Tag: Government Regulation
Federal Burden of Regulation to Increase
Next week, Joe Biden will be sworn in as the next President of the United States. With the Congress narrowly divided, his supporters don’t expect much of his policy agenda to gain traction. But he can follow the example of President Obama, who used his pen and phone to bypass the Congress and put...
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State Mismanagement of Covid-19 Data Continues
Mindy Clark of Sarasota, Florida, drove to a COVID-19 testing site at Manatee Rural Health because she thought she might have contracted the virus. At the drive-thru testing center, she was told to take the test only if she had experienced symptoms. She drove away before being swabbed. Two days later, she received a...
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Are More Vaping Bans Coming Soon? Let’s Hope Not!
Over the past year, the Food and Drug Administration has seemed determined to “wipe out the entire vaping industry.” As former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, who spearheaded much of the current anti-vaping movement,” notes: “the FDA is so concerned about the dangerous effects of e-cigarettes on American youth that the products may have to...
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How Costly Are Your State’s Regulations?
Government regulations can be very costly in terms of both time and money. Though we often focus on what means in terms of federal regulations, the U.S. government isn’t the only entity generating rules that can burden individual Americans and businesses without necessarily providing any positive benefit for them. State governments also impose regulations...
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World Bank Study Finds That Deregulation Reduces Extreme Poverty
Historically in much of the world, the yoke of regulatory burden has contributed to the impoverishment of billions.
Shampoo, the Sequel
The ban on tiny shampoo will likely provide little if any benefit for the environment.
What Government Doesn’t Know About Health Care
What government doesn’t know about health care can keep you from getting the care you need when you need it.
How Is President Trump’s Regulatory Rollback Coming Along?
The business of rolling back federal regulations is very much a work in progress.
If Telemedicine Is Underachieving, Government Is to Blame
Telemedicine providers have faced burdensome and complex regulatory structures at the state and federal level.
Want a Happier, Healthier, and More Prosperous Society? Try Freedom, Innovation and Incentives
“I will promote freedom at all costs,” is the first line of the Draper University pledge. Draper University of Heroes is a school I created to encourage people with ideas and energy to pursue their visions through entrepreneurship and risktaking. For an entrepreneur, freedom matters most. The ability to try new things without government...
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