Small Businesses for Sensible Regulations launched their latest regulatory reform effort called “Stop the Tidal Wave.” This effort focuses on a potential tidal wave of costly federal regulations over the next four years that would impact U.S. businesses and consumers. There are currently 4,128 federal regulations in the pipeline which, if implemented, will impose costs of more than $515 billion on the U.S. economy.
Notable media hits include:
Speaker of the House John Boehner’s blog
7/24/12, “Republicans Stand with Small Business Job Creators in Fight to Stop Excessive Regulations,” by Katie Boyd
The majority of American small business owners say excessive red tape coming out of Washington is making it harder for them to grow their businesses and create jobs. House Republicans are listening, and taking action this week on the Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act (H.R. 4078) – part of the Plan for America’s Job Creators – which will put the brakes on the Obama administration’s excessive regulations that are weighing on the already-weak economy.
Nevada News Bureau
7/26/12, “Nevada Small Business Owners Advocate For Fewer, More Sensible Federal Regulations,” by Sean Whaley
A pair of Nevada small business owners today said the federal government needs to ease off on its excessive regulatory efforts under the Obama administration if it wants to encourage job growth here and around the country.
7/26/12, “Fredericksburg Businessman Joins NFIB’s Fight Against Federal Regulations,” by Dan Telvock
The National Federation of Independent Business called on local Fredericksburg business owner Joe Wilson to join Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling on an effort to bring attention to what they said is a tidal wave of federal regulations that are adversely impacting small businesses.
7/26/12, “VA: Bolling, NFIB rip Obama’s $515 billion regulatory tab,” by Kenric Ward
Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling on Thursday blasted pending regulations by the Obama administration that are “out of control and crushing our businesses.” The state’s chief job-creation official, speaking on a conference call hosted by the National Federation of Independent Business, cited estimates that 4,218 proposed federal regulations will cost the U.S. economy $515 billion.
7/26/12, “Hancock & Kelley: Protecting Small Businesses, Sale Of Pseudoephedrine, Lt. Governor Peter Kinder
Brad Jones, State Director of the National Federation of Independent Business, and Jim Henderson, President of Dynamic Sales Company, Inc., join the show to talk about Small Businesses for Sensible Regulations.
Notable tweets include:
Senator George Allen tweeted
“It’s time to listen to small business owners here in Virginia and eliminate stifling regulations to reinvigorate our economy.”
Lieutenant Governor of Virginia Bill Bolling tweeted
“VA: Bolling, NFIB rip Obama’s $515 billion regulatory tab http://watchdog.org/45193/va-bolling-nfib-rip-obamas-515-billion-regulatory-tab/“