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CEI Weekly: Federal Regulations Are Killing Jobs

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 December 10, 2010 >>Featured Story

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 Daffy Ducks 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 Well-Educated Hans Bader's citation in National Review Online >>Best of the Blogs The College Debt Bubble: Is it Ready to Explode? By Hans Bader Lame Ducks Need Some Backbone to Let Ethanol Subsidy and Tariff Expire By Fran Smith 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 Podcast December 8, 2010: What's Driving Ethanol Subsidies 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. >>Support CEI Like what you read? The Competitive Enterprise Institute’s 26-year record of success is made possible by our over 3,000 supporters. Please be sure to stop to make a donation today.  Curious about all the possible ways to donate to CEI? Contact Al Canata at or 202-331-2280 to find out more.