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Friday, May 22, 2015
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Forbes: A Comprehensive Regulatory Reform Agenda, Barack Obama Veto Pen Notwithstanding
Congress passes a few dozen laws each year, but regulators meanwhile  issue several thousand rules and regulations. On top of that, “regulatory dark matter“ like presidential and agency memos, guidance documents, bulletins and press releases may enact policy directly or indirectly. When it comes to federal regulation and red tape, I like to break it down into (1) the existing hairball and (2) what hasn’t happened yet. > Read the Forbes commentary



Defund the Partisan NLRB

Evidence is aplenty that the NLRB acts as a stooge for organized labor at the expense of equality in bargaining power. The recently implemented ambush election rule is front and center. > Read more 



Long Mass Transit Commutes Are Horrible for Your Health


I personally find it hilarious that transit boosters implicitly accept that the direct mobility benefits of transit are so low that they need to fling every possible co-benefit spaghetti at the wall in order to justify unjustifiable mass transit subsidies. But to you who drive alone to work and are now scared your car is secretly killing you, don’t worry. It’s the transit riders with commutes twice as long as yours who may need to worry. > Read more 



Sen. Warren Gets Hit on Trade Issues

Sen. Warren’s arguments are bogus on “secret” trade deals. Many of her other arguments are bogus as well.
 > Read more


> Related: Trade Promotion Authority in the Senate: Do-It-Yourself Economics

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Saving the Bees vs. Pork Barrel Spending



Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Washington, DC


The Constitutional Limits of the
Endangered Species Act

What limits does the Constitution place on federal regulations under the ESA? Should Congress resolve that issue instead of the courts? Would endangered species be better protected or worse off if PETPO prevails in court or S. 1142 is enacted?
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Snapshot of the Federal Regulatory State



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Townhall - Don't Let Unions Get Your Phone Number & Email Address 






Protect Your Privacy!

Starting April 14, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) will require businesses to surrender lists of employees’ phone numbers and personal email addresses to union organizers. Giving away employees’ personal contact information violates basic privacy rights and will inevitably lead to workers being targeted for harassment at the hands of union bosses.

Congress is getting ready to vote on a Congressional Review Act resolution that will tell the NLRB to stop using government power to benefit union bosses.

Tell Washington that you want to protect your privacy by sending a virtual “Do Not Disturb” letter. Click here and send a letter to Congress. Your support is critical to protect workers’ privacy rights.

Unlike the government's proposal, this letter is voluntary!

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ALG's Daily Grind - GOP to push for short-term continuing resolution if Obama amnesty goes forward 


Nov. 14, 2014

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GOP to push for short-term continuing resolution if Obama amnesty goes forward
Without the power of the purse in hand, Republicans would have no way to fight against Obama's usurpation, granting amnesty to 4.5 million illegal immigrants. 

Time is up for wind production tax credits
A reasonable statement of belief that wind energy just needs a little help to get off the ground and become financially viable. And it was reasonable, in 1983, when it was made. 

Businesses are bracing for rush of pro-labor rulings
The National Labor Relations Board is expected to release a flurry of pro-labor decisions by mid-December, when Democrats could lose their majority on the federal agency.


ALG - NLRB utilizes more union representation than any other agency  


Oct. 7, 2014, Fairfax, Va.—Americans for Limited Government President Nathan Mehrens today issued the following statement calling attention to Office of Personnel Management data that shows the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) utilized more union representation than any other agency:


"Federal government labor union employees at the NLRB apparently need the most protection by taxpayer funded union stewards of any other Agency.  As the Office of Personnel Management revealed late last week, in 2012, the National Labor Relations Board's employees utilized more union representation than any other Agency and it wasn't even close.


"It is truly sad that the Board which purports to protect employee rights, has such little regard for their own staff that employees need to have four times as many hours spent on union representatives than the average federal agency.  A cynic might believe that perhaps these are old-fashioned featherbed jobs, where little work is actually required. 


"As a result, Americans for Limited Government intends to issue a formal complaint to the Office of the Inspector General to determine whether there is an abusive labor situation at the NLRB, or are these brother-in-law jobs where no work is required?


"One other question that anyone concerned with good government should ask is, "why is this report just being issued now, almost two years after the 2012 fiscal year ended?  OPM's failure to issue these reports that go to the heart of how this Administration is allocating its personnel spending is egregious in this age of computerized data tracking."


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ALG's Daily Grind - Has the Boomer retirement wave finally hit? 


Oct. 7, 2014

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Has the Boomer retirement wave finally hit?
Everybody knows that when the Boomers retire, federal Social Security and Medicare budgets are set to explode. Have we finally reached that tipping point?

Cartoon: Mission demolished
Obama pulls the pin.

Is the NLRB the most anti-labor Agency under Obama?
The National Labor Relations Board, an agency whose reason for being is to ensure that the nation's labor laws are properly enforced, had four times as many hours spent on union representatives than the average federal agency.