July 20, 2024

Biden admin takes aim at hunters in latest regulation: ‘Preventing Americans from hunting’

The Biden administration announced Thursday that it is moving ahead with prohibitions on the type of equipment hunters are allowed to use on federal refuges, a move strongly opposed by sportsmen groups. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) released its 2023-2024 hunting and fishing rule — an annual plan laying out regulations for the […]

AI expert in Congress warns against rush to regulation: ‘We’re not there yet’

The only member of Congress with an advanced degree in artificial intelligence says lawmakers should move slowly to impose new regulations on AI, in part because policymakers and even experts in the field have yet to lay out clear regulatory objectives. Rep. Jay Obernolte, R-Calif., says this deliberate approach is a good thing, despite pressure […]

Warren: Congress Needs to Roll Back Trump’s ‘Bank Regulation Reliefs’

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) Monday on MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” claimed it was former President Donald Trump’s “bank regulation reliefs” that needed to be rolled back to protect against more banks collapsing like Silicon Valley Bank last week. Warren said, “The way to understand this crisis is that it has three players. The first is

Legal Experts Propose Common Carrier Regulation as Solution for Big Tech Censorship

First Amendment experts proposed using common carrier regulations to prevent “behemoth” big tech platforms from discriminating against users’ free speech, contending that these platforms exercise more control over public discourse than most people in history. The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy hosted a panel of “nationally renowned First Amendment experts” in June, including Eugene Volokh,…

Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era Offshore Drilling Regulation.

The Trump administration rolled back another Obama-era regulation, rescinding a rule pertaining to the offshore drilling industry. The Department of the Interior on Thursday announced changes to the 2016 oil and gas production safety systems rule, offshore drilling regulations that were put in place during the Obama administration. Among the reforms: independent verification of safety equipment and procedures […]

Cutting Red Tape: Trump Has Lowest Regulation Page Count in A Quarter Century.

President Trump has the lowest page count in the Federal Register of government rules and regulations in a quarter century, the Competitive Enterprise Institute noted Friday. Calendar year 2017 concluded with 61,950 pages in the Federal Register Friday, down 35 percent from President Obama’s all-time 95,894 page record high just last year. CEI’s Clyde Wayne […]

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