CEI Today: Operation Choke Point, air traffic control, a major labor reform vote, and more

Thursday, February 4, 2016
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OPERATION CHOKE POINT

House Leads Effort to End Operation Choke Point Abuse


The Obama administration’s Operation Choke Point, which targets politically-disfavored payment processors, payday lenders, gun shop owners, and other companies, is a major abuse of executive authority and of otherwise legal businesses.
 > Read more

> Interview Iain Murray

AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL REFORM - MARC SCRIBNER


Air Traffic Control Modernization Advances in House Committee


The current air traffic control model is a relic of the 1960s and should be dismantled and replaced, as most of the industrialized world has done over the past 25 years.  > Read more

MAJOR LABOR REFORM - IVAN OSORIO

West Virginia Set to Enact Major Labor Reform with Prevailing Wage Repeal


Prevailing wage laws tilt the contracting playing field in favor of unions, at the expense of nonunion workers and taxpayers. > Read more

> Interview Ivan Osorio

OBSOLETE REGULATIONS - RYAN YOUNG

How to Get Rid of Obsolete Regulations


Regulations should be subject to cost analysis after coming into effect, not just before. The House this week is considering H.R. 1675, the Encouraging Employee Ownership Act, an important regulatory reform for getting rid of old or obsolete rules. > Read more 


> Interview Ryan Young

 

    

 

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