Hynes Communication - Shot/Chaser: White House Reveals Regulatory Purposal


Washington Post

The Obama administration announced 30 plans Thursday to scale back or eliminate hundreds of federal regulations and save American companies billions of dollars in unnecessary costs...


The White House will outline Thursday the plans federal agencies submitted to streamline or eliminate an array of federal rules following a review ordered by President Barack Obama in response to business complaints that regulatory burdens were discouraging hiring...
The Hill

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) may be on the brink of making a major change in national labor policy without resorting to the basic strictures of the Administrative Procedures Act (APA), which requires federal agencies to adhere to certain standards when issuing new regulations, including conducting cost benefit assessments and providing the public notice and a full and fair opportunity to comment.... 


The Washington Examiner
Why has private-sector unionization fallen from 35 percent of the work force during World War II to less than 7 percent today? The main reason is that unions raise a firm's labor costs, leaving fewer resources for things like job creation, capital improvements, and research and development.