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Trump plots two-for-one assault on Obama regs

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The Hill discusses with Wayne Crews a plan from President-elect Donald Trump that would eliminate two regulations for every new rule issued. 

It’s unclear how such a two-for-one arrangement would be carried out, but the proposal is raising hopes among those who are calling for deregulation.

“Rules have compounded for decades with very little rollback ever taking place, so it is a reasonable request that any time an agency issues a regulation, it should remove a similar magnitude regulatory burden (or, better, two) somewhere else,” Clyde Wayne Crews Jr., policy director of the libertarian Competitive Enterprise Institute, said in an op-ed in Forbes last month.

But Crews worries the requirement will only work on the periphery – getting rid of things like paperwork and forms instead of major rules.

Read the full article at The Hill