Remove regulations or restrictions from: the trucking industry was deregulated in the early 1980s
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- After a state passes a law to deregulate the electric industry, the regulatory commission steps in to create the rules.
- In the late 1990s, the industry was abuzz with plans to deregulate the markets and break up public monopolies.
- The fuel market was deregulated last year, prompting a series of price hikes that were met with widespread protests.
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- The government should place top priority on creating new jobs in such a way as to offer incentives to the companies that increase employment and take bolder deregulatory measures to provide better circumstances for doing business.
- In the present deregulatory climate, however, it is not surprising that a recent proposed bill introducing six weeks of parental leave to be financed by employers' levies has not progressed beyond a select committee.
- The measure's deregulatory origins forgotten, it became a program of ‘targeted investment.’
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