What is Sue and Settle?
What is New in Sue and Settle?
The Chamber recognizes the need for smart regulations to ensure workplace safety and protect public health. But with a $2 trillion price tag in compliance costs, an increasing number of huge and complex rules, and a permitting process that makes it virtually impossible to build anything, it's clear the regulatory system isn't working the way it should. Americans deserve a working regulatory system that is fair for everyone, takes into account the views of communities and businesses, evaluates the impact rules will have on jobs and small businesses, and protects our economic and personal freedoms.
The Chamber is building support for commonsense regulatory reform based on four bipartisan principles.
With these four simple principles in mind, the Chamber is advancing three bipartisan bills to reform and modernize the regulatory system:
Reforming our government's regulatory system and permitting process are issues that should unite Americans and their competing interests, not divide them.
Our ideas on #RegReform are hardly unique--read what other publishers are saying about this issue:
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"There is a fundamental problem with regulators." - Elon Musk
"Regulatory accumulation is crushing small businesses, hurting job growth and our nation's competitiveness," one small business advocate says.
VIA ELECTRONIC FILING AND ELECTRONIC MAIL
TO: Dr. Holly Stallworth
Science Advisory Board Staff Office
Environmental Protection Agency
RE: FRL-9924-34-OA; Notification of a Teleconference and a Face-to-Face Meeting of the
Science Advisory Board Economy-Wide Modeling Panel, Federal Register Vol. 80, No. 49
(Friday, March 13, 2015).
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, along with the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), Portland Cement Association, State Chamber of Oklahoma and Tulsa Regional Chamber, filed a lawsuit late Friday against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeking to overturn a regulation often referred to as the "Waters of the U.S." (WOTUS) rule, which would dramatically expand the areas regulated under the Clean Water Act.
While the regulation is intended to fight obesity, it's questionable whether mandated calorie labels are effective.
This letter supporting S. 732, a bill to "Reaffirm Secretary of the Interior's Authority to Take Land into Trust for Indian Tribes," was sent to all Members of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
Everybody dreams of a comfortable retirement nest egg and security down the road, but a sweeping change by the Department of Labor (DOL) could have a direct impact on your piggy bank.
TO: U.S. House Commitee on Science, Space, and Technology
RE: EPA Regulatory Overreach: Impacts on American Competitiveness
DATE: Thursday, June 4, 2015, 9:00 AM
TO: U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary (full committtee)
RE: Examining the Federal Regulatory System to Improve Accountability, Transparency and Integrity
DATE: Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 10:00 AM