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Cry Wolf Quotes

Minimum wage increases that even approach an average livable wage would result in significantly fewer jobs for low-wage workers. A substantial increase in the relative cost of labor will result in a reduction in the amount of labor used…

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Kavet, Thomas, Deborah Brighton, Douglas Hoffer, and Elaine McCrate. Vermont State Legislature.
11/02/1999 | Full Details | Law(s): Minimum Wage

Mr. Forbes, a former director of the Bureau of Mines has gone on record as saying that accidents are problems of human failure and that if the Bureau and industry are going to correct these accidents that they have to be attacked through the medium of correction within the human mind, and the human body, and the man has to be made to act safely.

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W. Foster Mullins, Chief Mine Inspector for Virginia, Testimony, House Committee on Education and Labor.

Present regulations have been effective in protecting human health and our food supply….We do not have a pesticide environmental crisis at this time.

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D. Lyle Goleman, Chairman of the Entomology Department at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center. House Committee on Agriculture.

The Clean Air Act's Unduly stringent and extremely costly provisions could seriously threaten this nation's economic expansion.

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Letter written by Milton Friedman and James Buchanan, From the Wall Street Journal.
10/19/1990 | Full Details | Law(s): Clean Air Act of 1990