Regulatory Reform

The Chamber recognizes the need for smart regulations to ensure workplace safety and protect public health. But with a $2 trillion price tag in compliance costs and an increasing number of huge and complex rules, it’s clear the regulatory system isn’t working the way it should.

Americans deserve a working regulatory system that is fair for everyone, takes into account the views of communities and businesses, evaluates the impact rules will have on jobs and small businesses, and protects our economic and personal freedoms.

Projects and Programs

Recent Activity

ReportMay 24, 2017 - 9:45am
sue and settle report, epa, consent decree, settlements, transparency, regulatory reform

Sue and Settle Updated: Damage Done 2013-2016

Sue and Settle Updated: Damage Done 2013-2016 updates the Chamber’s 2013 report, Sue and Settle: Regulating Behind Closed Doors.  The study found that EPA increased its use of sue and settle agreements under the Clean Air Act since the last report.  The EPA entered i

Above the FoldMay 22, 2017 - 9:00am

Little-Known Law Makes a Big Difference

Since January, the CRA has been one of the most effective weapons of our new government.

LetterMay 16, 2017 - 2:45pm

Hill Letter to Senate HSGAC Supporting S. 951, the Regulatory Accountability Act

Dear Chairman Johnson and Ranking Member McCaskill,

Above the FoldMay 16, 2017 - 12:00pm
Astronaut Scaling Tall Paper Stack

One Small Step for the U.S. Senate, One Giant Leap for Regulatory Reform

Now is the time to modernize our regulatory system. Let’s put commonsense first and finally pass the Regulatory Accountability Act.

Above the FoldMay 12, 2017 - 10:30am

Dear Washington: Messages from Main Street on Regulatory Reform

Find out what Main Street business owners had to say to Washington about the impact of overregulation on their companies.

CommentMay 09, 2017 - 12:15pm

Comments to EPA on Evaluation of Existing Regulations


Above the FoldMay 02, 2017 - 5:15pm
John Watson, chairman and CEO of Chevron.

World Oil Demand Needs More than U.S. Shale

President Donald Trump is cognizant of this fact and wants to unleash American energy.

Above the FoldMay 01, 2017 - 9:00am
The Regulatory Accountability Act

A Lasting Solution to the Regulatory Nightmare

The U.S. Chamber has helped lead the charge for the RAA, which would be the first significant overhaul of the regulatory process in 70 years