Fabulous – An “Office of the Repealer”
When the General Assembly reconvenes shortly, I would urge that both they and the Governor give very serious consideration to implementing this, out of Kansas.
A new “Office of the Repealer” has been created to reduce the number of laws and regulations, and the Repealer is canvassing the state for more cut suggestions.
Those who wonder about the need for this measure here in Rhode Island can click here .
Rhode Island is the third worst state in the nation to do business, according a ranking by Forbes.
The Ocean State earned the 48th spot on the “Best States for Business” ranking …
The addition of a “Repealer” to state government cannot happen overnight, of course. So, in the interim (she observed optimistically), legislators should be encouraged, when filing a bill, to also submit a bill repealing an existing law or making a business regulation less onerous.
Let the repeal of the state’s absurd boiler inspection law be just the start of Rhode Island’s journey towards business friendliness — or, at least for now, the beginning of its trip towards the anonymity offered by a middle-of-the-pack ranking in that very important listing.