A Growth Agenda: Reducing Unnecessary Regulatory Burdens

U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene a full committee hearing titled “A Growth Agenda: Reducing Unnecessary Regulatory Burdens” at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. The hearing will examine the negative impacts of unnecessarily burdensome regulations on diverse sectors of our nation’s economy. The hearing will also explore where a smarter regulatory approach would create jobs and spur economic growth.

- Mr. Jack N. Gerard, President and CEO, American Petroleum Institute
- Mr. Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, Consumer Technology Association
- Mr. Rosario Palmieri, Vice President of Labor, Legal and Regulatory Policy, National Association of Manufacturers
- Mr. Adam J. White, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution
- Professor Lisa Heinzerling, William J. Brennan, Jr., Professor of Law, Georgetown Law Center
Hearing Details:
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
10:00 a.m.
Full committee hearing
This hearing will take place in the Senate Hart Office Building, Room 216. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on www.commerce.senate.gov.

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Majority Statement

  • Chairman John Thune

Minority Statement

  • Bill Nelson