CEI Weekly: CEI Participates in CPAC 2011

Friday, February 11, 2011



Feature: CEI is hosting panels and events this weekend at CPAC 2011.


FEATURED STORY: CEI Participates in CPAC 2011


This weekend, the American Conservative Union is hosting the 2011 Conservative Political Action Conference. CEI is proud to once again participate in the annual event. Today, our Labor Policy Counsel Vincent Vernuccio is heading a grassroots activist session on "fighting Big Labor's anti-worker agenda." Tomorrow, Vernuccio will also be speaking on a panel on public sector unions; and CEI Vice President Wayne Crews will be moderating a panel on internet freedom. See the complete CPAC agenda here.





How Many Congressmen Does It Take to Screw the Light Bulb?

Sam Kazman's article in Cigar Magazine


Regulation Without Representation

Wayne Crews and Ryan Young's op-ed in Investor's Business Daily



Iain Murray's op-ed in National Review


Regulation Destabilization: Time for Reform, Washington

Wayne Crews' column in Forbes


Will Congress Stop EPA's End-Run Around Democracy?

Marlo Lewis' op-ed on BigGovernment


Nutrition Labeling Mandate Will Cost Jobs and Hurt Small Brewers

Michelle Minton's op-ed on BigGovernment


Senate's 1099 Repeal Shows Obamacare Edifice is Crumbling

John Berlau's op-ed in The Daily Caller


Conservative, Free-Market Leaders to Host Press Conference on the Creation of a Competitive Market for U.S. Spaceflight

Rand Simberg's citation on CSNC.com











February 10, 2011: How Not to Stop Eminent Domain Abuse


Land Use and Transportation Policy Analyst Marc Scribner takes a close look at an eminent domain reform bill just passed by the Texas State Senate. As written, the bill would do little to actually solve the problem of government seizing private property from one private party and giving it to another private party with better political connections. Marc suggests some fixes and notes that many people are not fooled by this weak effort at reform.





"Blue Laws" May Make Superbowl Fans "Blue"

By Angela Logomasini


Blogger Kareem Amer Missing in Egypt

By Grant Babcock


Put Regulations on a Life Cycle Budget

By John Berlau


TSA Given Approval to Unionize

By Brian McGraw