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CEI Today: Obamacare typo?, the Ban Poisonous Additives Act, Uber politics, and more 

Thursday, July 24, 2014
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USA Today: A victory for the rule of law


Some critics of the D.C. Circuit ruling argue that it's based on a glorified "typo." That's absolutely false. The state-federal distinction, as one judge pointed out at the court hearing, appears in the ACA seven times.

If that needs fixing, then it's up to Congress and only Congress to fix it. Those who claim this is a typo need to learn more about both the law and about typography. > Read more

> See also: WSJ Live: Competitive Enterprise Institute General Council Sam Kazman explains how a federal court justified the Obama Administration’s decision to subsidize federal health-care exchanges.

> Interview Sam Kazman



Forbes: Greens' Attempt To Ban Bisphenol A Will Endanger Public Health

Thanks to green alarmism, Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) recently introduced the “Ban Poisonous Additives Act of 2014,” which would eliminate the chemical Bisphenol A from food containers.  Applauding Markey’s bill, the Environmental Working Group exclaimed in a press statement: “Science shows that BPA is present in the vast majority of Americans and is harmful to human health.”

Yet the overwhelming body of science on BPA shows the exact opposite: BPA bans are not only unwarranted, but they are the real danger to public health.
> Read more

> Interview Angela Logomasini


CEI.org: Uber, Regulation, and Free Markets

Libertarians are justifiably excited about the prospects of ridesharing companies such as Uber and equally justified in their disgust of regulators intent on preventing the expansion of ridesharing services. However, supporting the regulatory accomodation strategy that Uber appears to have adopted and supporting free market policies are two very different things.
> Read more

> Interview Marc Scribner


The High Cost of Big Labor - a three part series

An Interstate Analysis of Right to Work Laws

Understanding Public Pension Debt


Apply for CEI's Journalism Fellowship!

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


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