COGC Blog

CEI's "Costberg" Shows Hidden Costs of Regulation

Friday, October 3, 2014 10:33 am

A new report from Wayne Crews of the Competitive Enterprise Institute offers some insight on the true costs of regulations.

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House to Consider A COGC Favorite: The REINS Act

Thursday, September 18, 2014 4:29 pm

As part of a package of votes the House is taking this week before recessing until after the November elections, the Regulations From the Executive in Need of Security Act will be on the floor.  Also known as the REINS Act, the bill aims to combat executive overreach by returning regulating power to the people’s directly elected representatives.

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COGC Op-Ed in The Hill: Are Taxpayers Funding Research or Activism?

Monday, September 15, 2014 2:59 pm

The Cost of Government Center's Executive Director Mattie Duppler has a piece on The Hill's Congress Blog about some questionable spending happening at the National Institutes of Health. The millions that have been doled out under the auspices of research raise a serious question: is science informing our regulators? Or is activism driving federal rulemaking?

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Op-ed: Department of Education’s Proposed Rules Are The Last Thing the Economy Needs

Friday, September 12, 2014 2:37 pm

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ATR’s Mattie Duppler debates the Transparent Airfares Act on Fox Business

Monday, August 4, 2014 12:10 pm

Mattie joins the Willis Report to talk about why the Act is a win for consumers

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The Nanny State is coming to a grocery store near you

Friday, August 1, 2014 3:56 pm by Emma Raymond

The Obama administration’s new healthy food initiative comes at a high cost to taxpayers

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Lawmakers Largely Ignore the Real Difficulties of Federal Tobacco Tax Regime

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 5:23 pm by Emma Raymond

Politicians miss opportunity to examine poor tax and spending policies at Tuesday's Senate Finance Committee Hearing

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ATR and COGC support theTransparent Airfares Act

Monday, July 28, 2014 1:17 pm

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