CEI Today: Regulation without representation, Labor Day, Russia & climate change, and more

Thursday, September 3, 2015
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REGULATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION - WAYNE CREWS & RYAN YOUNG

How to fix regulation without representation

 

If agencies know that Congress has the ability to check rogue rulemaking, they may be less likely to issue unilateral rules in the first place, further reducing the potential burden on both Congress and the public. > Read the Hill commentary


> Interview an expert
 

LABOR DAY

 

This Labor Day, which marks an historical recognition of American workers dating back to the late 19th Century, is a time to take stock of the state of labor and the modern day role of labor unions.

A set of three CEI studies - “The High Cost of Big Labor” - examines the economic impact of labor policies on U.S. states, including right to work and collective bargaining laws.

The Unintended Consequences of Collective Bargaining

 

An Interstate Analysis of Right to Work Laws

 

Understanding Public Pension Debt

CLIMATE PROBLEM OR RUSSIA PROBLEM? - MARLO LEWIS

Obama’s Alaska Trip: Do We Have a Climate Change Problem or a Russia Problem?


The Obama administration, it seems, is worried about Russia’s expanding presence in the Arctic, but wants the public to think we have a climate change problem rather than a Russia problem.> Read more

> Interview Marlo Lewis

 

STATE ATTORNEYS GENERAL - HANS BADER
 

America's Six Worst Attorneys General

State attorneys general (AGs) are their state’s chief lawyer, tasked with representing state agencies in court, defending state laws, and giving legal advice to state officials. But in recent years, many AGs have taken on a role as self-serving politicians who neglect these duties and instead seek to expand their own power — from using their office to enrich themselves or their trial lawyer friends to filing lawsuits attacking political opponents or law-abiding businesses. > Read more

> Interview Hans Bader

 




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