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Bogart Donating Member (49 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-10-11 08:25 AM
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9. One of many examples (this fight to save jobs is also bipartisan)
The Chamber applauds yesterdays introduction of H.R. 2681, the Cement Sector Regulatory Relief Act of 2011 by Reps. John Sullivan (R-OK) and Mike Ross (D-AR), along with a bipartisan group of eight House cosponsors...

Altogether, PCA estimates that as many as 4,000 jobs in the cement industry could be lost due to new EPA regulations on their sector. In addition to Cement MACT, the industry is reeling from six other proposed or recently finalized EPA regulations, ranging from fly ash disposal to greenhouse gases to Clean Air Act standards of performance. I urge you to read PCAs economic study to understand just how serious this problem has become. http://www.chamberpost.com/2011/07/help-the-cement-indu... /


Most rational people understand that workers and the environment must be protected. Unfortunately, bureaucrats are only interested in protecting themselves and growing their power. Regulations create jobs for bureaucrats; thus, in their corrupt world view, everything must be regulated, re-regulated, subjugated and vanquished.

Regulating Small Businesses Out of Business
By Blanche Lincoln
former Democratic senator from Arkansas, National Chair, Small Businesses for Sensible Regulations

As officials in Washington continue to pen new regulation, frustration among small business owners across the country has grown. The high tensions have created a rift between regulators and the public, largely leaving commonsense in the lurch...We need to restore sensibility, transparency and balance to the system. Over the past five years, the number of proposed major regulations those costing $100 million or more to the economy have increased by more than 60 percent. Today, there are over 160,000 pages of federal regulations on the books, and more...
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