regulation

Better Late Than Never: Obamacare Gets a C.E.O.
He worked wonders in Connecticut. But D.C. is a different beast.
August 26, 2014

It would have been nice to have somebody in charge before last year's debacle, but better late than never.

Obama's New Rules for Coal Plants Are a B.F.D. The Ensuing Political Fight May Be Even Bigger.
May 25, 2014

June 2 will be a big day for Obama—and an even bigger day for the planet

Does a "Shampooer" Really Need 70 Days of Training?
Eric Cantor wants to reform occupational licensing regulations. Democrats should join him.
May 22, 2014

Eric Cantor wants to reform occupational licensing regulations. Democrats should join him.

Republicans Are Right About Deregulation, But They're Choosing the Wrong Targets
May 19, 2014

If the GOP was really committed to sparking growth through deregulation, you would hear a lot more about housing policy and a lot less about the Affordable Care Act.

Tesla Is Proof That Regulation Can Stifle Growth
March 21, 2014

A rule clarification is effectively forcing Tesla to stop selling cars in New Jersey.

The Laughable Logic Behind Marco Rubio's Plan to Limit Government Regulation
March 11, 2014

Marco Rubio's new regulatory proposal is an attempt to rig the system.

Why So Many West Virginians Relied on Water from the Elk River: Industry Already Polluted the Others
January 13, 2014

Sixteen percent of West Virginia's population was stranded by the chemical spill. But just a decade ago, the number would have been far smaller.

A Buddy of Big Banks May Wind Up Watchdogging Wall Street
December 13, 2013

A possible appointment that progressives see as a sop to big banks

The Volcker Rule: How It Will Work, and Why It May Still Fail
December 10, 2013

“As a starting point, we think the Proposed Rule is simply too tepid.” That was how Senators Jeff Merkley and Carl Levin opened their February 2012 comment letter to federal banking regulators about the “Volcker rule,” designed to prevent large banks

Karl Rove Is Half-Right About Republicans and Health Care
August 22, 2013

Karl Rove is feeling a little defensive today. President Obama recently suggested that Republicans have no serious ideas for health care reform.

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