Regulations should also be expedient and unambiguous, seeking to minimize the uncertainty facing industries and small businesses. This is how the government can facilitate, and no longer debilitate, economic growth.
We must encourage innovation and bringing new products or processes to the market. Outdated regulations should be cleared off the books ó especially those created by unelected bureaucrats. Letís go back to the basics of regulatory overhaul and restore a common-sense approach to regulations that encourages innovation and allows small businesses to thrive.
Reps. Doug Collins, R-Ga., and Ted Yoho, R-Fla., are co-chairmen of the Freshman Regulatory Reform Working Group.
James Jones, communications director for DC Vote, tapes a "DC Constituents Service Day" sign on the wall as he stands with other DC residents outside of Rep. Andy Harris's office on Capitol Hill to protest Harris' actions against D.C.'s marijuana laws on Thursday, July 24, 2014. DC Vote encouraged DC residents to bring their complaints about city services to the Maryland congressman.