CEI Today: Republicans for Big Labor, Year of the Veto, and global warming facts

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
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Federal Regulation? Who Cares?
Regulatory liberalization that reduces uncertainty and increases the returns to risk-taking is the yet-to-be-deployed stimulus package. The problem now is that Congress will have a tough time with a liberalization agenda in Obama’s “year of the veto.” > Read the Forbes commentary


Independent Satellite Records Agree: Little to No Global Warming over Past 18 Years

Roy Spencer, John Christy, and William Braswell of the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) Earth System Science Center recently released Version 6 (V.6) of their global satellite temperature dataset. The scientists describe the upgrade as “by far the most extensive revision of the procedures and computer code we have ever produced in over 25 years of global temperature monitoring.” > Read more 

> Interview Marlo Lewis


Republicans Vote in Favor of Union Giveaways


Last week, CEI sent out a Key Vote alert on two amendments. Both were designed to save taxpayers money by ending policies that benefit unions at the expense of fiscal responsibility and common sense. Normally, most would expect Republicans would support such measures, especially since labor unions are primarily donors to the Democratic party. Unfortunately, nearly 50 GOP members voted against both amendments. > Read more


CEI's Battered Business Bureau:
The Week in Regulation

Federal Labor Relations Authority employees might be bad at paying what they owe, because a new regulation is geared specifically at them, “governing procedures for collecting debts owed to the federal government by present and former FLRA employees.”

Convening at the National Press Club, a select group of thought leaders, industry leaders, and policy makers - including CEI's John Berlau - will gather to consider the future of alternative finance. 


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