The 24 states with right-to-work laws compare to the other states.The top 10 states most negatively affected by the lack of a right-to-work law are: Alaska, Connecticut, California, New Jersey, Illinois, Hawaii, Maryland, Wisconsin, New York, and Michigan.
State government pension debt burdens labor markets and worsens the business climate.
EPA INSPECTOR GENERAL REPORT - CHRISTOPHER HORNER
EPA's inspector general's office on Wednesday released a report exonerating the agency from charges it discriminated against right-of-center groups in waiving FOIA fees.
But CEI's Christopher Horner counters that the EPA has acknowledged to him in writing that it sets aside requests from him (and perceived associates) for separate handling. "It thereby admits the bias," says Horner, "and flatly contradicts its public denials of such practices.
"The OIG goes to great lengths to ... avoid the relevant facts," Horner concludes.
CEI.org: Ten Reasons to Abolish the Export-Import Bank
A new CEI study released today compiles ten reasons to abolish the Export-Import Bank. The bank subsidizes companies that export goods abroad, and foreign companies that buy those goods. Whatever the intentions behind the bank, the result is one of the federal government’s largest corporate welfare programs.> Read more
James Delingpole Interviews Myron Ebell: 'What They Want to do is Make you Poorer'
What is the best way to win the climate debate? Director of Global Warming and International Environmental Policy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, Myron Ebell talks climate debate tactics with James Delingpole. Is the starting point of the debate moral, scientific, or political?> View the interview
Red Tapeworm 2014: Federal Regulatory Disclosure Becomes More Confused
“The Regulatory Plan and Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions” normally appears in the Federal Register each fall and (minus the Regulatory Plan) each spring. But until the Spring 2014 agenda’s release in late May, the appearance of the agenda had become quite irregular. Another complication is that agencies are not required to limit their regulatory activity to what they publish in the agenda.> Read more
CEI's Warren T. Brookes Journalism Fellowship is a one-year fellowship that aims to provide journalists the opportunity to improve their knowledge of free markets principles and limited government through interaction with CEI policy experts. > cei.org/warrenbrookes