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Employers Criticize Obama Over Claims Of Less Regulation

July 13, 2011 by  

Some say Obama has not followed through on his promise to reduce regulation.Big and small employers around the country are reportedly not convinced that President Barack Obama is following through on his claim that he would reduce costly regulations.

Dan Bosch, the manager of regulatory policy at the National Federation of Independent Business, told The Washington Times that regulations have only gotten harder to follow since Obama took office.

“The final rules that are coming out in the last two years are worse,” he said.

In addition, the United States Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a nationwide tour aimed at “commonsense” regulatory reform featuring former Bush White House Chief of Staff Andrew H. Card Jr. and former Senator Evan Bayh (D-Ind.).

Bill Kovacs, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s vice president for environment, technology and regulatory affairs, said in a blog post that claims of fewer regulations in the Obama Administration are “disingenuous.” Kovacs pointed out that during the last two years of President George W. Bush’s term, 178 major rules were reported to Congress, compared to 195 during Obama’s first two years in the White House.

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