Category Archives: Regulation

Save Virginia’s Collateral Source Rule

You’re driving south on Interstate 95 when you are suddenly rear-ended by a drunk driver. Your hospital bills will be high, your new car is totaled and it will be many months before you can return to work.  But when … Continue reading

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Lousy Economic Growth Results from Government Actions

America’s abysmal 0.7% economic growth during the fourth quarter of 2015 meant the annual growth rate was an anemic 2.4% … and average annual growth for the six-year Obama era is only 2.2 percent. This is “dead last compared to … Continue reading

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State Leaders Must Act to Curb Federal Regulators

The expanding power of federal regulators to dictate edicts from Washington would astonish the authors of our Constitution. Regulators who re-interpret laws passed years ago in ways never intended by Congress threaten the checks on executive branch power that have … Continue reading

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Government Regulations Impact Industries

Increasing government regulations tend to have varying degrees of effect on different industries. Even though their impacts on the broader economy may be modest, for certain industries, the impact can be quite severe. Susan Dudley, director of the George Washington … Continue reading

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Should the Uranium Mining Moratorium Be Lifted?

The debate over uranium mining in Virginia is reaching a crescendo as the Virginia General Assembly meets for its 2012 Session and those in favor and those opposed are ready to battle over this important public policy and economic development … Continue reading

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