Morning Ebrief
February 17, 2017

FEATURED STORY OF THE DAY

Puzderís Withdrawal Was a Win for Big Labor
Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Washington Examiner

Andy Puzder created businesses that employed tens of thousands of Americans over the past several decades. Few Americans have done more for American workers. That's precisely why Big Labor was determined to defeat Puzder.

Big Labor will find a way to go after President Trump's new nominee, Alex Acosta, as well. Acosta is dean of Florida International University College of Law and a former member of the National Labor Relations Board. Read more here...

POINT/COUNTERPOINT

Should Trump roll back environmental regulations?

YES  Donít Wimp Out on Climate Ė Kimberley Strassel, Wall Street Journal (subs.)
NO  Trump Orders Expected to Hit EPA Ė Rebecca Leber, Mother Jones

DECONSTRUCTION ZONE

Job Creation Alone Wonít Fix Welfare
Jared Meyer, American Spectator
 
Supervision Needed in Food-Labelling Regulation
John Bode, Forbes
 
Failing Dam Is Symbol of U.S. Infrastructure
Barry Ritholtz, Bloomberg View

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