This fall, EPA held 11 “listening sessions” on greenhouse gas regulations expected to be released next year, but none of them took place in the states that rely the most on coal for electricity.
In a recent speech calling for regulatory reform, U.S. Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue said, “Projects are being sidelined, jobs are being lost, growth is being squandered, and freedoms seriously undermined by an out-of-control regulatory bureaucracy." Click through the slideshow to see what he's referring to.
This holiday season, FreeEnterprise.com is wrapping up the year in red tape. The federal government—Anti Claus—imposes $1.8 trillion in regulatory costs each year, making businesses yearn for a lump of coal instead.
If you went out to lunch today, you might have noticed “grassroots” protesters trying to put lumps of coal in employers’ stockings. USA Today reports on these stunts engineered by the SEIU:
In Washington, D.C., dozens of people carried signs and marched while singing "Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way, it's no fun, to survive, on low low low low pay."
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