CEI Today: Govt labor unions, OPIC expiring, Obama fiduciary rule, and more

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
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How Government Unions Undermine Upward Mobility 

Government labor unions create a privileged and protected class of workers and don’t do much to help the working class, finds a new report from the Competitive Enterprise Institute. > Read more

> Interview Carrie Sheffield



The Case for Closing OPIC

OPIC’s charter expires on September 30, unless Congress renews it—in this way, its business model is similar to the now-expired Export Import Bank. From wasting taxpayer money on the politically well-connected to ineffective job creation policies, the report lists the many reasons why it's time to pull the plug on OPIC. > Read more

> Interview Ryan Young



House Action on Obama "Fiduciary Rule" Investment Restrictions


The House on Wednesday is taking action against the Obama administration's "fiduciary rule" that would restrict the investment choices of holders of 401(k)s, IRAs, health savings accounts, and Coverdell education accounts. The Department of Labor is trying to remake the brokerage and IRA industry and premising the rule on what it believes is the stupidity of American investors.   > Read more



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