On Tuesday evening, President Obama delivered his fifth State of the Union. CEI policy experts live blogged the address at CEI headquarters. We've compiled a round-up of CEI experts' reactions to focal issues of the president's speech, including jobs, energy, cybersecurity, and immigration. View the roundup here.
CEI General Counsel Sam Kazman discusses a lawsuit in which CEI, the 60 Plus Association, and the State National Bank of Big Spring, Texas arguethat parts of the Dodd-Frank financial regulation bill are unconstitutional. Both the bill’s grant of Orderly Liquidation Authority to the Treasury secretary and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s unaccountability fail to pass constitutional muster. The plaintiffs are joined by11 states.