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Business making an anti-regulation pitch to voters
247 days ago
By LARRY MARGASAK
(AP:WASHINGTON) Three leading business organizations are working to make the anti-regulatory fervor their members share an issue in the last weeks of the fall campaign.
The National Association of Manufacturers and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have taken out issue ads saying the expense to business in complying with federal regulations is killing job creation.
Local affiliates of the National Federation of Independent Business are conducting tours and news conferences to let small business owners present their personal stories.
The NFIB has hired former Democratic Sen. Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas to coordinate the anti-regulatory campaign. So far the federation has endorsed only two Democratic candidates for Congress compared with at least 30 in the GOP.
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