Romney Rules Attack Shows Impact Varies on Who’s Counting

Bloomberg - The difference is that Obama proposed to selectively weed out rules, while Romney has advocated a regulatory freeze that would require offsetting the cost of a new rule by eliminating one of comparable value, said Richard Murphy, a law professor at Texas Tech University, in Lubbock.

Mitt Romney, who says his business experience makes him the best candidate to create American jobs, accused President Barack Obama in this week’s debate of leading an explosion of U.S. rules that stifle the economy.

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The difference is that Obama proposed to selectively weed out rules, while Romney has advocated a regulatory freeze that would require offsetting the cost of a new rule by eliminating one of comparable value, said Richard Murphy, a law professor atTexas Tech University, in Lubbock.

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