan 16th, 2016 * RECOMMENDED READINGS, Regulation Robert May 1 min read

IBD Staff write: Regulation: With the support of 12 Democrats,the House has voted to overturn the EPA’s attempt to seize control of virtually all waterways across the country. Let’s hope this is the beginning of the end of federal overreach. The federal government, using the EPA as its shock troops and the Clean Water Act as its warrant, has long had ideas about controlling privately owned…