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
WORST REGULATOR? - WAYNE CREWS
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
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