Free the Economy podcast: Government rules behind a paywall with Patrick McLaughlin

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In this week’s episode we talk about banning incandescent light bulbs, mission creep at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, new nuclear capacity in Georgia, and a celebration of progress on school choice. Our interview this week is with Patrick McLaughlin, Senior Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. We discuss government regulation, the practice of “incorporation by reference,” government transparency, cost-benefit analysis, and the prospects for simplifying and reforming the regulatory state.

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Join us next week when our guest will be Kimberlee Josephson of Lebanon Valley College and the Consumer Choice Center.