Since regulation is fraught with red tape and overregulation, both of which are harmful to job creation and the state's overall economic health, we favor a menu of reforms and good-government policies.
Earlier today, Carolina Journal published an opinion piece by senior political analyst, Mitch Kokai. Kokai’s piece centers on the recently passed H.B. 590 titled, “Amend Administrative Procedure Laws.” Kokai explains: [T]he bill amends an important element of the state’s ongoing campaign of regulatory reform. It’s known formally as “sunset…
The 2013 reform is already trimming one out of every eight state regulations. A simple change to the law, endorsed by the head of the Rules Review Commission and supported by both chambers of the legislature, could potentially do even more.
The Obama administration sought to evade Congress and public scrutiny by issuing "guidelines" for "voluntary compliance." The GAO properly calls them what they are — rules — and puts them subject to oversight by Congress.