Protecting Health and Safety

Posted by Trish Riley, May 13, 2010

With Obama, Regulations Are Back in Fashion

The administration has proposed hundreds of mandates in the last year, arguing that rules can be a positive force.

““We start from the perspective that we all want a cleaner environment, longer lives, improved safety,” said Peter R. Orszag, director of the Office of Management and Budget, which reviews major regulations. “Smart regulation can make people’s lives better off.”