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Trump's 2-1 Order Seen Driving 'Haphazard Regulation,' Experts Charge

May 24, 2017
Almost 100 economists and lawyers are criticizing President Donald Trump's executive order that requires EPA and other agencies to repeal two rules for every new measure promulgated, charging it retreats from the long-standing principle of maximizing rules' “net benefits” and opens the door to “haphazard regulation” that could harm the public. “By tying new regulations to the elimination of existing regulations, Executive Order 13777 opens the door to arbitrary and haphazard regulation that could harm the public,” the officials, including...


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