CEI Today: House grills EPA Lisa Jackson, Obamacare back in court, and a double tax on credit unions

Thursday, September 12, 2013
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HOUSE GRILLS EPA LISA JACKSON - MARLO LEWIS

 

Globalwarming.org: Rep. Trey Gowdy Grills Lisa Jackson about ‘Contact me at home’ Email to Lobbyist

 

The highpoint of yesterday’s hearing was an exchange between Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) and former EPA administrator Lisa Jackson (a.k.a. “Richard Windsor”). Gowdy pressed Jackson about an email she sent to Siemens lobbyist Alison Taylor on Dec. 8, 2009. In it Jackson writes: “P.S. Can you use my home email rather than this one when you need to contact me directly? Tx Lisa.” > Read more

> Interview Marlo Lewis

OBAMACARE IN COURT - SAM KAZMAN

Preliminary Injunction Filing in Obamacare Lawsuit


CEI is seeking a preliminary injunction against the IRS Obamacare rule on an expedited basis because there are imminent deadlines that will affect the entire nation.  The legality of the IRS rule is extremely dubious, but the government has thus far refused to deal with the merits of this case.

> View the court filing


> Read more about the lawsuit


> Interview Sam Kazman

 

DOUBLE TAX ON CREDIT UNION MEMBERS - JOHN BERLAU

Openmarket.org: Paul and Udall Push Bipartisan Credit Union Business Lending Regulatory Reform

The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) is launching its “Don’t Tax Tuesday” in which credit unions and their supporters tweet members of Congress about not double taxing credit union members in the name of “tax reform.” Credit Unions have been vocal on how these regulations aimed at targeting Wall Street have been hitting Main Street. > Read more


> Interview John Berlau

CEI AT CPAC! SEPT. 28

 

    

 

 

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September 11, 2013: Ronald Coase, 1910-2013

Ronald Coase, influential economist and winner of the 1991 economics Nobel, passed away at the age of 102. CEI Founder and Chairman Fred Smith discusses Coase’s major works, animating themes that unite them, and the fact that Coase was a man of great personal and intellectual humility.