Written by Brad Walker, MCE Rivers Director
How regulations save money, create jobs and protect the public
You have all probably noticed this phenomenon; Americans (or at least a portion of us) are always going to war. I am not speaking of those actual wars we have had over the last couple of decades but the other ones like the “war on drugs”, “war on poverty”, “war on Christmas”, “war on coal”, etc. The only thing we seem not to have a war on is, well, war.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for its eternal war on regulations. This appears to occur more often when there is a Democratic president. The intent is to counter the alleged tendency of lame duck presidents to establish a legacy of concern for people and the environment through new regulations that would protect and preserve them.
According to a December 5, 2013 article from the Insurance Journal there’s a “Flood of Regulations Coming from Obama Administration” and the Chamber is going to save us from this flood. Since I think a lot about floods I thought I should look into this one.… Read the rest