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Wed Jul 16, 2014 11:32 AM CDT

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HOUSE BILL WOULD INCREASE POWER OF LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

A bill introduced in the House would require Congress to approve any rules proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency that would have a significant effect on the U.S. economy. The legislation, introduced by House Small Business Committee Chairman Sam Graves, R-Mo., is titled "The Stop the EPA Act of 2014."

In addition to requiring any new rules to be reviewed by Congress before they could take effect, the Graves measure also would require ...

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