Article written by Thomas J. Donohue originally published by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Monday, April 13, 2015.

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“Most savvy consumers are wary of being upsold. If salespeople insist that the high-end model is absolutely necessary, they must be ready to prove that the benefits of the product justify the costs and that there is no alternative or better value. Otherwise, buyers will probably say ‘thanks, but no thanks.’
We should be able to expect the same from the federal government. But when it comes to some of the costliest regulations, the American people are being sold a bill of goods.”