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Regulatory Reform - May 2017

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FreedomWorks Foundation Offers Trump Administration Suggestions to Reduce ObamaCare Regulatory Burden

On July 12, FreedomWorks Foundation's Regulatory Action Center (RAC) responded to a request for comment from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on how to reduce the regulatory burden of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), better known as ObamaCare.

07/14/2017
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“Unimpressive” – Corporations’ Day of Action Government Regulation of Internet

FreedomWorks Foundation’s program manager, Patrick Hedger, released the following statement on the day of action to support President Barack Obama’s administration’s increased 2015 regulation of the Internet:

07/12/2017
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Amazon’s “Day of Action” for Corporate Welfare, Not a Free Internet

Amazon and other corporate friends will spend Wednesday, July 12th, protesting FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s impending net neutrality repeal through a “Day of Action.” The precise “action” is unknown, but one thing is certain. They’ll be begging for more corporate welfare.

07/11/2017
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FreedomWorks Foundation's Formal Comment on FDA's Proposed Smokeless Tobacco Ban

Today, FreedomWorks Foundation's Regulatory Action Center (RAC) submitted comments to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) opposing the proposed Tobacco Product Standard for N-Nitrosonornicotine (NNN) Level in Finished Smokeless Tobacco Products.

07/10/2017
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Maritime Regulation: An Outdated Iceberg

Rose George, the author of the book Ninety Percent of Everything, spent several weeks traveling a total of 9,288 nautical miles aboard the Maersk Kendal, a British shipping vessel.

06/20/2017
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White House Tech Week Features Deregulation and Investment

The Trump White House will seek to boost technology investment with a series of meetings this week. Dubbed as “Tech Week,” the meetings will include Silicon Valley and venture capital heavyweights and will prioritize discussing deregulations that would help investors develop 5g Internet, drone, and “Internet of things” technologies.

06/19/2017
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Free Markets: A Truth Within Science?

A perfect example of spontaneous order and division of labor can be found in the vast wonder of the universe.

06/16/2017
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Myth: Repealing Title II Will Unleash Broadband Monopolies

Net neutrality activists claim that repealing Title II regulatory expansion will place your internet access in the hands of monopolistic telecom giants. Allegedly, uncompetitive internet service providers (ISPs) will raise rates, provide miserable service, and arbitrarily choose which websites you access. These concerns stem from alleged reports that ISPs face little competition for broadband services, citing that 48% of Americans living in an area with only one broadband provider of FCC standard high speed internet.

06/14/2017
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FreedomWorks Foundation's Formal Comment on Government-Wide Reform

FreedomWorks Foundation responded to an open request from the Trump administration's Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for suggestions on how to reform the federal government to better serve the American people.

06/13/2017
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The Regulation Madness is Coming to an End

The Obama administration was riddled with regulations and red tape that put federal oversight on everything from ponds to bathrooms to cow flatulence. In fact, President Obama reached a record high number of pages in the Federal Register (the federal journal of regulations) during his last full year in office.

06/08/2017

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