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May092013

CEI Today: Senate vote on EPA nominee, suing the EPA, and labor unions vs workers 

EPA NOMINEE - BRIAN McNICOLL


Fox News: EPA tries hard to keep nominee Gina McCarthy 'clean' before confirmation hearings

The Environment and Public Works Committee will vote this week on Gina McCarthy's nomination. Senators should not act on her nomination until she orders the veil lifted and lets Americans know her record with regard to President Obama's war on coal and efforts by the administration to build outside support for a carbon tax. > Read more


> Interview Brian McNicoll

SUING EPA - MARLO LEWIS

Forbes: A Supreme Court EPA Decision That Could Cost Taxpayers $21 Billion Per Year


Is the Clean Air Act so badly flawed that it will cripple environmental enforcement and economic development alike unless the EPA and its state counterparts defy clear statutory provisions or, alternatively, spend $21 billion a year to employ an additional 320,000 bureaucrats?

That is a central issue in a recent lawsuit by the Southeastern Legal Foundation, the Competitive Enterprise Institute and a host of lawmakers and several companies.
> Read more

 

> Interview Marlo Lewis

LABOR UNIONS - MATT PATTERSON

Washington Examiner:
'Life of Julius' shows how unions kill jobs, hurt workers

Many people realize that unions can hurt the workers they claim to represent. For example, the United Auto Workers union drove labor costs up for the Big Three automakers, a major factor in driving General Motors into bankruptcy and leaving Detroit a shadow of its former glory.

But what many don't realize is that labor unions can kill jobs and hurt workers even if they are not members of a union, because the laws, regulations and politicians supported by unions affect our entire economy, often in negative ways.
> Read more

See Julius’s story at WorkplaceChoice.org

 

   

 

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