CEI Today: Missouri right to work vote, the crude oil export ban, GE & Ex-Im, and more

Thursday, September 17, 2015
In the News Today

 

MISSOURI RIGHT TO WORK - TREY KOVACS

Missouri Right to Work Override Vote Failed

 

“In failing to override the governor’s veto, Missouri lawmakers lost a chance to make history and dealt a devastating blow to worker freedom in favor of special interests and Big Labor,” said Trey Kovacs, a labor policy expert for the Competitive Enterprise Institute. 
In a report released this week, Kovacs explained how people's incomes and the state's economy would have benefited greatly from becoming a right to work state. > Read more


> Interview Trey Kovacs
 


CRUDE OIL EXPORT BAN - WILLIAM YEATMAN

 

Obama’s Not-So-Grand Energy Strategy: *Aimless Authoritarianism*
 
House of Representatives leadership is announcing a strategy to advance legislation that would forbid federal officials from imposing or enforcing restrictions on the export of oil.  > Read more 

GE & THE EX-IM BANK - RYAN YOUNG


GE's Outsized Reaction to Ex-Im Expiration

 

General Electric recently announced it would not move its headquarters to Cincinnati. The reason for this earth-shattering news is that some members of Ohio’s congressional delegation oppose reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank. GE is a major beneficiary of Ex-Im financing. > Read more

 

> Interview Ryan Young

 

 

CEI's Battered Business Bureau:
The Week in Regulation

It was a short work week due to the Labor Day holiday, but agencies still found the time to finalize new regulations covering everything from unfinished wood to fleeing felons.


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