CEI Today: Dodd-Frank webcast, REINS Act mark up, and Congress takes up costly water policy

DODD-FRANK EVENT - JOHN BERLAU


Is Dodd-Frank's FSOC Harming Financial Stability and Transparency?

 

Tune into CEI's event today exploring serious questions about accountability and transparency of Dodd-Frank's Financial Stability Oversight Council - watch the live webcast that starts at noon

Featuring:

  • Paul Atkins, Former Commissioner, Securities and Exchange Commission; Managing Director, Patomak Partners LLC
  • Hans Bader, CEI Senior Attorney and Counsel for Special Projects
  • Hester Peirce, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center, co-editor, Dodd-Frank: What It Does and Why It's Flawed
  • Moderated by John Berlau, CEI Senior Fellow for Finance and Access to Capital

 

REINS ACT - WAYNE CREWS & RYAN YOUNG


The full House Committee on the Judiciary today will markup H.R. 367, the REINS Act. The REINS Act, introduced this Congress in the House by Rep. Todd Young (R-IN9) and in the Senate by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), would require any so-called “major regulation” (those deemed by OMB to have an economic impact of $100 million or more) to come before Congress for an up-or-down vote before it could be enacted.  The legislation passed the House in the same form last Congress, but never got a hearing in the Senate. > Read more about the REINS Act

> See also: Even After Cuts, Regulation Pushes Up Cost Of Government

> Interview Wayne Crews or Ryan Young


WATER RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT ACT - FRAN SMITH

Costly Water Projects Bill Demands Scrutiny


We write urging greater scrutiny of misguided and potentially costly provisions in S.601, the Water Resources Development Act of 2013. It is our understanding that the Senate may take up consideration of S. 601 soon. After rushed consideration in committee, and with the Senate’s attention elsewhere, we believe the Senate and taxpayers deserve a thorough vetting of this far reaching legislation. > View the coalition letter


> Interview Fran Smith

 

CEI ANNUAL DINNER & GALA

FEATURING

THE HONORABLE RAND PAUL


JUNE 20, 2013

 

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