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Regulation

Why the FDA Ban on Trans Fat is Ridiculous

The FDA has failed to properly address why such an extreme action was necessary when trans fat consumption was already drastically coming down on its own. Read More. .

Red Tape Rising: Six Years of Escalating Regulation

The addition of 27 major rules pushed the tally for the Obama’s first six years to 184. Absent substantial reform, economic growth and individual freedom will continue to suffer. Read More. .

A Case Study of Regulatory Pitfalls

The Dodd–Frank financial regulation statute requires nearly 400 rulemakings. As of January 2, some 60 percent of the rulemaking deadlines were missed. Read More.

Every facet of daily life, from what cars we drive to what food we eat is subject to government’s regulatory reach. The costs are inevitably borne by consumers in the form of higher prices, restricted product choices and limited freedom. Policymakers should scrutinize new and existing rules to ensure that each is necessary and to minimize costs.

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Experts on Regulation