The cost of U.S. regulations is now larger than Germany’s economy, amounting to a $4 trillion loss to the American economy, according to a new study by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.
The Department of Labor has proposed a rule that would restrict what advice a financial expert could give to employees, a move that would drive up costs and limit the types of retirement plans offered to those who work at small businesses, according to critics.
Senators on both sides of the aisle touted the benefits of reforming occupational licensing requirements at a Senate Judiciary hearing on Tuesday, saying the requirements kill jobs, increase income inequality, and reduce choice and innovation for consumers.
The Federal Aviation Administration’s regulation of commercial drones will likely prevent the United States from taking a bigger slice of what could be a $14 billion drone industry, according to a new report.
A Democrat written and sponsored bill that further regulates the tattoo industry in New York won the support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D.) but may now collapse as a petition pointing out the bill’s absurdity has garnered more than 41,000 signatures.
The White House, statehouses, and nonprofits backed by the billionaire Democrat Tom Steyer worked behind the scenes to create a state-level advocacy network to support controversial new Environmental Protection Agency regulations, newly released emails reveal.
The Texas Supreme Court struck down as unconstitutional a costly licensing scheme for eyebrow threaders in a 6-3 ruling on Friday.
Artificial trans-fats are the latest target of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which plans to propose new nutrition bans as soon as Monday.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a regulation for Christmas lights on Monday, deeming some holiday decorations a “substantial product hazard.”