CEI Today: Pesticides in produce, new IRS crack-down, and the union campaign against Hyatt


Fox News:
The dangerous demonization of our food


Apples, celery, and bell peppers may be hazardous to your health, according to some environmental activists.  At least that's the impression you might get reading the Environmental Working Group's Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce.  But their guide is nothing more than an annual recycling of hogwash. >Read the full commentary on fOXNEWS.com

>Interview Angela Logomasini


Coalition Letter to the U.S. Senate Urges Support for Rubio Resolution on Tax Competition


A new IRS regulation requires banks to report on deposit interest payments made to nonresident aliens.  CEI signed a coalition letter urging the Senate to support Sen. Rubio's resolution of disapproval, S.J. Res. 46.  Experts predict the IRS requirement  will result in a loss of foreign investment in the U.S. and have significant economic impact on the U.S. economy and job creation.  Moreover, the regulation was adopted against the wishes of Congress and without regard for democratic process.  > Read the full coalition letter on CEI.org

>Interview Iain Murray


Openmarket.org: Unions Claim Moral High Ground, Kick Off Sleazy Smear Campaign

UNITE-HERE, the nation’s largest hospitality union, has assembled a new coalition of pro-union organizations to target Hyatt hotels with the goal of organizing the chain’s entire workforce.

The union, with the support of the AFL-CIO and NFL Players Association, is threatening to tarnish Hyatt’s reputation, portraying it as unfair to workers. On July 23, the coalition announced the initiation of its three-pronged attack against the popular hotel consisting of a global boycott, social media campaign, and a week of protests at Hyatt hotels in 20 major U.S. cities. >Read the full commentary on Openmarket.org



>Interview Trey Kovacs



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