CEI Today: King v Burwell, regulation > spending, Save the Bees, and more

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
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President Obama Posits Himself as All Three Branches in One

Ignoring his agency’s abuse of the law and undermining Congress, Obama today claims Supreme Court should not have taken up Obamacare case. 


“While President Obama’s healthcare law and his legacy may be near and dear to his heart, in the United States our system of government does not give any President or administration the authority to re-write laws, as the IRS attempted to do in this instance with Obamacare," said Lawson Bader, president of the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), which is coordinating the King v. Burwell case. > Read more

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Memo To Presidential Campaigns -- Federal Regulation Matters More Than Spending

The federal government’s reach extends well beyond taxes, deficits, and borrowing. Federal environmental, safety and health, and economic regulations affect the economy by hundreds of billions—perhaps trillions—annually in addition to the official dollar outlays that dominate the federal policy debate.  > Read more


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Save the Bees: Eliminate Biofuel Mandates

The Obama administration made a lofty promise with the launch of its National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and other Pollinators. Over the next five years, the feds will implement an interagency campaign to restore and improve 7 million acres of “pollinator habitat.” That may be a laudable goal. But the strategy fails to address one of the biggest threats to pollinator habitat: federal biofuel mandates. > Read the Huffington Post commentary

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