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Eye On Candidates
September 22, 2015

Bush Calls for Reform of Regulatory Process

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is proposing significant reforms to the regulatory process, according to the Washington Post:

Jeb Bush wants new rules for federal rule-making

Jeb Bush has a plan to revamp the federal government, cut taxes, protect the country and revamp the nation's veterans health-care system. Now he's going after federal rule-making.

The wonky former Florida governor has been making speeches or publishing policy papers on a variety of subjects roughly every 10 days since August. In each case, the plan includes some of his own ideas — many of them implemented during his governorship — combined with ideas drawn from legislation introduced by Republican lawmakers in recent years.

On Tuesday, Bush did it again, this time unveiling a new regulatory reform plan during a meeting with farmers in Gladbrook, Iowa. His plan seizes on a basic Republican rallying cry: that the Obama administration has stifled job growth and further expanded the size, scope and power of government through federal regulations.

Read the full article at the Washington Post: Bush Calls for Reform of Regulatory Process