2015 was a record-setting year for the Federal Register, according to numbers the Competitive Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C., released Wednesday.
This year’s daily publication of the federal government’s rules, proposed rules and notices amounted to 81,611 pages as of Wednesday, higher than last year’s 77,687 pages and higher than the all-time high of 81,405 pages in 2010 — with one day to go in 2015.
Code of Federal Regulations (Wikipedia)
Regulation Run Amok—And How to Fight Back (Wall Street Journal)
Ten Thousand Commandments 2016 (An Annual Snapshot of the Federal Regulatory State from CEI)