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CEI Weekly: CEI Hosts Lively Hill Briefing on E-Verify

CEI Weekly is a compilation of articles and blog posts from CEI’s fellows and associates sent out via e-mail every Friday. Also included in the weekly newsletter is a brief description of CEI’s weekly podcast and a feature on a major CEI breakthrough made during the week. To sign up for CEI Weekly, go to CEI Weekly November 4, 2011 >>Featured Story Last week, CEI hosted a Capitol Hill briefing on E-Verify, the electronic employment verification system that may soon become mandatory for American businesses if some Congressmen have their way. After an engaging panel discussion, legislative staffers in the audience sparked a long debate on the merits of E-Verify which eventually led one panelist to call the briefing the best he'd ever been a part of. Watch the highlights of the briefing here. The full video of the event is here. >> Shaping the Debate Long Island Railroad Pension Fraud Case Could Be Largest Ever Vincent Vernuccio's interview on Fox Business Official Time: Government Workers Perform Union Duties on the Taxpayers' Dime Vincent Vernuccio and Trey Kovacs' article in Labor Watch Yes, Regulation Does Keep Unemployment High Wayne Crews and Ryan Young's op-ed on RealClearMarkets Election Day Alcohol Tremors Angela Logomasini's op-ed in The Michigan Capitol Confidential Long Island Railroad Workers Scam $1 Billion in Disability Benefits Vincent Vernuccio and Matt Patterson's op-ed on Regulation is This Halloween's Goblin Matthew Melchiorre's op-ed in The Daily Caller Liquor Delivery Charges Needed Michelle Minton's letter to the editor in The Detroit News Weighing the Value of a Law Degree Hans Bader's letter to the editor in The New York Times 7 Billion People Isn't the Problem Myron Ebell's citation in The Orange County Register New Law Would Require Warrant for GPS Tracking Ryan Radia's citation on ReadWriteWeb >> Best of the Blogs Keystone XL Pipeline: Alleged Conflict of Interest Much Ado About Nothing? By Marlo Lewis Wealthy Chanhassen, Minnesota NIMBYs Oppose Retail Competition, Support Development Socialism By Marc Scribner The Great Receding By Matt Patterson College Students: Check Yourself Before You Wreck the Economy By Jackie Moreau >> CEI Podcast November 3, 2011: Scary Makeup -- Senior Fellow Angela Logomasini debunks scare stories that chemicals in makeup and other household products cause cancer, neurological disorders, birth defects, and other health problems. The cardinal rule of toxicology is that the dose makes the poison. That dose just isn’t there in cosmetics, no matter how loud the shouts of some activists. For more information, see the new CEI study, “The True Story of Cosmetics: Exposing the Risks of the Smear Campaign,” by Dana Joel Gattuso.