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Placing a Ceiling on Protection for Public Health

Governor Romney has endorsed an idea called regulatory budgeting, but it really means capping protection for public health.  Romney’s position paper explains the concept as follows: To force agencies to limit the costs they are imposing on society, and to provide the certainty that businesses crave, a system of regulatory caps is required. As noted, [...]
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Romney Adviser Scoffs At Notion Of Capping Bank Size

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (2 years ago)

Federal Reserve Board governor Daniel Tarullo last week suggested placing limits on the size of the nation’s biggest banks, making him one of the highest-ranking American economic policy officials to endorse such a step. But the Rom... Read Post

Budget Focus: Public Protection

US Politics / Liberal : The Albany Project (6 years ago)

The Governor's Office has released a budget fact sheet on the public protection portion of the budget. BUDGET FACT SHEET: Public Protection The Budget bill for Public Protection reflects the following actions: • Redeployment of... Read Post

The Illegality of a Regulatory Cap

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Legal Planet: Environmental Law and Policy (2 years ago)

A key part of Romney’s attack on “over-regulation” is his proposed regulatory cap.  If an agency wanted to issue a new regulation, a cap would require an agency to repeal a regulation (or package of regulations) with equal cost. To ... Read Post


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