Investor's Business Daily: What Is Obama's Consumer Credit Agency Hiding?
On Wednesday and Thursday, CFPB Director Richard Cordray and other top bureau officials will meet behind closed doors with a group of radical advisers who are having undue influence over financial regulatory policy.
The Competitive Enterprise Institute, which is suing CFPB, said its closed-door policy is a clear violation of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. It mandates public access to such meetings so cronies don't have preference over private citizens in advisory roles.> Read more
Forbes: The Environmental Protection Agency's Breathtakingly Lawless Attempt To Regulate Greenhouse Gases
Monday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA. The case is the first since Massachusetts v. EPA (2007) to examine the extent of the EPA’s Clean Air Act authority to regulate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Despite the narrow scope of review and the arcane terminology, the case has far-reaching economic, political, and constitutional implications. The EPA rule at issue will empower the EPA and its state counterpart agencies to meddle in “every aspect of a facility’s operation and design that affects either its emission of carbon dioxide or its consumption of energy. > Read more
Workplacechoice.org: Vermont Child Care Unionization Bill Is Back
In Vermont, home child care providers have rallied together to fend off unwanted legislation that would allow unions to organize providers in the 2012 and 2013 legislative sessions, despite union intimidation of Vermont elected officials and intense lobbying for the bill. > Read more