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VIDEO: Wayne Crews discusses 10,000 Commandments on C-SPAN

June 24, 2017 – Vice President of Policy of the Competitive Enterprise Institute Clyde Wayne Crews discusses the newest edition of 10,000 Commandments on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal. Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017Source: C-SPANIssues: Regulatory ReformReferenced experts: Clyde Wayne CrewsMedia appearance type: Citations Continue Reading....

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CEI Wins More Than $4 Million for Consumers in Dairy Products Class Action

The Competitive Enterprise Institute’s Center for Class Action Fairness (CCAF) is pleased the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has adopted some of CCAF’s objections to the excessive attorneys’ fee request in Edwards v. National Milk Producers Federation. Yesterday, in a victory for CCAF, …

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Senate, House Panels Unveil Dueling FAA Funding Bills

CEI Senior Fellow Marc Scribner discusses air traffic control reform with Law360: Supporters of an air traffic control overhaul say the House bill put forth by Shuster offers the most significant aviation reform of the past 40 years. “We applaud Chairman Shuster’s leadership on this …

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Trump Isn't Budging on Market-Friendly Energy Plans

Washington Examiner discusses Trump’s business-friendly internet policies with Myron Ebell. President Trump hasn’t always stuck to his campaign script since taking office, but on energy and environmental issues, his positions have so far been non-negotiable. … Myron Ebell, director of the Center for Energy and …

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Trump's Comprehensive Plan for Reorganizing the Executive Branch About To Get Underway

The modern debate over the administrative state and regulation parallels skirmishes over spending, the deficit, the debt, and the debt ceiling. This week, first draft “Agency Reform Plans” are due in response to President Donald Trump’s March 13 executive order on a “Comprehensive Plan for …

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"Science Policy in the Age of Junk Science"

Location: 524 14th Street NW, 13th floorWashington, DC 20045United StatesEvent Date: Google Outlook MAC/iOS On June 29, the American Council on Science and Health will be hosting a panel and press conference to coincide with the release of Little Black Book of Junk Science. The panel is titled “Science …

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No, Amazon isn't a monopoly just because it bought Whole Foods

Amazon announced a deal last week to purchase the grocery chain Whole Foods for nearly $14 billion. The company’s largest proposed transaction to date, it would give Amazon a physical presence throughout the nation — especially in the country’s most affluent cities. First, however, the acquisition must receive …

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CEI Leads Coalition Supporting Uncapped Passenger Facility Charge

View Full Document as PDF Dear Chairman Thune and Ranking Member Nelson: We write today in strong support of including an uncapped Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) in the legislation that will reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration. We believe that market forces—not the federal government—should be …

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States Are Secretly Trying to Tax Your Online Purchases

States and localities currently cannot tax online purchases made from companies outside their own borders. Yet over the past two decades, state and local tax officials have been lobbying Congress—unsuccessfully—to change this. The introduction in the House last week of the No Regulation Without Representation …

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Dispelling Six Myths on Air Traffic Control Reform and Labor Relations

View Full Document as PDF In 2016, when House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) introduced legislation to reform the U.S. air traffic control (ATC) system along the lines of what the rest of the industrialized world has done over the last 30 …

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