CEI Weekly: Federal Regulations Are Killing Jobs
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December 10, 2010
As officials in the Obama Administration wax poetic about job creation, federal agencies are generating new regulations that are killing American jobs. CEI Associate Fellow Ben Lieberman had an op-ed in The New York Post this week on industries that are being forced to cut jobs because of the federal government. Read the op-ed here.
>>Shaping the Debate
Vincent Vernuccio’s citation in The Wall Street Journal Blogs
The Environmental Impact Subterfuge
Greg Conko and Henry I. Miller’s article in Nature Biotechnology
Legalizing Online Gambling is a No-Brainer
Michelle Minton’s op-ed in Forbes
Sniffing Out Injustice
Iain Murray’s blog post at The Washington Examiner
Obama Goes Rogue in Cancun, Putting U.S. Interests at Risk
Chris Horner’s op-ed in The Daily Caller
The Food Industry Plays Regulatory Roulette
Greg Conko’s citation in The Washington Examiner
Despite Strong Opposition, Ethanol Subsidies Set to be Renewed in Tax Deal
CEI’s citation on Yahoo News
Hans Bader’s citation in National Review Online
>>Best of the Blogs
The College Debt Bubble: Is it Ready to Explode?
By Hans Bader
Pro-Trade Country Songs–Oak Ridge Boys Beat Brad Paisley
By John Berlau
Can EPA Regulators “Solve” the Obesity Problem?
By Angela Logomasini
Why Insurance Rates Rise in Calm Seasons
By Michelle Minton
CEI Research Associate Brian McGraw talks about the federal government’s multi-billion dollar subsidies for ethanol, which is now dismissed even by environmental groups as an inferior alternative to gasoline. He also explains what lies in ethanol’s near future. Brian was also recently interviewed on RTV’s Thom Hartmann Show, which you can watch here.
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