CEI Weekly: Federal Regulations Are Killing Jobs

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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

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.

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