Friday Regulation Roundup
–$1.6 million in stimulus money to be used to irrigate a golf course in Texas.
-A new study by Susan Dudley and Melinda Warren finds that regulatory spending grew 31 percent under Bush. Regulatory staffing grew 42 percent.
-Selling shellfish to the Department of Veterans Affairs? There are regulations for that.
-It is illegal to possess pliers in the state of Texas.
-The federal government’s Integrated Nitrogen Committee is having a public teleconference on June 8.
-In Virginia, it is illegal to take a bath without a doctor’s permission.
-Government programs never die. One Cold War relic is the Federal Radiological Preparedness Coordinating Committee.
-The federal government’s Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board is holding a public workshop June 14-15.
–$300,000 of stimulus money to pay for floating toilets.