Too much bureaucracy

Too much bureaucracy

Cry Wolf Quotes

We cannot go on adding regulations on the backs of industries in this state.

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Borden R. Putnam, Economic Development Commissioner for Governor Tom Kean’s (R) administration.

[The proposed OSHA standard would force employers to follow] overly simplistic procedures...which differ markedly from well-established hazard warning practices….[creating] in favor of potentially confusing over-labeling [and] “excessively detailed hazard evaluation procedures.

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Robert A. Roland, president of the Chemical Manufacturers Association.

I do not believe in legislation so radical that it means an attack on the valuation of real estate or driving out of our state manufacturing concerns or other large business enterprises.

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Governor Martin Glynn (D) sides with the business interests, signaling the Factory Investigating Commission’s declining power.
07/01/1914 | Full Details | Law(s): Triangle Factory Laws

We have 1,000 products. If every state has different reporting requirements, we’d have to produce 50,000 different [Material Safety Data Sheets].

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Garth Fort, lobbyist for the Monsanto Company.
08/30/1983 | Full Details | Law(s): Right To Know