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  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    Donald Trump promises to impose, soon after his inauguration, a new requirement on federal agencies: If they want to issue a new regulation, they have to rescind two regulations that are now on the books. The idea of 'one in, two out' has rhetorical appeal, but it's going to be extremely hard to pull off.
  • Bethany McLean
    Bethany McLean
    American journalist 1970-
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    I'm not a big believer in the power of more regulation to fix things. I think it can almost be more dangerous because it provides the illusion that things have been fixed without the substance.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    If there's a regulation that's saving 10,000 lives and costing one job, it's worth it.
  • Boris Johnson
    Boris Johnson
    British politician and author 1964-
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    If we get outside the EU, if we leave the EU system, we will be relieved of a huge amount of unnecessary regulation that is holding this country back. We will be able to set our own priorities, make our own laws and set our own tax policies to suit the needs of this country. We have a huge opportunity also to make people's votes count for more.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    In recent years, Republicans have argued that Congress is a more responsible policymaker than the executive branch. But when it comes to regulation, Congress is often much worse, and for just one reason: Executive agencies almost always focus on both costs and benefits, and Congress usually doesn't.
  • Barney Frank
    Barney Frank
    American politician 1940-
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    In the debate between those who believe in essentially unregulated markets and others who hold that reasonable regulation diminishes market excesses without inhibiting their basic function, the subprime situation unfortunately provides ammunition for the latter view.
    Source: Frank in an op-ed piece A (sub)prime argument for more regulation in W:Financial Times (August 2007)
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    Like most other states, Illinois has little regulation of the economic interests of legislators and relies on public disclosure to keep the lawmaking honest.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    Republicans are right to express concern about excessive regulation, and they can do a lot to reduce it, above all by scrutinizing rules on the books and by putting all new proposals through a cost-benefit filter. There's room for plenty of creativity here.
  • Bob Diamond
    Bob Diamond
    Anglo-American banker 1951-
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    Soon after the financial crisis of 2008, I was at a meeting in Washington with a group of U.S. senators. They had invited me to provide a point of view on new regulation; regulation aimed at ensuring we never have to go through the events of 2008 ever again.
  • Nigel Farage
    Nigel Farage
    British politician, activist, political commentator and broadcaster 1964-
    Nigel Farage
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    The banking collapse was caused, more than anything, by bad government policy and the total failure of bad regulation.
  • Campbell Newman
    Campbell Newman
    Australian politician 1963-
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    The idea that we are not going to look after the Great Barrier Reef, which is just a wonderful tourism resource that it can be just for one example - we are not going to look after it, we won't have tight environment regulation, is frankly just not true.
  • Adam Smith
    Adam Smith
    Scottish Economist 1723-1790
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    Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience.
  • Bill Flores
    Bill Flores
    American businessman and politician 1954-
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    What I'd like to do is continue a private sector, free market Main Street types of policies. And those include less regulation. They include a fairer, flatter tax system.
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