CEI Today: Chafitz on Internet freedom and changes to chemical safety rules

Friday, October 9, 2015
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'Reforming' the Toxic Substances Control Act

There is one thing we can be sure about. TSCA "reform" won't make us any safer because the public risks TSCA regulates are by and large insignificant: those posed by trace chemicals found in consumer products. Industry itself already has systems in place to address health risks, merely because there's no in gain poisoning your customers. > Read more

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What Will a Chaffetz Speakership Mean for Internet Freedom?

Rep. Chaffetz claims to be a strong defender of the Tenth Amendment’s constitutional guarantee that powers not delegated to federal government are reserved for the states and to the people. Yet, last June, he introduced the Remote Transactions Parity Act of 2015 (RTPA, H.R. 2275), which would allow states to reach across their borders to tax online purchases by other states’ residents. > Read the analysis by Jessica Melugin

Chaffetz has twice introduced the Restoration of America’ Wire Act (RAWA, H.R. 707), which would allow the federal government to overturn state laws that govern a wholly intrastate activity. > Read the analysis by Michelle Minton

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