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Michelle Bachmann’s unconstitutional light-bulb bill

Dan Farber, professor of law | March 3, 2011

Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann (R-Minn.) has introduced legislation to overturn the statute requiring the use of energy-efficient light bulbs, according to E&E News. One  feature of the bill is its escape valve: Bachmann’s bill would allow the mandate to stand if the Government Accountability Office can prove the energy efficient bulbs would meet three criteria: that they … Continue reading »