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Poll: Voters Say Complicated Regulations Hurt Job Creation

A new survey conducted for Common Good by Clarus Research Group reveals that 64% of U.S. voters nationwide believe "complicated" rules and regulations are "major impediments" to job creation.

According to the survey:

  • 87% of voters believe "there is a need for Congress to go through old laws, regulations and programs on a regular basis to eliminate those that are no longer needed or that may not work as originally intended."
  • 57% of support the idea of a "one-stop shop" for small business approvals and permitting.
  • 59% think "Congress should create an infrastructure super-authority to reduce permitting and regulatory delays so that new transportation, energy, and environmental projects could be approved within one year of application."

Read our press release for more survey results.