Competitive Enterprise Institute

CEI Commends House Passage of Modest Banking Reforms, Urges Congress to Go Further

Today, the House considered and passed The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act aimed at scaling back a few bad Dodd-Frank bank regulations. The legislation, S. 2155, already passed the Senate in March 2018.  CEI Senior Fellow John Berlau released a statement echoing the importance of …

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How Trump Can Build on Regulatory Reform: Borrow From Reagan's Playbook

The Hill cited the Competitive Enterprise Institute on the cost which federal regulations pass onto consumers. One of the most successful policy achievements of the Trump administration and the 115th Congress has been rolling back excessive federal regulations. The synergy between the executive and legislative …

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The Race Is On for Slice of Lucrative US Gambling Pie

The Daily Mail cited Michelle Minton on the conditions which observers ought expect will rise across different states concerning the management and taxation of online sports betting following the recent withdrawal of a ban on such entertainment by the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court left …

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Net Neutrality Regulations Are Harmful, Unnecessary, and Unconstitutional

Today, the Senate passed a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution, expressing disapproval of the Federal Communications Commission’s Restoring Internet Freedom Order. The resolution is an attempt to restore the Obama administration’s 2015 decision to regulate Internet service providers like public utilities. The Competitive Enterprise Institute continues …

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U.S. Supreme Court Opens Door For States To Allow Sports Betting

Watchdog cited Michelle Minton on the financial benefits to states on the deregulation of online sports betting, and on the stained-glass landscape which people should expect will arise as states individually determine how to manage their new income. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck …

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Sports Betting Ruling Could Have Consequences, Especially For College Athletes

National Public Radio cited Michelle Minton on the consequence of betting on college sports where student players are not paid. The amateur athletes are the most vulnerable to corruption because they’re not paid. Listen to more here.  Date: Monday, May 14, 2018Source: NPRIssues: Risk and Consumer FreedomReferenced experts: Michelle MintonMedia …

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Cooler Heads Coalition Lunch Briefing with Ross McKitrick

Location: 1310 L Street NW, 7th FloorWashington, DC 20005United StatesEvent Date: Google Outlook MAC/iOS Specializing in environmental economics, Ross McKitrick is Professor of Economics and CBE Chair in Sustainable Commerce at the University of Guelph, in Guelph, Ontario.  In 2012, he was appointed CME Fellow in Sustainable …

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CEI Luncheon Dallas Petroleum Club

Location: 2200 Ross AveDallas, TX 75201United StatesEvent Date: Myron Ebell, Director of CEI’s Center for Energy and Environment, will speak to an invite-only audience at the Dallas Petroleum Club on May 8, 2018. WHEN: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 12:00 – 1:00 PM WHERE: Dallas Petroleum Club 2200 Ross Ave, …

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CEI Dinner Host Committee Reception with Senator Lankford

Location: 1310 L Street NW, 7th FloorWashington, DC 20005United StatesEvent Date: Google Outlook MAC/iOS Deregulatory stalwart Senator James Lankford (R-OK) will deliver brief remarks about the unprecedented rollback of the administrative state. As Chairman of the Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management, Sen. Lankford is an …

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Spending Reform: The Flip Side of Federal Tax Reform

IBD cited Wayne Crews on just how much of a tremendous burden is being imposed upon the national economy by federal regulations. We must show that we can shrink the size of Washington by eliminating federal functions and departments like Education (returning that responsibility to …

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