Trump-Dependent Media Feels the Pinch

The Washington Times cites CEI’s 10KC study by Vice President for Policy Wayne Crews:

The Competitive Enterprise Institute will issue on Wednesday its annual report on the size, scope and burden of the federal administrative state — profiling the often unproductive realm ruled by weighty regulations and bureaucracy.

The report is appropriately titled “Ten Thousand Commandments”  and it includes an estimate of the cost of all the busywork which is typically required by regulatory compliance.

In 2020, the aggregate cost of federal regulation was $1.9 trillion — deemed a conservative estimate based on publicly available data from government, academia, and industry and the “inherent unknowability of such costs.”

It was written by Wayne Crews, vice president of the Competitive Enterprise Institute. Find the report at

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