CEI Today: Worst state attorneys general, Obama's labor regulators, unknown federal agencies, and more

Thursday, August 27, 2015
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CEI Reveals The Nation’s Worst State Attorneys General 2015

From noteworthy ethical and legal breaches, including violating the Constitution, fabricating legal norms, usurping legislative powers, hiring campaign contributors as outside counsel on a contingency-fee basis, to suing businesses over conduct occurring outside their own states, six state Attorneys General (AG) earned a place on the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s list of The Nation’s Worst State Attorneys General 2015. > Read more

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Report: Obama Labor Regulators Set for Big Changes to Help Unions, Hurt Businesses and Jobs

A new report from the Competitive Enterprise Institute outlines how the Obama administration is working to make major, unilateral changes to labor policies to reward its labor union allies.
“From regulations upending franchise and contract businesses, to rushing through labor union representation votes, to imposing new overtime rules, President Obama is using regulatory agencies to make major policy changes he can’t get through Congress,”  said Trey Kovacs, CEI policy analyst and author of the report.  > Read more


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Nobody Knows How Many Federal Agencies Exist

As bureaucracy sprawls, nobody can say with complete authority exactly how many federal agencies exist. > Read more 



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