Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Congress Begins to Reclaim Power from the Administrative State

by Alexandra DeSanctis April 3, 2017 @xan_desanctis

Using the previously obscure Congressional Review Act, legislators are restoring Constitutional federalism and correcting overreaching executive-branch regulations.

The Senate voted last week to overturn a Department of Health and Human Services rule regarding state disbursement of Title X funding. In addition to providing a much-needed restoration of federalism, the vote served as the latest example of the 115th Congress’s willingness to use a little-known provision, — the Congressional Review Act (CRA), — to undo overreaching regulations enacted by the Obama administration.......... Read more

My Take - Although this is a step in the right direction, it's clear as long as these agencies exist they will impose bureaucratic tyranny on America because these people are activists and will just hunker down until a new administration comes into existence and start all over again.  They have to be scrapped, stop telling the states what to do, and stop generating laws that are nothing more than social engineering.  It's not the federal government's job (actually activists with an agenda, and one that's antithetical to the freedoms guaranteed in the Constitution) to decide what society's values will be and then impose them.  We really do need to get that. 

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