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Sessions Urged To Expand Third-Party Ban To Block Unauthorized Payments

August 10, 2017
The free-market Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) is urging Attorney General Jeff Sessions to expand the reach of his controversial policy barring the use of third-party payments in settlements with EPA and other agencies to instead block any settlement that requires unauthorized spending, charging in EPA's case the practice has allowed the agency to advance a clean energy policy agenda that is not approved by Congress. If adopted, the approach could prevent implementation of the pending $1.5 billion payment the Obama...

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