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Study: New light bulb standards opposed by Bachmann actually save money

Bachmann’s Light Bulb Freedom of Choice Act would rescind new government light bulb regulations that a research group says will actually save money.

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But Bachmann’s bill, and another introduced by Texas Republican Joe Barton, are geared more toward curbing what Bachmann has called the “explosive growth” in federal regulations.

“President Bachmann will allow you to buy any light bulb you want in the United States of America,” she said after announcing her presidential bid.