CEI Weekly: CEI Goes to CPAC

March 15, 2013



Feature: CEI participated in several CPAC events this week and also hosted the above event.



This year's Conservative Political Action Conference opened yesterday and continues through Saturday. CEI, a co-sponsor of the conference, is represented on every day of the event. Yesterday, CEI's Myron Ebell spoke at a panel on "Re-energizing America" and Iain Murray spoke at a panel on "Europeanization of America." Also, yesterday evening, CEI used its co-sponsor privileges to host a panel discussion on "Bringing Tolerance Out of the Closet." Today, Angela Logomasini is speaking at a panel about GMOs, plastic, and sodas. Tomorrow, CEI President Lawson Bader is speaking at a panel with the heads of other think tanks on the future of the movement.





JOBS Act Successes

John Berlau's letter to the editor in The New York Times


Internet Sales Tax a Bad Idea

Jessica Melugin's op-ed in The Washington Examiner


EPA Nominee Gina McCarthy Has History of Misleading Congress

Marlo Lewis & Anthony Ward's op-ed in Forbes 


A Contentious Generation of Conservatives

Brian McNicoll's op-ed in The Washington Times


The Semi-Virtue of a Balanced Budget

Ryan Young & Wayne Crews' op-ed in The Daily Caller


Bee-ing Smart: Regulators Distinguish Activists' Bad Dreams From Good Evidence

Henry I. Miller's op-ed in Forbes 


CPAC Organizers Confront Critics Over Vision of Mainstream Conservatism

Fred L. Smith's citation in The Hill


GoProud Chief Agrees With Marco Rubio: Opposing Gay Marriage Doesn't Make you a Bigot

CEI's cited in New York Magazine


Gay Republicans Find a Venue at CPAC

CEI's citation in ABC News


CPAC Diary: Showdown on Gay Street

CEI's citation in Slate 


















March 12, 2013: Sunshine Week


This week is Sunshine Week. According to itsofficial website, Sunshine Week is “a national initiative to promote a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information.” Myron Ebell, Director of CEI’s Center for Energy and Environment, is here to talk about CEI’s efforts to increase government transparency.