CEI Today: ExIm Bank fix, UN global warming summit, labor score card for Congress, and more

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Investor's Business Daily: Ex-Im Bank Fight Shows How We Can Sunset More Useless Agencies

The biggest lesson from the Ex-Im fight is that automatic agency sunsets are a good thing, and more agencies should have them.

Yes, Ex-Im survived this reauthorization fight, but it lost some of its swagger. Whether it's this round of reauthorization or the next, Ex-Im will see significant reforms to reduce its pervasive corruption and cronyism, from increased disclosure requirements for employees to term limits for executives
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CNSNews: Plans to Turn ‘Politically Binding’ UN Climate Change Accord Into Federal Law

Obama administration officials who say they intend to sign a “politically binding” agreement to drastically reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions at the UnitedNations’ (UN) climate change conference in Paris next year already have a legal strategy to turn any non-binding accord into federal law, warns Christopher Horner, senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI).
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CEI’s Battered Business Bureau: The Week in Regulation

The number of new regulations topped 2,500 on the year, while the Federal Register added 1,853 pages to end the week just shy of the 55,000 mark.

Last week, 64 new final regs were published in the Federal Register. That’s the equivalent of a new regulation every 2 hours, 38 minutes.


CEI Honors 29 House Lawmakers with “Champion of the Worker” Awards

Thursday, the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) announced 29 current House lawmakers earned its distinguished “Champion of the Worker” award for perfect voting records on key employment and workforce issues during the 113th Congress. > Read more

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