CEI Weekly: Paul Ryan's Budget Will Cut Spending But Won't Reform Washington

Friday, April 8, 2011





Feature: Paul Ryan released his much-anticipated budget proposal this week.

FEATURED STORY: Paul Ryan's Budget Will Cut Spending But Won't Reform Washington


Congressman Paul Ryan released his budget proposal on Tuesday morning, to mixed reviews. CEI Vice President Iain Murray praised Ryan for his proposed spending cuts, which would cut trillions from America's budget; however, Murray pointed out that spending reform will only go so far toward cutting the cost of government if it isn't accompanied by true and serious regulatory reform. Read Iain Murray's blog post response to Paul Ryan's budget here.




Obama Says, 'Drill, Baby, Drill . . . in Brazil'

Myron Ebell's citation in The Orange County Register


Vivienne Westwood: Climate Change Will Make L.A. Uninhabitable in 25 Years

Myron Ebell's citation on FoxNews.com


Wisconsin Supreme Court: A Referendum That Wasn't

Vincent Vernuccio's op-ed on BigGovernment


The Truth About Krugman: More Inconvenient Than Ever

Chris Horner's op-ed in The American Spectator


Senate to Vote on EPA's Power Grab: Does the Rule of Law Still Matter?

Chris Horner's op-ed on BigGovernment


Regulatory Dysfunction

Wayne Crews' citation in American Thinker


House Moves Against Net Neutrality But Obstacles Remain

Ryan Radia's citation in The Daily Caller


Justice Department Opposes Digital Privacy Reforms

CEI's citation on CNET






April 5, 2011: Reforming the Railway Labor Act


Russ Brown, a vice president at the Labor Relations Institute and a CEI Adjunct Analyst, talks about recent changes made to the Railway Labor Act that make it easier for airline workers to unionize. Brown recently co-authored a CEI OnPoint paper on the reforms. Congress voted against the changes in legislation, so they were passed via regulation instead. This is another example of regulation without representation.




If Al Gore Can Outgrow the Ethanol Fad, Why Can't Conservatives?

By Marlo Lewis


House Rejects Obama-Backed, Pro-Union Amendment to FAA Reauthorization Bill

By Marc Scribner


Michigan Demonstrates Clean Energy "Success"

By Brian McGraw


My Response to Simon Johnson's Defense of Price Controls Benefitting Big Retailers

by John Berlau



Congratulations to CEI Policy Analyst Michelle Minton for being named as a finalist for the Sam Adams Alliance "Sammie" Awards. Michelle's work is being recognized for helping to further the ideals of liberty and for embodying the spirit of American patriot Samuel Adams.