How Overregulation Is Killing The Economy

The Investor's Business Daily highlights Wayne Crews's annual Ten Thousand Commandments report on the costs of federal regulation. 

The Competitive Enterprise Institute publishes an annual report on how much federal regulation is costing the economy, cheekily named the Ten Thousand Commandments. The 2015 edition estimated the cost that year to be $1.88 trillion, more than 5 times the cost of federal corporate income taxes that year, and about 10% of the entire 2015 GDP.

The costliest regulatory burden has got be the EPA’s assault on American energy industries. We have a president today conducting a war against our own nation’s coal industry. Oil and natural gas are next on the chopping block.

Read the full article at Investor's Business Daily.