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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued an emergency regulation back in June requiring hospitals and other health care settings to enforce COVID-19 safety practices. Now, OSHA is warning three states—Arizona, South Carolina, and Utah—that if they don't adopt those rules, the federal government will take over workplace safety enforcement.

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Bureaucrats get a bad rap. A good deal of the responsibility for this falls on Republicans, who love to place the adjective "unelected" right in front while slamming them. Democrats more typically think of such folks as "public servants." During the Trump administration, there were a number of officials serving in the executive branch whose service to the public went above and beyond.

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