Regulations

Excessive and unnecessary regulations prevent people from starting businesses or getting good jobs, or finding the opportunities they desperately need. Unfortunately for hardworking Americans trying to succeed, the number of government regulations has skyrocketed in recent years.

This ever-growing regulatory burden has a disproportionate negative impact on small businesses, which have been a leading driver of recent job creation. In fact, more businesses are now dying than starting for the first time in a generation.

From the Affordable Care Act to Dodd-Frank, newly enacted regulations are estimated to reduce the number of people in the workforce by millions over the next decade. Less employment means less opportunity and fewer chances for the least fortunate to succeed. That’s unacceptable.

It’s time to reel back regulations that force employers to spend time and money complying with unnecessary red tape instead of hiring workers and creating value for consumers. This requires restricting the power of unaccountable bureaucrats in Washington and stopping them from squeezing out entrepreneurs, small businesses and local institutions with onerous regulations.

Only by breaking down these barriers can we ensure a growing economy, increasing prosperity and well-being for everyone.


Jan 13, 2016

Statement on Congressional Disapproval of EPA Waters of the U.S. Regulations

Arlington, VA — The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan resolution providing for congressional disapproval of President Obama’s attempt to implement harmful EPA regulations that would drastically increase the agency…

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Jan 06, 2016

Freedom Partners Urges Congress to Support the SCRUB Act

Arlington, VA — The U.S. House of Representatives will meet today to consider H.R. 1155, the SCRUB Act of 2015. The act calls for an economic impact audit of current federal…

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Dec 21, 2015

Statement on Presidential Veto of Congressional Resolutions of Disapproval

Arlington, VA – President Obama this weekend vetoed resolutions providing for congressional disapproval of harmful EPA regulations that will drastically increase the price of energy for millions of hardworking Americans. Freedom Partners Senior…

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Dec 17, 2015

Clinton’s Obamacare Admission Puts Her at Odds With Her Own Health Care Plan

Arlington, VA — Yesterday, Hillary Clinton admitted that the Affordable Care Act is causing companies to go part-time, saying that the law has “built in some unfortunate incentives that discourage full-time…

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Dec 11, 2015

Statement on U.S. Commitments at Paris Negotiations

Arlington, VA — With climate talks in Paris stalled over major issues, including how to verify that any countries will actually follow-through on an international agreement, Secretary of State John Kerry has…

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Dec 11, 2015

Fishermen Fight Mandate Forcing Them to Pay for At-Sea-Fishing Monitors

A coercive government mandate that would force fishermen to pay for their own at-sea-fishing monitors is threatening to sink the fishing industry. A group of East Coast fishermen are teaming…

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Dec 08, 2015

Hillary Clinton Once Again Trying to Solve Problems That She Caused

Arlington, VA — Hillary Clinton is in New Hampshire today, where she will propose yet another tax credit . . . this time intended to aid the manufacturing industry. Clinton pledged this morning to help “revitalize…

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Dec 04, 2015

Congress Should Stop President Obama’s Slush Fund for Foreign Countries

President Obama is pledging support for a climate change treaty under discussion in Paris that would establish sweeping new commitments on emissions and energy production – and promise $3 billion in hard-earned…

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Dec 01, 2015

Freedom Partners Statement on Congressional Disapproval of EPA Regulations

Arlington, VA – The U.S. House of Representatives today agreed to a Senate resolution providing for congressional disapproval of President Obama’s attempt to implement harmful EPA regulations that will drastically increase…

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Nov 17, 2015

NLRB Franchise Ruling Threatens Employers, Large and Small

Earlier this year, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) handed down a 3-2 ruling that could spell disaster for the franchise industry, and any other businesses that rely on contract work…

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