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Gus Bilirakis hears plea from conservative groups to block hearing aid regulation

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At the center of a battle over excessive government regulation is an unlikely source — hearing aids. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and a handful of Republicans are crafting a Senate bill to create an over-the-counter category of hearing aids known as personal sound amplification products (PSAPs). The hearing aid industry has come out strongly against the “Over-The-Counter Hearing Aid Act,” but further opposition has emerged from another unexpected coalition — Tea Party-aligned organizations such as Frontiers of Freedom, Conservative Leadership PAC,…

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