November 2, 2020

Will Coronavirus Push Policymakers to Change the Regulations Paradigm?

It’s clear that regulators have made improvements during the pandemic, but the fact remains that the accumulation of inflexible, poorly developed regulations contributed to a delayed national response.

Patrick McLaughlin

Senior Research Fellow

Hayden Warlick

Research Assistant

The code of federal regulations has grown by 1,850% since 1950. This mountain of red tape has slowed America's COVID response. Read more at the National Interest.