Competitive Enterprise Institute

Trump Keeps His Promise, Dying Patients Get a Second Chance At Life

The Washington Examiner cited the Competitive Enterprise Institute on the direct toll to human life that regulations impose as a result of ever-increasing FDA clinical demands creating a bottle-neck process in the pharmaceutical market.     Under the current model, even before the most promising drugs are …

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Louder Applause + Less Regulation = Greater Entrepreneurship

Unleashing entrepreneurship is a global imperative, evidenced by worldwide governmental passion for classifying and measuring entrepreneurship, such as the World Bank’s Doing Businessreport series, and by a mounting consensus that excessive entry regulation and other impediments dampen entrepreneurial innovation. Alvaro Vargas Llosa’s Lessons from the Poor:Triumph of …

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Trump’s Orders Show Unwavering Attack on Federal Unions, Employees

The Washington Post cited Ian Murray on the sweeping reform occurring throughout the federal government since the Trump administration instituted new procedures through which federal management can now remove underperformers on behalf of their efforts and conduct.      Trump’s order on “Streamlining Removal Procedures” is in …

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State Street Class Action Fee Probe Enmeshes Pension Fund Official

Reuters cited Ted Frank on the implications of the State Street Class Action Case. In an ominous order on Friday, U.S. District Judge Mark Wolf of Boston instructed the executive director of the Arkansas Teacher Retirement System to appear at a hearing Wednesday to defend …

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Freezing the Paris Climate Accord is a job for the Senate

Why would we want to remain in a club that’s organized to pressure and browbeat us into acting against our best interests and better judgment? Suppose also that someone signed us up without our consent. Why would we reward such trickery and endure years of …

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NLRB Acting Like It Has Something to Hide

Regarding your editorial “Funny Business at the Labor Board” (May 17): The National Labor Relations Board Inspector General Office has responded to the Competitive Enterprise Institute and National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation’s Freedom of Information Act requests, which were submitted independently and separately. …

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CEI Condemns Trump Decision on Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Today, the Trump administration announced additional steel and aluminum tariffs on America’s allies, including the European Union, Canada, and Mexico. As a staunch supporter of free trade, the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) strongly condemns these actions and urges President Trump to change course immediately to prevent …

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Trump Prefers Energy Dominance to Paris

This article originally appeared in the June issue of Standpoint magazine in London and is republished here with Standpoint’s permission. Donald J. Trump has made many decisions since becoming President of the United States that have offended the permanent political establishment in Washington; and in …

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'Right to Try' Is a Win for Patient Rights and President Trump

The Hill cited the Competitive Enterprise Institute on the overwhelming cost of compliance which taxes the American economy and in this case limits pharmaceutical ingenuity or ease of access for potentially life-saving medicine.  The passage of RTT legislation represents an important win for patients who …

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Dodd-Frank Volcker Rule Rollback Will Help Entrepreneurs, Investors

The Federal Reserve Board is expected today to start rolling back the Volcker Rule, a controversial Dodd-Frank provision that prohibits federally insured commercial banks from engaging in certain types of proprietary trading or investing in hedge funds or private equity funds. CEI policy experts say …

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