CEI Today: New crowdfunding rules, fantasy sports gambling, Barbara Boxer, and more

Friday, October 30, 2015
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NEW CROWDFUNDING RULES - JOHN BERLAU

SEC to vote Friday on crowdfunding rule


Today, the Securities and Exchange Commission will vote on new crowdfunding rules, more than 3 years after the JOBS Act was passed. "Today’s equity crowdfunding rules, though late in coming, represent a first step for policymakers in getting public policy in step with America’s crowdfunding heritage," said CEI's John Berlau. 


> Interview John Berlau
 

FANTASY SPORTS GAMBLING - MICHELLE MINTON

 

The real question about fantasy sports gambling the GOP debate missed

 

Do you think the federal government should regulate or ban state-based online gambling or should the states be able to make that decision? > Read more

 

BARBARA BOXER - MARC SCRIBNER

Barbara Boxer: Confirm PR Flak for Key Safety Role or the Transportation System Gets It


Sen. Boxer is on record as saying she would have risked shutting down federal highway programs and many of the nation’s railroads unless her political PR flak pal was confirmed for a key safety regulatory position she is unqualified to hold. Holding the nation’s transportation system hostage to extract a partisan political favor? To me at least, this makes clear that Barbara Boxer is herself unqualified to be the top Democrat on Senate EPW.
 > Read more

> Interview Marc Scribner

 




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