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Comments of the various organizations on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Environmental Protection Agency’s Proposed Definition of “Waters of the United States” Under the Clean Water Act, 79 Fed. Reg. 22,188

November 14, 2014

The EPA's proposed rule defining its jurisdiction over "waters of the United States," dramatically expands the Agencies’ regulatory authority, harming property owners and undermining federalism.

Tip of the Costberg: On the Invalidity of All Cost of Regulation Estimates and the Need to Compile Them Anyway, 2015 Edition

October 2, 2014

The 2015 edition of the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s annual survey of federal regulatory costs, Tip of the Costberg, attempts to quantify the economic impact of government over-regul


A Consumers Guide to Chemical Risk: Deciphering the "Science" behind Chemical Scares

Angela Logomasini
October 15, 2014

The Consumers Guide is meant to take away the fear people are being encouraged by environmental alarmists to develop of useful chemicals in everyday use.

The Wire Act and Implications for State-Based Legalization of Internet Gambling

Michelle Minton
September 30, 2014

Recognizing the growing threat of organized crime, then U.S. Attorney General Robert F.

Why British Columbia’s Carbon Tax Is Not Applicable to America

September 16, 2014

Some global warming alarmists promote British Columbia’s experience with a carbon tax, to persuade Americans that a carbon tax can reduce emissions without harming the economy.

How the EPA Is Undermining Cooperative Federalism under the Clean Air Act

William Yeatman
September 2, 2014

During the Obama administration, there has been a significant shift away from the Federal/State relationship established in the 1970 Clean Air Act.

Tolls Less Regressive than Gas Taxes; Force Truckers to Finally Pay Fair Share

Marc Scribner
August 28, 2014

Allowing states to set up tolls on interstate highways would be better than raising gas taxes to improve road constructinon and maintenance.  It speed road construction, improve main

CEI Comments on the Costs and Benefits of Regulations

September 2, 2014
Federal regulations need thorough review. They impose tremendous costs upon the economy.

Fountains Of Solutions: Western Water And California Drought

August 18, 2014
California’s ongoing water supply and access issues are the result of previously adopted infrastructure, property rights and economic growth policies.

An Interstate Analysis of Right to Work Laws

Richard Vedder and Jonathan Robe
July 16, 2014

The following summary of this Right to Work policy analysis comes from the Competitive Enterprise Institute: 

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