CEI Weekly: CEI Releases 2011 Edition of Ten Thousand Commandments

Friday, April 22, 2011




Feature: Wayne Crews reveals the hidden costs of government in the newest edition of his annual report.

FEATURED STORY: CEI Releases 2011 Edition of Ten Thousand Commandments


On Tax Day, CEI released this year's edition of Ten Thousand Commandments, an annual report by CEI Vice President Wayne Crews. Every year, Crews tallies up the compliance costs of federal regulations and explains how these costs constitute a huge hidden tax imposed on American consumers. In 2011, according to Crews, regulations costs American taxpayers $1.75 trillion. Read the full report here.





There is No 'Regulation Day' to Remind Us How Much They Cost

Iain Murray's op-ed in National Review Online


Regulations Are Politicians (and Lobbyists') Best Friends

Ivan Osorio's op-ed in The Washington Examiner


How Regulations Add to the Cost of Government

Ivan Osorio's op-ed in The American Spectator


Protecting Email from Unwarranted Governmental Access

Ryan Radia's interview on The Laura Ingraham Show (excerpt)


Anti-BPA Packaging Laws Jeopardize Public Health

Angela Logomasini's CEI OnPoint


The Midnight Ride of Standard and Poor's

Iain Murray's op-ed in The Washington Times


Lower the Drinking Age for Everyone

Michelle Minton's op-ed in National Review Online


Obama's Budget Could Triple Tax Rates

John Berlau's op-ed in NewsMax


EDITORIAL: Red Tape Recession

Wayne Crews' citation in The Washington Times


EDITORIAL: Sugar Supports Should Be Dissolved

Fran Smith's citation in The Orange County Register


The Hidden Tax: Report Estimates Regulation Costs Economy $1.75 trillion

Wayne Crews' citation in The Daily Caller


The Economy Needs a Deregulatory Stimulus

Wayne Crews' citation in Forbes


Unions to Boeing: We'll Tell You Where to Build Your Plants

Vincent Vernuccio's citation on FoxBusiness.com







April 21, 2011: The Male-Female Pay Gap


Carrie Lukas, Managing Director of the Independent Women’s Forum, argues that the pay gap between men and women isn’t due to discrimination. She also wrote about the issue last week in a Wall Street Journal op-ed.