Here are some other findings from the report.
- Dodd-Frank, Obamacare, and EPA’s global warming agenda are responsible for the majority of the major regulations.
- The agencies that report these details are likely understating the number of regulations.
- More regulations to come as more of Obamacare is ushered in.
For the full Mid-Year 2011 Report “Red Tape Rising”, head on over to heritage.org.
“From the beginning of the Obama Administration to the end of March 2011, a staggering 75 new major regulations, with costs exceeding $38 billion, have been adopted. “
James L. Gattuso is Senior Research Fellow in Regulatory Policy in the Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies, and Diane Katz is Research Fellow in Regulatory Policy in the Thomas A. Roe Institute, at The Heritage Foundation.