WASHINGTON, D.C. – In case you missed it, Senator Rick Scott and Americans for Prosperity (AFP) President Tim Phillips wrote an op-ed for the Tampa Bay Times on how Senator Scott’s Unnecessary Agency Regulations Reduction Act can help support the nation’s response to the coronavirus.

In the op-ed, Senator Rick Scott and AFP President Tim Phillips wrote, “The COVID-19 pandemic has presented Americans with a vivid lesson in the costs of regulation.

The primary takeaway should be that we need an economy that is flexible, resilient, and able to shift gears at a moment’s notice to respond to a crisis.

We need to begin to clear away the mountain of red tape so we’re better prepared the next time.

The Unnecessary Agency Regulations Reduction Act would ensure that America does not double down on policies that have made us less resilient, less flexible, and less innovative.

This would help address the hundreds of restrictions in various sectors that are preventing our economy from recovering following the economic devastation caused by the pandemic.

By focusing on clearing the way for individuals and businesses to safely and efficiently deliver goods and services, our economy grows and the entire country benefits…”

Read the full op-ed in the Tampa Bay Times HERE.