TRANSPORTATION BILL - MARC SCRIBNER
ENERGY POLICY & SENATE VOTE - MYRON EBELL
As House Republicans now argue over what to do with the Senate-passed transportation bill, a diverse coalition of groups succeeded in helping to defeat some of the more egregious amendments offered up in the Senate, such as the T. Boone Pickens natural gas tax credit plan, otherwise known as Boonedoggle or Pickens Your Pocket plan. CEI's Myron Ebell offers full analysis and commentary.
> Interview Myron Ebell
> Read more on Globalwarming.org
OVER-REGULATION - RYAN YOUNG
Spectator: The Regulatory Path to Full Employment
Who will regulate the regulators who regulate the regulators?
An important new book about the financial crisis just came out: Guardians of Finance: Making Regulators Work for Us, by James R. Barth, Gerard Caprio Jr., and Ross Levine. They argue that a major reason the financial crisis was so severe was that regulators behaved badly. Their solution: a regulatory Sentinel. This group of independent, impartial overseers would watch over regulators and keep them in line. In short, regulators need regulators.> View the full commentary on Spectator.org
HUMAN ACHIEVEMENT HOUR
Saturday, March 31
HAH is an annual event to recognize and celebrate human achievement and innovation. During the hour, participants are asked to listen to music, surf the internet, have a glass of beer, and generally enjoy the fruits of the human mind which would not have been possible in a world where conservation restrains advancement.
HAH can be celebrated anywhere from 8:30pm to 9:30pm. In addition, CEI will be hosting a celebration at our headquarters in Washington, DC and live streaming our event online.
Join the HAH Facebook group.