It’s Time for
Smarter Regulation

America depends on small businesses and the 56 million Americans who work for them. But government regulations are making it harder for small businesses to grow. Rules that should help our businesses and communities thrive are instead making life harder for job creators, workers and their families. Don’t small business owners and their employees deserve better? It’s time to examine the impacts that outdated, failed and excessive regulations have on our country and our economy. It’s time to Rethink Red Tape and refocus our regulatory process on smarter regulation that reduces costs for all Americans and helps small businesses grow and our communities thrive.

Read this: Small businesses on the record

Small business owner Joseph James Slawek of Illinois' FONA International explains the impact regulations have on his business.

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Speaking up for small business franchises

Some regulatory decisions being made in Washington could pose significant threats to the franchising model and the small business owners who rely on it. 

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Was this rule informed by credible data, science?

One of our five key principles here at Rethink Red Tape is that regulations – and a fair regulatory process, for that matter – should always consider and reflect the best available science.

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