Fact Sheets

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2015
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2012
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2017

The Congressional Review Act: Questions and Answers (Updated) (1/31/17)

 

2016

The Congressional Review Act: Unleashing Big Business to Prey on American Workers, Consumers and Families (12/6/16)

750 Poison Pill Policy Riders Attached to F.Y. 2017 Appropriations (11/4/16)

Anti-Regulatory Bills in the Small Business Jobs Act Package (7/6/16)

Polling Shows Voters Overwhelmingly Support Tougher Regulation of Big Business (6/9/16)

“Executive Overreach” and “Midnight Regulations” – Debunking the Latest Attacks on Public Protections (6/9/16)

The Congressional Review Act: Questions and Answers (4/28/16)

 


 

2015

How the Polluter-Backed National Black Chamber Misleads Minorities (12/29/15)
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Fact Sheet on Regulatory Budgeting (12/9/15)

The Crude-By-Rail Safety Act (3/25/15)

Regulations Are a Great Investment (2/25/15)

The Regulatory Accountability Act (RAA) of 2015: Legislation Would Override and Threaten Decades of Public Protections (1/13/15)

 


 

2014

Hide No Harm Act: Holding Corporate Wrongdoing Accountable (7/16/14)

Hide No Harm Act of 2014: Senate Bill Summary (7/16/14)

Hide No Harm Act of 2014: House Bill Summary (7/16/14)

TAFTA: Bogus Claims About Economic Gains (7/3/14)

TAFTA: Bankers’ Backdoor Plan to Roll Back Wall Street Reform (7/3/14)

TAFTA: Empowering Corporations to Bypass Domestic Courts (7/3/14)

TAFTA: A Backdoor to Genetically Modified Food (7/3/14)

TAFTA: A Backdoor for Food Contamination (7/3/14)

TAFTA: A Backdoor Plan to Roll Back Clean Energy Policies (7/3/14)

Ten Reasons to Oppose Section 12307 in House-Passed Farm Bill, the So-Called “Sound Science” Provision (1/10/14)

 


 

2013

Consumer Product and Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) (8/5/13)

Consumer Product and Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA): Improving Toy Standards (8/5/13)

Consumer Product and Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA): Improved Lead Safeguards (8/5/13)

Consumer Product and Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA): Consumer Product Databases (8/5/13)

Key Recommendations for the Next Regulatory Czar (7/13/13)

The Independent Agency Regulatory Analysis Act (IARAA): Politicizing Independent Agencies and Putting Americans in Harm’s Way (6/20/13)

The Regulatory Accountability Act (RAA) of 2013 (6/5/13)

New Federal Safeguards Issued in 2012 Bring Enormous Benefits to Public, New Report Shows (5/1/13)

 


 

2012

The Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act, H.R. 4078 (7/17/12)

 


 

2011

The Clearing Unnecessary Regulatory Burdens (CURB) Act (S. 602) Would Increase Regulatory Uncertainty and Require the Impossible (12/1/11)

The Regulatory Accountability Act (RAA) of 2011: Legislation Would Override and Threaten Decades of Public Protections (11/22/11)

Multiple Surveys Show Regulations Not Major Concern to Small Business (10/31/11)

The Facts About Regulatory “Reform” (8/1/11)

Small Business Regulatory Reform in the 112th Congress is Unwarranted (6/22/11)

Overstating the Cost of Regulation (6/22/11)

Regulation, Employment and the Economy: Fears of Job Loss Are Overblown (4/12/11)

The Congressional Review Act: A Primer (1/12/11)