CEI Today: Congress & climate change, $100 million AT&T fine, King v. Burwell, and more

Thursday, June 18, 2015
In the News Today

 

CLIMATE CHANGE - MARLO LEWIS

The Real Climate Change Disaster: Bad Facts Lead to Bad Policy
 

CEI released “Time for a Sensible Sense of Congress Resolution on Climate Change” by Marlo Lewis, offering a template for Congress to correct the record on bad climate change facts and work toward more sensible energy policies.  > Read more

> Interview Marlo Lewis

 

$100 MILLION AT&T FINE - RYAN RADIA

FCC Ignores Rule of Law in Attempt to Fine AT&T for Throttling Wireless Users

Wednes
day, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), on a three-to-two vote, found that AT&T violated federal regulations by failing to disclose that it was throttling certain wireless customers on an “unlimited” data plan. The FCC claims AT&T owes a $100 million fine.  But as dissenting FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai argued in his dissent, unlimited data and unlimited speed aren’t the same—and AT&T never promised its customers they would enjoy both.  > Read more


> Interview Ryan Radia
 

KING v BURWELL - SAM KAZMAN

The IRS, Obamacare, and the English Language

In the days just before the March 4 Supreme Court hearing in King v. Burwell, I got a number of calls from total strangers who had read about the case and who wanted to be plaintiffs in it. I explained to them that it was too late to join the case then, but listened to their stories of cancelled insurance policies and jobs jeopardized by Obamacare.
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OBAMA FIDUCIARY RULE - JOHN BERLAU

 

CEI applauds the House Appropriations Committee for blocking the Labor Department's fiduciary rule. The DOL is not only stepping out of its authority by trying to remake the brokerage and IRA industry, it is premising the rule on what it believes is the stupidity of American investors. 


> Interview John Berlau 
 




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