CEI Today: Michelle Obama's school lunches, federal land mismanagement, Millennial capitalism, and more

Friday, September 18, 2015
In the News Today

 

MICHELLE OBAMA'S LUNCH PROGRAM - MICHELLE MINTON

Should Congress trash Michelle Obama’s lunch program?

 

With the HHFKA scheduled for reauthorization this month, it’s worth asking: Is the program is worth its $15 billion costs or is there is a better option? > Read The Hill commenary


> Interview Michelle Minton
 

FEDERAL LAND MISMANAGEMENT - RJ SMITH


Federal land management to blame for out-of-control fires, say critics

With 190 million acres of land under its control, the Forest Service is ill-equipped to manage land to prevent fires or protect property once blazes break out, said Robert Smith, distinguished fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s Center for Energy and Environment. > Read the Fox News story

> Interview RJ Smith

 

OBAMA'S PRO-LABOR AGENDA - TREY KOVACS

Obama NLRB pushes pro-labor agenda as administration winds down


“They [NLRB] have been active in recent months,” said Trey Kovacs, a labor policy expert with the Competitive Enterprise Institute. > Read the Fox News story

> Interview Trey Kovacs

 

TERRIBLE STATE ATTORNEYS GENERAL - HANS BADER

 

Top rank A.G.? Our own Kane
 
While Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is an egregious example, she is not the only current attorney general with a history of violating the law. > Read the Philadelphia Daily News commentary

YOUNG CAPITALISTS - FRED SMITH


The Next Generation Of Capitalists

 

The trends emerging among young adults in the U.S. are very encouraging. A can-do, entrepreneurial spirit coupled with a skepticism of central control and political micromanaging is just the kind of attitude that has helped New Orleans make such impressive progress in the aftermath of heartbreaking disaster. > Read the Forbes commentary

 

> Interview Fred Smith

 

 

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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