CEI Today: Minimum wage, taxpayer giveaway, EPA climate report, and more

Friday, July 24, 2015
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MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE - RYAN YOUNG


New York State Mulling Minimum Wage Increase
 

New York State is considering implementing a $15 hourly minimum wage for fast food restaurant chains, which heavily employ teens. The increase would not affect restaurants with fewer than 30 locations, or other teen-heavy employers, such as retailers.
 
That means it would disemploy fewer people than would a blanket increase. But while some teens will get hefty raises, othes will be unable to find a job at all.  > Read more


> Interview Ryan Young
 

TAXPAYER GIVEAWY TO UNIONS - TREY KOVACS

Time to Enforce Texas Constitution’s Bar on Taxpayer Subsidies to Private Parties

 

Use of taxpayer funds should be reserved for purely public purposes, not the private benefit of an individual, corporation, or association. Yet, Texas public employee unions, which are officially private organizations, receive a direct subsidy from local governments in the form of release time, a practice that allows public employees to conduct union business during working hours without loss of pay. > Read more

> Interview Trey Kovacs
 

EPA CLIMATE REPORT - MARLO LEWIS


EPA’s Climate Action Flimflam Report, Part 2

 

EPA’s report on the U.S. domestic benefits of aggressive “global action” to combat climate change is flamflam. Turns out, EPA’s so-called business-as-usual scenario is actually a high-end emissions scenario. > Read more  
 

> Interview Marlo Lewis
 

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