You have to say that President Obama has been very industrious in his last year as President. The laws and rules and regulations have been issued in enormous numbers. The costs to businesses and the individual have been off the scale as well. Here is an accounting for 2016. How much of this Donald Trump can alleviate remains to be seen.
As Written By Paul Bedard for the Washington Examiner:
President Obama‘s lame duck administration poured on thousands more new regulations in 2016 at a rate of 18 for every new law passed, according to a Friday analysis of his team’s expansion of federal authority.
While Congress passed just 211 laws, Obama’s team issued an accompanying 3,852 new federal regulations, some costing billions of dollars.
The 2016 total was the highest annual number of regulations under Obama. Former President Bush issued more in the wake of 9/11.
The proof that it was an overwhelming year for rules and regulations is in the Federal Register, which ended the year Friday by printing a record-setting 97,110 pages, according to the analysis from the Competitive Enterprise Institute……
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