Statements about Regulation

"Scientists tell us that we could have a cure in 10 years for Alzheimer's" were it not for "overzealous regulators, excessive taxation and greedy litigators."

"We have no regulation of drones in the United States in their commercial use."

"Rhode Island could tell you who has a camper, but we couldn't figure out who has a gun."

"The average age of first marijuana use is 12."

"Semi-automatic weapons, whether pistol or rifle, were designed for use by the military on the battlefield."

Obamacare includes "a $63 charge every American will begin paying (in 2013) as a way to cover some of the increased costs associated with providing health insurance to those with pre-existing conditions." 

"Switzerland (where the government) issues every household a gun . . . has the lowest gun related crime rate of any civilized country in the world!!!"

"In recent years, menhaden numbers along our coast have plummeted by 90 percent."

Says Delta Air Lines has "once again broken a promise they made to me and to the people of Memphis."

"Regulations have quadrupled. The rate of regulations quadrupled under this president."

Signs letter saying Consumer Product Safety Commission is acting "without consultation or input from the company" to stop the sale of Buckyballs.

Signs letter saying Consumer Product Safety Commission is acting "without consultation or input from the company" to stop the sale of Buckyballs.

U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse "rewarded Wall Street executives with millions in bonuses."

Says "President Obama and his National Labor Relations Board" sued Boeing over its decision to open a plant in South Carolina.

"A Gallup report recently said that nearly 50 percent of small business owners aren't hiring because of what they call ‘regulatory uncertainty.’"

"A small business in my district" needed "31 different permits and fees just to be able to expand."

"Rhode Islanders pay among the highest auto repair bills in the nation."

Federal regulations required the changes to Georgia's driver’s license renewal process.  

"Fireworks have never been safer, and their use continues to increase each year."

President Obama's health care law is "a government takeover of healthcare."  

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