Red Tape Rising: Obama’s Torrent of New Regulation (WSJ Opinion Journal)

Putting numbers to the “hidden tax.”

Many, many more regulations are in the pipeline. According to one estimate, financial regulation legislation recently adopted by Congress, known as the Dodd–Frank bill, will require 243 new formal rule-makings by 11 different federal agencies.[19] So wide-ranging are regulators’ new powers, in fact, that the Department of Health and Human Services has failed to meet one-third of the deadlines mandated by the new federal health care law, according to a report by the Congressional Research Service.

Read the entire article HERE.
(by JAMES GATTUSO , DIANE KATZ AND STEPHEN KEEN, from the Heritage Foundation)

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Posted on October 31, 2010, in Over-regulation. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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