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CEI Weekly: CEI Responds to the 2013 State of the Union

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CEI Weekly: CEI Responds to the 2013 State of the Union

FEATURE: CEI Responds to State of the Union


On Tuesday evening, President Obama delivered his fifth State of the Union. CEI policy experts live blogged the address at CEI headquarters. We've compiled a round-up of CEI experts' reactions to focal issues of the president's speech, including jobs, energy, cybersecurity, and immigration. View the roundup here.





'Blunting' the Decline of Unions

Matt Patterson's op-ed in The New York Post


New Green Rules in California Take Safe Chemicals Out of Use

Angela Logomasini's op-ed in Investor's Business Daily


The Anti-Democracy Index

Wayne Crews and Ryan Young's op-ed in The American Spectator


Frum Is Wrong About Budget Cuts

Hans Bader's letter to the editor in The National Post


Re: Out of the Woods

Iain Murray's post in National Review Online


Georgia Joins Lawsuit Challenging Dodd-Frank

CEI's citation in The Atlantic Business Chronicle


A Lot of Hot Air on Energy in SOTU

Brian McNicoll's citation in National Review


Left-Wing Groups Shape Dodd-Frank

John Berlau's citation in THe Washington Free Beacon



















February 14, 2013: Dodd-Frank's Constitutionality 


CEI General Counsel Sam Kazman discusses a lawsuit in which CEI, the 60 Plus Association, and the State National Bank of Big Spring, Texas arguethat parts of the Dodd-Frank financial regulation bill are unconstitutional. Both the bill’s grant of Orderly Liquidation Authority to the Treasury secretary and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s unaccountability fail to pass constitutional muster. The plaintiffs are joined by11 states.




Schools Trample on First Amendment

By Hans Bader


King of Nowhere

By Matt Patterson


TSCA Reform: Reasonable Certainty of Harm to Animals

By Angela Logomasini


State of the Union? Try Over-Regulated

By Wayne Crews