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Commentary

Living Wage has brought good competition to Los Angeles International Airport

L.A.'s Living Wage Ordinance Isn't a Job Killer

September 21, 2011

The Great Regulation Charade

September 20, 2011

Cry Wolf Quotes

The problem with our economy is that there is too little employment and too little growth. This plan will do nothing to improve that condition and will actually make it worse.

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Rep. Christopher Cox (R-CA), Congressional Record.

The technology to meet these standards simply does not exist today…[and we predict] major supply disruptions.

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Mobil, House Committee on Energy and Commerce. October, 1990.
10/01/1990 | Full Details | Law(s): Clean Air Act of 1990

I feel that the sponsors and endorsers of Bill 270 have been "taken in" by the spurious and irresponsible claims of its drafters. I very much fear that those drafters are motivated by a "zero-risk" philosophy which is impossible to achieve….Not only is it unnecessary, but attempting to achieve "zero-risk" can destroy business and commerce.

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Thacher Longstreth, president of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and former Republican city councilman

GM urges that the passive restraint requirement be eliminated…There is an immediate need to avoid the sharp economic impediment that these requirements…would place on the domestic car market’s recovery.

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Letter sent to the Office of Management and Budget by General Motors.