Feb 01, 2017
Congress Should Work Through As Many CRA Votes As Possible
Post by Freedom Partners
Arlington, VA – The House of Representatives today is considering two measures under the Congressional Review Act in an effort to begin addressing the Obama regulatory state. After more than 600 major rules at costs exceeding $700 billion since 2009, Congress can avoid a Senate filibuster to repeal harmful regulations finalized during the last 60 legislative days and potentially even further back.
The regulations under consideration today, the job-killing stream protection rule, as well as Dodd-Frank mandates raising concerns over free speech and First Amendment violations, are among several harmful regulations Congress will consider under the CRA.
Freedom Partners Vice President of Policy Andy Koenig issued the following statement:
Other regulations Congress should consider under the CRA include the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) federal lands Methane Rule, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) obligations, and EPA greenhouse gas emissions standards for medium and heavy-duty engines and vehicles. Read more here.