CEI Weekly: REINS Act Introduced in House

CEI Weekly: REINS Act Introduced in House

January 25, 2013

FEATURE: Reins Act Introduced in House

 

This week, U.S. Rep. Todd Young introduced the Regulations from the Executive In Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act, a regulatory reform bill originally proposed in the 112th Congress by now-former Congressman Geoff Davis. This time, the bill has 121 co-sponsors. CEI experts issued a statement praising the bill, arguing it could be a chance to bring accountability to Washington. Read the statement here.

 

SHAPING THE DEBATE

 

Did the Obama Administration Break Its Promise of Transparency?

Chris Horner's interview on Fox Business

 

Baucus Can Help Montana by Opposing Internet Tax

Jessica Melugin's op-ed in The Missoulian

 

Greece Shows Us How Poverty Degrades the Environment

Iain Murray's op-ed in The Huffington Post

 

More Electric Car Charging Stations Open in Atlanta

Marlo Lewis' citation in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 

TSA Pulls Plug on Naked Body Scanners

Marc Scribner's citation in Politico

 

Investing in Foreign Countries

William Yeatman's citation in The Washington Free Beacon

 

Verizon First Amendment Challenge of Net Neutrality Tests Century of Regulation

CEI's citation in Bloomberg BNA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                     

                                        
         

CEI PODCAST

 

January 24, 2013: Gov. McDonnell's Transportation Plan

 

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell recently released a headline-grabbing plan for the state’s transportation funding that would abolish the state’s gasoline tax and raise other taxes to make up the difference. Land-use and Transportation Policy Analyst Marc Scribner is critical of the plan, and prefers policies that fit the user-pays, user-benefits principle.

 

BEST OF THE BLOGS

 

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Adam Smith's Recommendation to End Illegal Immigration

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Economic Freedom Declines Again; Government Control Is Bad For Your Health

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Greens Complain About BPA-Free Products They Help Spur

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