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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: 

Avoid a Beer Monopoly by Setting the Market Free

Michelle Minton
December 11, 2012

Michelle Minton of the Competitive Enterprise Institute details the harm caused by the “three-tier” distribution on the alcohol industry.

Don't Forget the Beer

David Scott
May 28, 2013

Writing for the Competitive Enterprise Institute, David Scott argues against the state of Pennsylvania keeping the three-tier distribution system for the beer industry in the state.

Ten Thousand Commandments 2014: An Annual Snapshot of the Federal Regulatory State

Clyde Wayne Crews
April 29, 2014

The scope of federal government spending and deficits is sobering, but federal regulations cost hundreds of billions – perhaps trillions – of dollars annually.

Ten Thousand Commandments 2013: An Annual Snapshot of the Federal Regulatory State

Clyde Wayne Crews
May 21, 2013

The scope of federal government spending and deficits is sobering. Yet the government’s reach extends well beyond the taxes Washington collects and its deficit spending and borrowing.

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