Statements about Regulation

New Virginia regulations on abortion clinics "provide the same sanitary environment we expect of dental offices."

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

"As Virginia’s governor, Allen cut spending and waste with bipartisan support."

Appalachian Power Company is making "record profits."

"The Federal Register - which houses all Washington regulations - is 34,000 pages in length and weighs in at more than 340 pounds."

"[Appalachian Power] wants another 10 percent rate increase. The compensation package for CEO Mike Morris rose 22 percent to $8.7 million in 2010."

A cap-and-trade bill would "destroy over 50,000 jobs in Virginia."

A telephone company will no longer have to provide landline service to customers if there is an alternative provider, including wireless.

A telecom bill could keep the State Corporation Commission from getting rate-of-return information from electric utilities.

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