Federal Government to ATV Owners: One at a Time

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The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is looking into how to ban passengers from riding four wheelers in the name of public safety.

The agency issued a “request for information” on Monday to learn the feasibility of prohibiting more than one person from riding an all-terrain vehicle (ATV). The notice will be published in the Federal Register on Tuesday.

Obama’s Regulatory Burden

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It was revealed in a quietly released 2013 draft of the costs and benefits of federal regulations that regulations created in 2012 generated between $14.8 billion and $19.5 billion in annual costs.

U.S. Faces Regulatory Cliff

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The U.S. faces a regulatory as well as a fiscal cliff in 2013 thanks to a slew of environmental regulations that could drive up the cost of electricity and put manufacturers out of business, according to a report authored by Sen. Jim Inhofe (R., Okla.), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Obamacare: $27.6 Billion in New Regulations

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A new report released by the American Action Forum shows Obamacare has imposed $27.6 billion in new regulations. Most of the burden of these new regulations will fall on private entities: “at least $20.4 billion in lifetime costs on private entities and $7.2 billion in increased burdens on state budgets,” according to the report.