5 Things To Know About The Proposed EPA Regulations

June 4, 2014

Earlier this week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a regulation plan that would cut carbon emissions from power plants in the U.S. According to the press release, the proposal is the first to cut “carbon pollution from existing power plants, the single largest source of carbon pollution in the United States.”

Federal Regulatory Costs Amount To More Than Federal Income Taxes | Regulation Watch

May 23, 2014

Earlier this month, as we mentioned in a previous Regulation Watch, the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) released a study titled the 2014 Ten Thousand Commandments: An Annual Snapshot of the Federal Regulatory State. In addition to what we’ve already noted, the study found for 2013 the cost of regulations exceed half of all government spending as well as surpassed all federal income taxes.

Insurance Companies Set To Receive Secret Bailout | Spending Daily

May 22, 2014

Late last week, the Obama administration released hundreds of pages of new regulations as part of an effort to keep health insurance premium prices down. These new provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) free up billions of additional taxpayer dollars for insurance companies in order to make up for losses under the law.