Do more regulations equal less safety?

posted by
January 1, 2012
National Center for Policy Analysis
by staff  
Posted in Commentary

"American business must comply with a lot of rules. One of the chief rationales for many regulations is safety, and, as Congress expands regulators' mandates, regulators concentrate on writing highly detailed and specific rules to cover perceived gaps in the law.  For the sake of protecting the health and safety of workers and consumers, the federal government accepts the significant drag regulatory compliance puts on the U.S. economy and the burden it places on all businesses." (12/26/11)  

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