The Real Obama Legacy Revealed: 20,642 New Regulations

The tide of red tape that threatens to drown U.S. consumers and businesses surged yet again in 2015, according to a Heritage Foundation study we released on Monday.

More than $22 billion per year in new regulatory costs were imposed on Americans last year, pushing the total burden for the Obama years to exceed $100 billion annually.

That’s a dollar for every star in the galaxy, or one for every second in 32 years.

The consequences of this rampant rulemaking are widespread:

Britain’s Innovative Military Logistics

The current budgetary environment requires that the Department of Defense (DoD) make the most efficient use of all its resources – money, personnel and time – reducing costs and improving outcomes wherever possible. According to the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, Mr. Frank Kendall, the Pentagon has seen some success through its Better Buying Power initiative with respect to major acquisition programs.  One area where much room for improvement remains is in logistics and sustainment.