federal regulations

Regulatory Onslaught of Bush and Obama Years Has Finally Abated

Daniel Mitchell, CNS News

Trump has out-performed my expectations on the regulatory issue. But I don’t care about that. I’m more interested in a freer and more prosperous America. Red tape accounts for 20 percent of a nation’s grade according to Economic Freedom of the World. If the current deregulatory momentum is sustained, the United States will rise in the rankings and Americans will be richer.

Irrational Obama-Era Labor Regulations Overturned

Irrational decisions by Obama's National Labor Relations Board, such as striking down a Hooters franchise policy requiring employees to be polite to co-workers and guests, have been overturned by the Trump board.

GOP Senate Must Confirm Trump’s Conservative Nominees

It is unconscionable that a Republican Senate majority would facilitate the Far Left’s efforts to continue Obama's policies by not confirming immediately Trump nominees Ajit Pai and Russell Vought.

Obama's Last Ditch Regulations That Devastate Your Property Rights

In the final days of Obama’s presidency two rules slid under the radar that drive explosive local planning and building costs, transfer control of certain grant-related planning to the federal government, and render local officials helpless to combat them.

A Trump Strategy to Neuter HUD's Attacks on Local Rule

During his campaign, Donald Trump talked about “draining the swamp.” Much of the swamp is in the federal agencies, such as the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and their penchant for sub rosa regulation.

Should Puddles Be Federally Regulated?

M. Reed Hopper and Todd F. Gaziano, Wall Street Journal
The EPA wants to redefine ‘the waters of the United States’ to mean virtually any wet spot in the country.