regulations

Why We Have — and Probably Will Keep Having — Sluggish Job Growth

Michael Barone, National Review

Why has the American economy had such sluggish job creation and economic growth? That’s a pretty fundamental question, and one for which most conventional economists have had unsatisfying answers.

House Republicans take aim at regulations

Bernie Becker, Politico

House Republicans are taking aim Tuesday at President Barack Obama’s regulatory regime, arguing that the White House has impeded the economic recovery by flooding businesses with new rules.

Brace yourself for Obama’s final wave of regulations

Lydia Wheeler, The Hill

President Obama is preparing to unleash a wave of new regulations in 2016, as he looks to shore up his legacy on public protection issues during his final year in office. The Securities and Exchange Commission, the Food and Drug Administration and the Department of Labor are all expected to finalize major federal rules.

Obama Added 1,300 Pages to OCare During Holiday

Matthew Burke, Tea Party News Network

Obama bureaucrats were busy inflicting 1,296 pages of new health care regulations on an already highly over-regulated industry. At 4:15 PM on July 3, when many were checking out for the long weekend, the Obama HHS delivered a massive stack of new regulations.

Why Big Business Wanted Regulation

Timothy P. Carney, Washington Examiner

Preservation of the status quo is often the aim of corporations. It's consistently the consequence of fed. action. It's the enemy of entrepreneurship, economic growth and free choice. As today's progs. continue TRoosevelt's collusive policies hidden by populist rhetoric, we need Gabriel Kolko's insights more than ever.

House GOP Plans Anti-Reg. Blitz

Pete Kasperowicz, The Hill

House Repubs. next week will pass a legislative package aimed at making federal regulations more transparent and less costly to the economy. The legislation is the GOP's latest attempt to reduce the regulatory red tape that they say is stifling job creation.