CEI Today: Big Labor, Endangered Species Act, and who's the worst regulator?

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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High Cost of Big Labor

The Unintended Consequences of Collective Bargaining

With high levels of unionization and no right-to-work laws, union presence has cost individuals more than $10,000 in income over the last 50 years. > Read more


See also:

An Interstate Analysis of Right to Work Laws
Understanding Public Pension Debt



CEI.org: House Brings Transparency to Endangered Species Act, Still Needs to Protect Property Rights

Tuesday the House passed H.R. 4315, the 21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act. This bill would require the Secretary of Interior to make publicly accessible on the Internet the best scientific and commercial data available justifying the listing of any new species on the Endangered Species List and any regulations regarding them.

This is another effort by the House to amend the Endangered Species Act (ESA) of 1973 -- one of the most disastrous laws ever passed by Congress.
> Read more

> Interview RJ Smith



CEI.org: Federal Agencies that Issue the Most Regulations

The top five Independent agencies in terms of rules in the Agenda pipeline are: Federal Communications Commission, Securities and Exchange Commmission, Office of Personnel Management, Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Social Security Administration.A little surprisingly, for the second time, the Environmental Protection Agency does not appear in the top five (it is sixth).
> Read more

> Interview Wayne Crews

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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