Wednesday, March 29, 2017

President Trump Rolling Back Record Number Of Regulations

Donald Trump has made history – again.

The President signed four massive regulatory rollbacks on Monday – courtesy of the Congressional Review Act (CRA) – bringing the total number of rollbacks to seven, or six more than all of his predecessors put together.

The obscure CRA gives Congress 60 days to reverse any new regulation added to the Federal Register by a sitting President. It’s only been used one time before – in March 2001 when President George W. Bush eliminated a rule requiring employers to prevent “ergonomic injuries” in the workplace.

The GOP-controlled Congress passed five such CRA measures under Barack Obama’s administration, but he vetoed each one.

However, President Trump now has seven CRA signatures under his belt, and as Reason Magazine points out, and there are more on the way.

Next up is the “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Rule” which bans companies from receiving federal contracts if they ...Read More HERE

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