Regulation

2013 Building Business in Alabama: How Business-Friendly Are Alabama's 50 Largest Cities?

2013 Building Business in Alabama: How Business-Friendly Are Alabama’s 50 Largest Cities?

In order to excel in an increasingly competitive global marketplace, Alabama must be as attractive as possible to businesses looking to establish or grow operations in the state. While Alabama’s business-friendly image is usually assessed at the state level, Alabama must also consider how its individual cities compare against each other with respect to economic, social, and educational factors attractive to businesses.

The Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act

The Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act

In 2009, the nation’s federal regulatory agencies issued 3,503 rules and regulations, spanning the oversight of everything from energy-efficiency standards for clothes washers and pool heaters to SUV emissions and escalators.
The total of these off-budget regulatory costs is a whopping $1.75 trillion. Congress must be held accountable for the regulations Americans face.