The Week That Was -- December 7, 2012

Dec 7, 2012

Here are the most widely read FreeEnterprise.com stories for the week ending December 7:

Karen Mills, Meet These Small Business Owners – Karen Mills, head of the Small Business Administration, claimed last week that she hadn’t heard of one case indicating the president’s health care law is hurting small business; these business owners beg to differ.

Louisiana Teachers Unions Fighting to Crush Choice Program – Lawsuits were filed in Louisiana by the state’s two largest teacher unions and numerous local school boards in an attempt to force 5,000 students, who were previously taken out by their parents, back to the failing schools.  

Sugar Rush to Resuscitate the Twinkie with IP – Hostess may be restored by intellectual property due to the attracted investors and bakers who want to capitalize and revitalize the brand.

Despite Benefits, Hydraulic Fracturing Continues to be Target of Federal Regulators – Despite the proven benefits of hydraulic fracturing and the natural gas produced from it, federal regulators continue to want tougher restrictions.

Sticky Wicket in Dubai – The World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) is looking at proposals to expand the UN’s International Telecommunication’s (ITU) authority over the Internet. 

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