WASHINGTON (AP) -- Even as leading Democrats offered assurances to the contrary, government experts repeatedly warned that a new long-term care insurance plan could go belly up, saddling taxpayers with another underfunded benefit program, according to emails disclosed by congressional investigators.
Wall Street Journal Editorial Obama has the power to delay new rules that will shut down 8% of all U.S. power generation.
Editorial: Revise EPA rules for cement plantsLoss of direct and indirect jobs would negatively hit already ailing economy if rules are not revisedAugust 12, 2011 The EPA has forged a set of rules governing emissions from cement manufacturing plants that could dramatically reduce the number of plants in the United States.
The Detroit News August 4, 2011Editorial: New ozone regulations should wait for science EPA is pushing to put tighter mandates in place before completing its own scientific research In a rare, if temporary, victory of pragmatism over ideology, the Environmental Protection Agency decided not to press ahead with the release of new smog standards. At least for now.
The Wall Street Journal The Cost of Lisa Jackson Why the EPA doesn't consider job losses when it creates new rules The White House lookback on "excessive" regulation has concluded and--breaking news--there's more work left to do. So let's commend those in Congress trying to force the Administration to conduct a credible cost-benefit test.
By John Engler President Obama won praise from businesses in January when he promised to bring "reason and balance" to a "21st-century regulatory system." Yet now, fewer than six months later, his administration is preparing to issue the single most expensive environmental regulation in U.S. history, a job-killing rule it is under no obligation to impose on the struggling economy.