Bayh, Card, Josten, and Johnson to Talk about Regulatory Reform
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Testifying before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee yesterday, John Bryson, President Barack Obama’s nominee for Commerce secretary, spoke of the need to improve the regulatory environment:
I‘m committed to helping simplify regulations that are difficult to understand, eliminate regulations that are ineffective and speed up regulatory decisions so American businesses can have the certainty they need.
That's great to hear, and the Chamber supports this.
Today, former U.S. Senator Evan Bayh and White House Chief of Staff Andy Card will preview their bipartisan Regulatory Road Show to educate Americans on the need to restore checks and balances to the regulatory process. Joining them will be the Chamber’s Bruce Josten, executive vice president for Government Affairs, and Randy Johnson, senior vice president of Labor, Immigration, and Employee Benefits. The two will discuss the current regulatory environment in Washington, its impact on the business community, and what the U.S. Chamber is doing to reform the process to make it more effective and accountable to the American people.
Recently, Card spoke to small business owners offering an example of Washington regulations negatively impacting local businesses: