One federal study says federal regulations cost $1.75 trillion. Another says it’s $62 billion. The difference is almost a factor of 30. Vice President for Policy Wayne Crews compares the two, and talks about the hazards of calculating regulatory costs and benefits.
Cass Sunstein, President Obama’s regulatory czar, announced today that the administration intends to repeal regulations from 30 different agencies. CEI Vice President for Strategy Iain Murray thinks this is a good step, though a small one.
Richard Morrison, William Yeatman and Ryan Young bring you episode 64. We take on health care, energy technology and the warming that wasn’t there. We continue with the British expense scandal and new rules and regulations.