CEI Weekly: FCC Is Third Most Expensive Federal Agency

February 22, 2013



Feature: CEI releases a new regulatory report card.

FEATURE: FCC Is Third Most Expensive Federal Agency


This week, CEI released a new regulatory report card on the Federal Communications Commission. Fellow in regulatory studies Ryan Young reports that the FCC is the third most expensive federal agency, imposing $142 billion in regulatory costs on Americans. Read the report card here. Also, see CEI's press release on the report card here.





'Cancer Prevention Tips' to Avoid

Angela Logomasini's op-ed in The Huffington Post


Virginia's Transportation Mess

Iain Murray's op-ed in National Review Online


The Adventures of Richard Windsor--EPA Email Dump Due Today

Brian McNicoll's op-ed in The Washington Examiner


National Cancer Institute Funds Tea Party Witch Hunt

Bill Frezza's op-ed in The Huffington Post


EPA Scheduled to Release Richard Windsor Email Today

Nicole Ciandella's op-ed in The Daily Caller


Smearing the Tea Party with Taxpayer Money

Iain Murray's op-ed in National Review Online 


Tough Immigration Policies Hurt Americans Too

Fred Smith's citation in The Richond Times-Dispatch


Sinful Reading

CEI's citation in The Washington Times


Greek Tragedy?

Matthew Melchiorre's citation in Fox News


















February 21, 2013: The Wages of Sin Taxes


CEI and the Adam Smith Institute have teamed up to publish a U.S. edition of Christopher Snowdon’s study “The Wages of Sin Taxes.” He argues that sin taxes are an ineffective way to treat the harmful effects of drinking, smoking, and obesity. Fellow in Consumer Policy Studies Michelle Minton wrote the foreword.