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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Jan 31, 2013 11:42 AM CST

Republicans in the U.S. Senate have drafted legislation seeking to codify and build upon an executive order issued by President Obama last year on regulatory reform.

Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts' office stated the senator today "introduced sweeping legislation to continue his fight against regulations issued by the Obama Administration that hurt the nation’s struggling economy."

Roberts’ bill, S. 191, the Regulatory Responsibility for our Economy Act, would put the power of law behind the president’s widely touted, but largely ignored, executive order directing federal agencies to review their regulations ensuring they cause no harm to the economy or job creation.

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