Tag Archives: Competitive Enterprise Institute

Minimum Wage Hikes Sending Restaurants the Way of the Shopping Mall?

Fox Business discusses minimum wage hikes with Iain Murray. Eighteen states raised their minimum wages at the start of 2018, but increasing labor costs are strangling the dining industry so much that restaurants could soon face the same fate as shopping malls. … Who suffers …

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Off Track: What's Wrong with Nashville's Transit Plan & What We Should Do

Location: Belmont UniversityGordon E. Inman Center1515 Edgewood AvenueNasville, TN 37212United StatesEvent Date: Google Outlook MAC/iOS Come hear from the nation’s foremost experts as they discuss what’s wrong with Nashville’s transit plan and what can be done about it. This event is hosted by the Beacon Center of Tennessee …

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VIDEO: Iain Murray Discusses Shrinking Government Bureaucracy on Fox News Channel

January 15, 2018 – Iain Murray, Vice President for Strategy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, joined Fox News Channel’s The Next Revolution with Steve Hilton to discuss CEI’s publication “Shrinking Government Bureaucracy.” Date: Monday, January 15, 2018Source: Fox News ChannelIssues: Regulatory ReformBusiness and GovernmentReferenced experts: Iain MurrayMedia appearance type: Citations …

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Climate of Unaccountability

The Editorial Board of The Wall Street Journal covers investigative work done by CEI’s Chris Horner. With President Trump putting economic growth above climate alarums, green activists are turning to progressive states to press their regulatory agenda. Governors from 15 states have formed the U.S. Climate Alliance, …

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The Marrakesh Climate Express

The Editorial Board of The Wall Street Journal covers investigative work done by CEI’s Chris Horner. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed an executive order in 2016 on telecommuting, noting that letting public employees work remotely can “reduce transportation-related greenhouse-gas emissions.” And those emissions do add up, especially …

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CEI Encourages Supreme Court to Uphold Interstate Commerce Protections

Today the US Supreme Court agreed to hear South Dakota v Wayfair, Inc., a case that will test the idea of limiting a state’s tax and regulatory powers to within its geographical borders.  The Court will decide whether or not to abrogate Quill Corp. v …

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Whiplashed Planners Fear GOP Swerve on Infrastructure

Roll Call discusses private activity bonds with Marc Scribner. Los Angeles has gained national notice for a series of ambitious projects affecting all facets of southern California’s transportation network, from the city’s light rail system to Los Angeles International Airport. Many of the projects — a …

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Wayne Crews Responds to GOOD Act

Today Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Ron Johnson introduced the Guidance Out Of Darkness (GOOD) Act to reform the creep of federal regulation. Wayne Crews, vice president for policy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute responded: “The GOOD Act is an important step …

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Who Will Own the Infrastructure in the Smart City?

There is great enthusiasm for the smart city concept. Integration of autonomous vehicles, drones and networked communications are expected to manage congestion, lead to fewer accidents, reduce pollution and enhance quality of life. The smart city was a major theme at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (#CES2018), …

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Study Bag

Politico’s Morning Transportation covers the release of Modernizing Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards by Marc Scribner. Take a gander at a new study by from the MIT Sloan School and Boston University, titled “The Price of Anarchy in Transportation Networks: Data-Driven Evaluation and Reduction Strategies.” And when you’re done, read …

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