Statements about Government regulation
Says Joe Garcia "voted to raise our utility rates."
Rhode Island has "the most burdensome level of health-insurance mandates in the nation."
Says U.S. Senate rival Eric Hovde "refused to pay his property taxes until he was taken to court."
"This ban will only apply to Oregon commercial fishermen. Washington commercial fishermen would still be allowed to use gillnets on the Columbia River."
Says that President Obama said that "Small Businesses Succeed Because of Government."
Says he "never supported" federal health care individual mandate.
Says Dow Chemical decided to build a plant in Saudi Arabia rather than Oklahoma due to the impact of environmental regulations on the supply of natural gas.
"No one in Rhode Island -- not just children, no one in Rhode Island -- should eat more than one serving of freshwater fish caught in our state each month."
Says "Barack Obama and his team" are "socialists in every respect of the word."
"Three of our cities are among the top five worst cities in the U.S. for asthma."
Decriminalizing marijuana "will save the state anywhere from $4 (million) to $11 million dollars."
Says the mayor’s job "is to make sure that if somebody is trying to build a set of water treatment plants to cure us from cryptosporidium we don’t have, we don't say yes even if CH2M Hill wants us to."
Says we could have saved ourselves the cost of building the Powell Butte water reservoir.
Says "I don’t agree with Mr. Hales that we should give a sweeping break to the developers to allow them to build that infill housing without paying for those very basics."
"Large phone companies and their trade association have hired 35 registered lobbyists to influence and pass SB 271 (deregulation legislation)."
An effort to repeal voting-reform legislation would be "the first time in Ohio history where a bill has been passed to stop a referendum."
Sherrod Brown opposed blocking a new EPA emissions rule, "despite acknowledging that the EPA's cap-and-trade regulations are ‘burdensome’ and could harm economic growth in Ohio."
"We supported the first new nuclear power plant in three decades."
"We are poised to get rid of over 1,000 more regulations in 2012."
The polls "show over half of Americans identify themselves as being pro-life."
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