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Jun192013

CEI Today: Farm Bill vote, NLRB reform, Julian Simon Award, and CEI gala feat. Rand Paul

FARM BILL - FRAN SMITH

Farm Subsidy Programs in House Farm Bill
 
The House is expected to vote on the five-year farm bill this week. But representatives from a diverse coalition of groups - such as CEI, the Environmental Working Group, National Taxpayers Union, National Black Farmers Association, U.S. PIRG, and Defenders of Wildlife - have voiced serious concerns with massive farm subsidy programs contained in the bill. > Coalition Urges Policymakers to Reform the “Terrible Twelve” of Farm Policy
 

> Interview Fran Smith

NLRB REFORM - TREY KOVACS

Workplacechoice.org: GOP Introduces NLRB Reform Bill


On June 13, Representative Tom Price introduced the Representation Fairness Restoration Act that would rollback significant policy changes created in the National Labor Relations Board decision, Specialty Healthcare. > Read more

> Interview Trey Kovacs


 


June 13, 2013: Deirdre McCloskey Wins CEI’s Julian Simon Award

Deirdre McCloskey, a distinguished economic historian and author of many books, including The Rhetoric of Economics, The Bourgeois Virtues, and Bourgeois Dignity, will receive CEI’s Julian Simon Memorial Award on June 20 at CEI’s annual dinner. CEI Founder and Chairman Fred L. Smith, Jr.  talks about how McCloskey’s work embodies the same joie de vivre and optimistic spirit that animated Simon’s thought.

THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2013!

CEI ANNUAL DINNER & GALA

FEATURING

THE HONORABLE RAND PAUL

 


cei.org/ceidinner

 

 

CEI is a non-profit, non-partisan public policy group dedicated to the principles of free enterprise and limited government.  For more information about CEI, please visit our website, cei.org, and blogs, Globalwarming.org and OpenMarket.org.  Follow CEI on Twitter! Twitter.com/ceidotorg.

 

NO CARBON TAX

 

CEI and 19 other free market organizations sent a joint letter to Speaker Boehner and Majority Leader Cantor urging a floor vote on the concurrent resolution, H. Con Res. 24, expressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the United States economy. > View the coalition letter

 

 




 

   

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