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LETTER: Federal regulations serve a purpose

In your Tuesday editorial, “Biden’s busy bureaucrats beef up regulatory state,” it took you 360 words of complaining about regulations before admitting, “It’s true that many rules serve a vital purpose.”

If you remember, the lack, or removal, of regulations has been the cause of many of our problems — from allowing meat packers to hire 13-year-old kids for graveyard shift slave labor, to the cause of our 2008 financial collapse, which resulted in a global recession and a massive government bail out of the banking sector. And the adding of some new regulations.

Say, wasn’t that during a Republican administration?

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