CEI Weekly: Bloomberg Takes Aim at Foam Cups

March 29, 2013



Feature: Angela Logomasinis discusses the benefits of foam containers and plastic bags. 

FEATURE: Bloomberg Takes Aim at Foam Cups


New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is pushing for a ban on foam containers. CEI Senior Fellow Angela Logomasini appeared on Fox Business' Stossel last night to explain why the ban is a bad idea, and why it ranks up among other bad "green" ideas---like plastic-bag bans. Watch Angela's interview here.





No More Warrantless GPS Tracking

Ryan Radia's interview on RT's The Big Picture


FTC Drug Meddling Would Needlessly Push Pharmaceutical Costs Higher

Gregory Conko' op-ed in Forbes


Iain Murray's op-ed in The American Spectator


Why Is Generation Y So Easy to Bamboozle?

Bill Frezza's op-ed in The Huffington Post


Oil & Gas Isn't Just One of the Richest Industries, It's Also One of the Safest

Robert J. Bradley's op-ed in Forbes


Regulators Should Take the Red Tape Challenge

Christian Rice & Ryan Young' op-ed in The Daily Caller


The First Church of Chicken Little

Iain Murray's citation in The American Spectator


Bill Would Require Warrants for Police to Use GPS Tracking

CEI's citation in PC World
















March 28, 2013: The TSA's Illegal Body Scanners


The TSA’s controversial full-body scanners wereimplemented illegally, since the TSA never put them through the required comment-and-review rulemaking process. Despite a court order, the TSA is still dragging its feet on complying with the law. Fellow in Land-use and Transportation Studies Marc Scribner has the latest developments in the case.