Policy Report

Regulating the Regulators: Seven Reforms for Sensible Regulatory Policy in North Carolina

posted on in Education (PreK-12), Law & Regulation
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The excessive regulatory power allowed by North Carolina imposes great costs on its citizens and businesses and hurts the economic competitiveness of the state. This report identifies seven reforms that North Carolina should adopt to improve the regulatory environment in the state.

Regulatory Reforms

Daren Bakst is Senior Research Fellow in Agricultural Policy at the Heritage Foundation. In this position, Bakst studies and writes about agricultural and environmental policy and property rights, among other issues.  He has done extensive work on the farm bill… ...

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