CEI Today: Regulatory dark matter, Paris climate change summit, Internet gambling, and more

Wednesday, December 9, 2015
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Mapping Washington’s Lawlessness: A Preliminary Inventory of “Regulatory Dark Matter”

Without Congress actually passing a law or an APA-compliant legislative rule or regulation being issued, the federal government increasingly injects itself into our states, our communities, and our personal lives. This report is a preliminary effort at outlining the scope of this phenomenon. It concludes with steps for Congress to address dark matter and to halt the over-delegation of legislative power that has permitted it. > View the report

> Read the Washington Examiner coverage

 Interview Wayne Crews



Deck Stacked at House Oversight Committee Hearing on Internet Gambling


Today, the House Oversight and Government Reform (OGR) Committee will hold a hearing titled, “Casino in Every Smartphone – Law Enforcement Implications,” to discuss the ramifications of the legal online gambling market that has arisen in the last two years. The hearing’s architect, committee Chairmen Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) isn’t exactly keen on letting Americans legally gamble online. > Read more

> Interview Michelle Minton






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