Steve Pociask: The danger for Wisconsin consumers and the nation of over-regulating freight rails

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As the nation tries reboot portions of the economy from the coronavirus pandemic, policymakers in the nation's capital will have to steel themselves against a natural tendency to overregulate and thus blunt any recovery.
The potential economic ripple effect of federal regulation was certainly on the mind of Sen. Ron Johnson when he recently warned the leaders of a small federal agency to tread lightly when it comes to regulating freight railroads in Wisconsin and across t...

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