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June 19, 2018

By Nicholas Trevino

Symposium: Clear Regulations Protect Freedom, Not Restrict It



Regs symposium event Elizabeth Warren and others spoke at a recent Coalition for Sensible Safeguards event on the Trump Administration’s deregulation policies and the impact they have on health and finances.

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Topics: Public Health and Science

June 13, 2018

By Bonnie Goldstein

Paper Cuts: Slow Stroll to Salad Safety



Collage of a person in a hospital gown, a person holding produce, and salmonella. A food safety regulation to prevent contamination of fresh fruits and vegetables still has not been implemented after seven years.

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Topics: Public Health and Science

March 30, 2018

By Sean Moulton

Regulatory Rhetoric Meets Regulatory Research



Trump town hall on regulations Despite months of the President railing against regulations, a new government report concludes that benefits of regulations vastly outweigh the costs.

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Topics: Government Accountability, Agency Rulemaking

October 6, 2017

By David S. Hilzenrath

Ruling Limits Government’s Power to Police Offshore Drilling



Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill An appeals court has ruled that the government cannot use a major set of safety and environmental regulations to prosecute offshore drilling contractors.

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Topics: Government Accountability, Energy and Natural Resources

March 3, 2017

By Sean Moulton

Regulations: America’s Unsung Heroes



Man removing perscription drugs from cabinet President Trump should focus on making regulations better or improving the regulatory process. Regulations provide enormous benefits to all of us. For example, they ensure that prescription drugs and other products are safe for the public.

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Topics: Government Accountability, Agency Rulemaking

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