CEI Weekly: An Optimistic Economic Growth Agenda

Friday, February 17, 2012




Feature: Wayne Crews presents an alternative to President Obama's proposed budget.

FEATURE: An Optimistic Economic Growth Agenda


President Obama's proposed new federal budget would increase spending without boosting the country's chance for a true economic revival. CEI Vice President for Policy Wayne Crews critiques the President's plan and presents an alternative federal agenda in his Forbes column this week. Read the column here





Making Sure Corruption Remains "Made in America"

Bill Frezza's column in Forbes


How is the FDA Really Doing?

Henry I. Miller's article in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News


Orwellian Doublespeak Dominates Economic Policy

Bill Frezza's op-ed on RealClearMarkets


Obama's Contraception Compromise Doesn't Quell Debate

Hans Bader's letter to the editor in The Washington Post


Testimony on "Where the Jobs Are"

John Berlau's Testimony Before House Subcommittee


Comment Letter on Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Economy Standards

Marlo Lewis' submitted comments to the EPA and NHTSA


Heartland Burned by DenialGate Memos

Myron Ebell's citation in Politico


Highway-Oriented House Transportation Bill: Why It's Hated by Everyone

Marc Scribner's citation in The International Business Times








February 16, 2012: Washington's Prescription Drug Shortage


Patients are suffering from a nationwide shortage of more than 260 different prescription drugs, many of them for different types of cancer. Senior Fellow Greg Conko explains why the biggest culprit for the drug shortage is Washington. DEA and FDA regulations make it difficult to ramp up supply, or to change prices to more accurately reflect demand.