CEI Today: Bailouts, pepper spraying drones, NLRB joint employer ruling, and more

Monday, August 31, 2015
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PREVENT NEW BAILOUTS - JOHN BERLAU

 

CEI’S COALITION LETTER TO PREVENT NEW BAILOUTS OF FANNIE AND FREDDIE
 

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the two government-sponsored enterprises that many observers—from American Enterprise Institute scholar Peter Wallison to New York Times business columnist Gretchen Morgenson—say were the proximate cause of the crisis still face no requirement for any type of capital cushion. > Read more
 

 

PEPPER SPRAYING DRONES - MARC SCRIBNER

Did North Dakota Just Authorize Pepper-Spraying Police Drones?


I certainly don’t want the police to have armed [drones]—whether they be deployed with lethal or non-lethal weapons—and requiring warrants is a good first step. But based on a reading of the statute in question, it does not appear to do what Glawe and others claims it does. > Read more

> Interview Marc Scribner

 

OBAMA'S CLIMATE CHANGE REGULATORY, TREATY AGENDA - MARLO LEWIS

Coordination between Governors, White House, and Tom Steyer


E-mails obtained through Washington State’s freedom of information law reveal a behind-the-scenes campaign to use governors’ and state attorneys general offices, green pressure groups, and renewable energy companies “to advance President Obama’s climate change regulatory and treaty agenda,” according to a new report by attorney Christopher Horner prepared for the Energy and Environment Legal Institute. > Read more

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NLRB JOINT EMPLOYER RULING


NLRB Ruling in Joint Employer Cases Will Have Devastating Economic Impact
 

Yet another decision by unelected regulators, this time at the National Labor Relations Board, will have a devastating impact on American employers and employees. > Read more


> Related: Federal Labor Agencies Attack Workers and the Economy

 

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