Statements about Regulation

The Chamber of Commerce says new carbon regulations will kill "244,000 jobs a year" and cost average families "$1,200 a year."  

New carbon regulations will increase electric bills by "$17 billion every year" and "potentially put an average of 224,000 more people out of work every year."

The incandescent light bulb "has no effect whatever on the planet."     

"In states where beer is unregulated, the per capita production is significantly higher."

"Higher beer production and higher consumption go hand-in-hand."

"By a two-to-one margin, Rhode Islanders want to ban assault weapons and we have a very small percentage of gun owners in this state, less than 13 percent."

"EPA officials have commended (Koch Industries) for our ‘commitment to a cleaner environment’ and called us ‘a model for other companies.’ "

"Recently, Florida has successfully reduced the environmental permitting time down to just two days."

Deer baiting, planned for Block Island by DEM, is illegal in Rhode Island.

"61 percent of non-tea party Republicans actually agree...there is 'solid evidence the earth is warming,' ...[but] 70 percent of tea partiers, contrarily, say there is 'no solid evidence' the earth is warming."

"By using a little-known loophole ... Obama minions are allowing Nestle Company to export precious fresh water out of Lake Michigan."

In a poll, "53 percent of young Republican voters . . . under age 35 said that they would describe a climate [change] denier as 'ignorant,' 'out of touch' or 'crazy.'"

"We have created new jobs here in Cranston -- more than 1,000."

"When you add a dollar value to mandates," government took almost 50 percent "of the American people’s money."

Says federal regulations adopted in 2011 increased the cost of each vehicle for his business by $10,000.

Rhode Island's graduated driving license "has saved hundreds of lives."

Says Florida "rubber-stamped phony horse racing."

Says  "With nearly 75 percent of Americans supportive of the construction of the pipeline, Schrader needs to explain to Oregon families why he voted against this needed project."  

The Obama administration has put out "more of these major rules than the Clinton administration or the Bush administration during comparable times."

In just six years, Georgia has dropped from first in the nation from a business-friendly legal climate to 24th.

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