the act or process of removing legislative controls or restrictions from an industry, commodity, etc.: I predicted then that such a massive deregulation of the banking industry would seriously harm the economy.
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How to use deregulation in a sentence
The Carter and Reagan administrations were pushing for communications deregulation, cable was imminent and the scarcity rationale for the Fairness Doctrine stood on increasingly shaky ground.Restoring the Fairness Doctrine can’t prevent another Rush Limbaugh | Heather Hendershot | February 19, 2021 | Washington Post
Uber back in court in UK to argue against workers rights for driversIn recent days — and likely in anticipation of this verdict — the company has kicked off a major lobbying effort in Europe calling for deregulation of platform work.Uber loses gig workers rights challenge in UK Supreme Court | Natasha Lomas | February 19, 2021 | TechCrunch
Texas relies mostly on natural gas, and its power grid was poorly prepared to deal with severe winter conditions after years of deregulation, as energy experts told The Washington Post.‘Frozen windmills’ aren’t to blame for Texas’s power failure | Adriana Usero, Salvador Rizzo | February 18, 2021 | Washington Post
The court found that the Reagan administration, amid its push for deregulation, had improperly reversed a federal agency’s decision that new cars be equipped with air bags or automatic seat belts.James F. Fitzpatrick, lawyer and lobbyist at Arnold & Porter, dies at 88 | Louie Estrada | February 17, 2021 | Washington Post
He ushered in an era of union busting, financial deregulation, leveraged buyouts, and the financialization of the American economy.How to fix what the innovation economy broke about America | Katie McLean | February 17, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
Conservatives get nowhere by demanding “deregulation,” because liberals are correct that most Americans want clean water.
The money crowd got all the deregulation it could realistically hope for.
He opens his conversation by thanking Himes for “taking the lead” on the Wall Street deregulation bills.
Under Bill Clinton, he was for consolidation and deregulation.Will Obama Learn the Right Lesson From the Summers Debacle? | Michael Tomasky | September 18, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
He was in the Clinton administration in the 1990s and was an advocate for deregulation.The Larry Summers Whodunit: Who Killed His Shot at Running the Fed? | Daniel Gross | September 15, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
While these initiatives represent dramatic progress in economic deregulation, continued work is needed.