Right To Know

Right To Know

Cry Wolf Quotes

To expect well over half a million small businesses to adhere to these extensive requirements would be regulatory overkill.

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Frank S. Swain, Chief Counsel for Advocacy, of the Reagan’s Small Business Administration.

We think the message here is that legislation that is punitive toward business and heedless of the impact on the economy of this City adds to the flight of business investment. The results of this are greater economic stagnation, fewer jobs, and deterioration in the public health and welfare.

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President of the W.N. Stevenson Company and representative of the Northeastern Chemical Distributors Council.

Then without regard for exposure concentration in the air, City Council is being asked to make it against the law to ‘receive, store, use manufacture or transport’ any substance on that list without first burdening the citizen and the City Administration with more red tape.

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Richard Kiefer Jr., corporate safety director of the McCloskey Varnish Company.

We think this bill is definitely going to cost jobs in New Jersey. Why come into New Jersey and why expand when you have that much additional cost?

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James Moford, director of government relations for the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce.

Evidence

Backgrounders & Briefs

Dying To Know: A Historical Analysis of the Right-To-Know Movement

This survey provides a sweeping analysis of the right-to-know movement in America.