CEI Today: Obama's EPA, Fiat & US taxpayers, homecare providers at the Supreme Court, and more

Friday, January 10, 2014
In the News Today


Globalwarming.org: Obama’s EPA Is Killing Cooperative Federalism

EPA’s primary enabling statutes, the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act, are founded in cooperative federalism. Simply put, Congress intended for EPA and States to serve as partners in the mitigation of environmental pollution attendant to economic development.

This changed on or about January 20th, 2009.
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> Interview William Yeatman


Daily Caller: How Fiat took U.S. taxpayers for a ride

As 2014 opened, Detroit was bankrupt, but they were cheering the five-year-old U.S. auto bailout in Italy. That’s because after being the beneficiary of billions in U.S. taxpayer largesse, Fiat, the 115-year-old Italian auto company, is going to buy its final stake in Chrysler from that other big bailout recipient, the United Auto Workers (UAW).

Chrysler wasn’t “sold” to an Italian firm, but given away through U.S. tax dollars.
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> Interview John Berlau

> Follow John Berlau on Twitter



Workplacechoice: Fate of Homecare Providers Rests in the hands of U.S. Supreme Court

In January, the U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments for Harris v. Quinn. A case that will determine whether a state can force homecare providers to accept union representation and financially support them. > Read more

> Interview Trey Kovacs

> Follow Workplacechoice on Twitter


Reining in Sue and Settle with the REDO Act

Senior Fellow William Yeatman argues that the REDO Act, up for a House vote today, would limit a practice called sue and settle. Friendly activist groups sue allied agencies over missed deadlines, and the settlements typically include enactment of policies that the agencies and the groups both favor. Sue and settle is a form of regulation without representation, without input from Congress or voters.


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