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CEI Weekly: Congress Should Start Quantifying Federal Regulation

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CEI Weekly: Congress Should Start Quantifying Federal Regulation

 

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CEI has released a new Issue Analysis by Vice President for Policy Wayne Crews: “The Other National Debt Crisis: How and Why Congress Must Quantify Federal Regulation.” Crews argues that the federal government must start holding itself truly accountable for the costs it is forcing on struggling American businesses if the nation is to pull itself out of its current economic slump. Read the full Issue Analysis here.

 

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>> CEI Podcast

October 6, 2011: How to Deregulate the Economy

Vice President for Policy Wayne Crews is author of the new CEI study, “The Other National Debt Crisis: How and Why Congress Must Quantify Regulation.” He discusses a few of his many ideas for deregulating the economy, including a regulatory budget, improved cost analysis, and lowering the threshold of “economically significant” regulations from $100 million to $25 million. This would require OMB to review more than the roughly 5 percent of new rules that it currently analyzes. The other 95 percent should not slip through the cracks.