National Right to Work Foundation Issues Special Legal Notice for Colorado Grocery Workers Impacted by UFCW Strike

The National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation issued a special legal notice for workers affected by a strike at the King Soopers grocery chain in Colorado ordered by United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) union officials. According to news reports, the UFCW has struck against King Soopers grocery stores for over a week, impacting … Continue reading National Right to Work Foundation Issues Special Legal Notice for Colorado Grocery Workers Impacted by UFCW Strike

St. Vincent Hospital Nurse Hits MNA Union with Federal Charges for Illegal Union Dues Demands

St. Vincent Hospital nurse Regina Renaud has hit the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) union at the facility with federal charges, asserting that union officials are illegally demanding nurses pay union dues for time periods when there was no contract in effect between the hospital and union. Renaud filed the charges at the National Labor Relations … Continue reading St. Vincent Hospital Nurse Hits MNA Union with Federal Charges for Illegal Union Dues Demands

‘Grumpy’ Democrats Say Biden Leaves Them Hanging

Joe Biden’s disastrous year of failure is dragging down Democrat Senate candidates and the blame game is starting. Democrat members and campaign operatives spoke to CNN about the White House’s lack of support for Democrat Congressional candidates. And they didn’t pull any punches. Here are the highlights: DSCC Chairman Gary Peters (D-MI) can’t get a meeting with … Continue reading ‘Grumpy’ Democrats Say Biden Leaves Them Hanging

Senate antitrust bill denies consumers popular services from tech platforms

The Senate Judiciary Committee marked up The American Innovation and Choice Online Act (S. 2992) last week, a bill co-sponsored by Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA). If passed into law, the proposal would hurt U.S. consumers by outlawing popular services from large technology companies and concentrate even more power at the Federal … Continue reading Senate antitrust bill denies consumers popular services from tech platforms

Federal Reserve scheme for central digital currency poses big risk to US economy

The US Federal Reserve published a discussion paper on central bank digital currencies or CBDCs, signaling policymakers’ ambitions to start one. CEI expert Paul Jossey, author of a forthcoming report on CBDCs, explains why this is a terrible idea: “Today the Federal Reserve published a discussion paper and asked for public comment about a possible … Continue reading Federal Reserve scheme for central digital currency poses big risk to US economy

After years of stonewalling CMS releases data on $86 billion in bogus Medicaid payments

Thanks to an Americans for Prosperity Foundation (“AFPF”) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) last week publicly released — for the first time ever — state-specific Medicaid improper payment rates going back to 2012. The agency had been ignoring multiple congressional requests for the data that were made … Continue reading After years of stonewalling CMS releases data on $86 billion in bogus Medicaid payments

Institute for Justice Vows to Defend West Virginia’s Hope Scholarship Program

The Institute for Justice (IJ) announced that it plans to defend West Virginia’s bold Hope Scholarship Program from a legal challenge filed today by Public Funds Public Schools, an anti-school choice group. The Hope Scholarship Program is West Virginia’s first school choice program and the most expansive Education Savings Account (ESA) program in the nation. … Continue reading Institute for Justice Vows to Defend West Virginia’s Hope Scholarship Program

Leaders Press for Adequate Public Comment Period on Biden Administration’s Harmful WOTUS Expansion

Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO) and Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Ranking Member David Rouzer (R-NC) pressed for adequate time for the public to submit comments and express concerns with the sweeping regulatory changes under the Biden administration’s proposed redefinition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS). This action threatens the … Continue reading Leaders Press for Adequate Public Comment Period on Biden Administration’s Harmful WOTUS Expansion

Norman: Democrats’ Policies Destroy Our Domestic Energy Industry

Subcommittee on the Environment Ranking Member Ralph Norman (R-S.C.) opened today’s joint forum with the Congressional Western Caucus on “Holding the Biden Administration Accountable for Skyrocketing Prices & Failing Energy Policies” by stating Congress must focus on the energy issues impacting Americans and emphasized the consequences of the Democrats’ unrealistic climate agenda. Instead of conducting … Continue reading Norman: Democrats’ Policies Destroy Our Domestic Energy Industry

Biden puts expensive Green New Deal schemes over affordable American energy

House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) and the Congressional Western Caucus held a joint forum titled, “Holding the Biden Administration Accountable for Skyrocketing Prices & Failing Energy Policies.” In his opening statement, Ranking Member Comer emphasized the American people, under President Biden, are paying 40 percent more for gasoline, electricity … Continue reading Biden puts expensive Green New Deal schemes over affordable American energy