Too much bureaucracy

Too much bureaucracy

Cry Wolf Quotes

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.

If the CEO of a $50-billion corporation operating in 112 countries is required to sign a document saying he guarantees under penalty of law that all these numbers are correct, there's not a CEO in America that will sign it.

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Thomas Donohue, President of the Chamber of Commerce
07/28/2002 | Full Details | Law(s): Sarbanes-Oxley Act

This is an unprecedented threat to American traditions, and is aimed at forcing civil rights compliance in the South by authorizing the cutting off of funds in all financial assistance programs. Procedures in the title are devoid of due process of law. It states too broad a policy without defining ‘discrimination.’ Moreover, it authorizes an alternative court enforcement to bureaucrats who pronounce regulations approved by the President, whereas these matters should be promulgated, if at all, by act of Congress.

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John Sparkman (D-AL)
06/18/1964 | Full Details | Law(s): Civil Rights Act of 1964

Harassment and [a] nightmarish mountain of paperwork…would be caused by enactment of the bill in City Council.

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