CEI Today: Obamacare in court, NLRB nominee, and America's credit rating

Monday, October 21, 2013
In the News Today

OBAMACARE IN COURT - SAM KAZMAN

IRS Attempts to Impose Employer Mandate in States Outside Obamacare Exchanges

 

A federal judge will hear motions Monday on a lawsuit that challenges how the IRS will enforce the Affordable Care Act.


Plaintiffs in the lawsuit, in which CEI attorneys are assisting in coordinating, include a group of individuals and small business owners in six states who have sued over an IRS regulation imposed under the auspices of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that will subject them to a series of penalties and force them to cut back employees’ hours, even though they are located in states that have refused to set up their own insurance exchanges. > Read more

 

> Listen to the podcast: CEI Podcast for October 17, 2013

> Interview Sam Kazman

OBAMA NLRB NOMINEE - TREY KOVACS

Workplacechoice.org: Controversial NLRB General Counsel Nomination Vote Approaching

Now that the partial government shutdown is over, its back to business as usual. As such, the Senate will tackle the controversial nomination of Richard Griffin for general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board.

Griffin, the former general counsel of the International Union of Operating Engineers, was recently named as a defendant in a RICO lawsuit.
> Read more


> Interview Trey Kovacs

 

US CREDIT RATING - JOHN BERLAU

Fox Business: Has credit rating process become politicized?

Kroll Bond Rating Agency COO James Nadler and Competitive Enterprise Institute’s John Berlau on the potential political aspects to the ratings process.
> View the interview

> Interview John Berlau

 

    

 

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CEI President Lawson Bader

OBAMA, FATHER OF ALL CZARS

Creating White House-approved authorities on science would only further politicize a field that is far too politicized already.  > Read more