CEI Today: Obamacare ruling, unionizing college athletes, Dodd-Frank anniversary, honeybees and pesticides

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
In the News Today

A BIGGER OBAMACARE LAWSUIT

Obama Awaits Another Court Ruling That Could Deal Blow To Obamacare


"President Barack Obama’s healthcare law could be dealt a severe blow this week" in a U.S. Circuit Court ruling in Halbig vs. Burwell, reports McClatchy-Tribune. The lawsuit was instigated by the Competitive Enterprise Institute.
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UNIONIZATION OF COLLEGE ATHLETES - ALOYSIUS HOGAN

Amicus Brief to NLRB regarding Unionization of Collegiate Athletes


For the National Labor Relations Board’s full consideration of unionizing student athletes, I submitted an amicus brief opposing the regional director’s decision and direction of election.
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> Interview Aloysius Hogan

HONEYBEES & ANGELA LOGOMASINI - ANGELA LOGOMASINI

The Hill: “Tampering” with nature to save honeybees


Environmental groups are calling for an immediate suspension of an entire class of pesticides in order to save ailing honeybee populations—and they won’t wait for results of a recently launched federal effort to study the problem. But the greens' strategy won’t help the honeybees because it targets the least likely cause of recent beehive losses and ignores the more likely ones. > Read more

> Interview Angela Logomasini

DODD-FRANK ANNIVERSARY - JOHN BERLAU


CEI.org: Dodd-Frank Is Obamacare for Non-Health Insurance

As Dodd-Frank approaches its fourth anniversary, Obama is singing its praises. Yet even to lawmakers from Obama’s own party, this “financial reform” legislation is looking more and more like a destabilizing force – much like the so-called “reform” of health insurance. > Read more

> Interview John Berlau


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