Regulatory successes and deregulatory failures powerfully affect the lives of American workers and families as well as businesses and communities throughout the nation. This database contains four types of stories.
Agency Failures: Stories of agencies, commissions and departments that failed to do their jobs.
Disaster Stories: Stories of major disasters that have resulted from deregulation, no regulation, weak regulation and lax enforcement.
Harmed Americans: Stories involving deregulation, no regulation, weak regulation and lax enforcement and the people who were harmed by it.
Success Stories: Stories of agencies, commissions and departments that are succeeding and demonstrating leadership in protecting the public — and regulations that are working.
Read the latest entries or search by story type, issue, location, agency, policy, date range or keyword. To contribute an entry to the story bank, please email David Rosen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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On Oct. 4, 2002, I lost my only child, 15-year-old daughter Jamie, in a rollover SUV crash in Dundee, Florida. Jamie, an energetic and outgoing high school sophomore, was riding in the front passenger seat of a 1995 Chevy Blazer when the 16-year-old driver looked over her right shoulder to… Continue Reading
Ten years ago, a motorcoach carrying my son David and the rest of his Bluffton University baseball team plunged off an interstate overpass onto a highway 20 feet below just outside Atlanta. The team was heading to Florida for a game. Seven were killed, including David. He was just 20…. Continue Reading
Dear Senators, I am a life-long Republican in the mold of Vice President Mike Pence; I am a Christian first, I am a conservative second, and finally a Republican. I am strongly prolife and I am very pleased that President Trump is also committed to the lives of unborn babies…. Continue Reading
On Oct. 19, 2002, my wife Leslie and I soon learned the hardest lesson we will ever learn. It was 9:30 p.m., and Leslie and I had returned from dinner with friends. My two-year-old son Cameron had been put to bed, but when we returned, Cameron heard our voices and… Continue Reading
U.S. veteran Paul A. Schwarz, Jr. died from eating a piece of cantaloupe in a fruit cup—all because of a lack of food-safety protections. The Regulatory Accountability Act would block protections that might have saved his life. Read more at Natural Resources Defense Council.
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