The Washington Times discusses regulations from the Obama administration with Wayne Crews.
In retrospect, it’s easy to surmise that Mr. Obama’s executive order urging retrospective review of existing regulations must have been issued with a wink and a nod. Few regulations were eliminated during his tenure while significant new ones continued to pile up at an unprecedented rate. According to the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s Wayne Crews, the Obama administration already has completed 551 “economically significant” rules — those that are projected to have economic effects of at least $100 million — compared to the 390 economically significant rules completed during President George W. Bush’s eight years. With a month to go, this year’s Federal Register page count already has set an all-time record at 87,000 pages.
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