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Boehner: No New Regs!


Boehner's spokesman tells TPMDC that his boss doesn't mean for his moratorium to apply to the oil & gas industry. That, he said, would fall under the emergency exemption.

Thousands of new regulations, passed by Congress or by administrative agencies, go into effect every year. There are 300 federal agencies that pass regulations. They include the FDA, the TSA, the FBI, Customs and Border Protection, Veterans Affairs and every branch of the military.