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GRAY & BUSCHBACHER: Joe Biden’s Low-Energy Blunder, The American Conservative, Jan. 26, 2022

Former Ambassador to the European Union and Special Envoy for Eurasian Energy C. Boyden Gray and counsel Michael Buschbacher published an article in The American Conservative on January 26, critiquing the Biden Administration’s energy policy and its foreign policy consequences. They write, The President has lamented that there is little we can do: Russia will likely invade Ukraine, and the…

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GRAY: New York’s Discriminatory Policies are Immoral and Unlawful, Jan. 19, 2022

Former White House Counsel C. Boyden Gray sent two letters to New York on Tuesday on behalf of the Project on Fair Representation and the Alliance for Fair Board Recruitment, denouncing racially discriminatory policies. The first letter, on behalf of the the Project on Fair Representation to New York Department of Health Acting Commissioner Mary T. Basset, warned the Department…

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BERRY: OSHA, Title VII, and Limits on Vaccine Mandates

Boyden Gray & Associates (BG&A) partner Jonathan Berry was recently interviewed on the National Catholic Bioethics Center’s (NCBC) podcast, Bioethics on Air, to discuss the Biden Administration’s vaccine mandates. In a two-part interview, Berry explained to NCBC ethicist Jozef Zalot the government’s authority to impose vaccine mandates generally, BG&A’s specific challenge to the OSHA ETS vaccine mandate, and the Title…

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Boyden Gray & Associates Files Supreme Court Amicus Brief in West Virginia v. EPA, No. 20-1530

Today, America First Policy Institute’s (AFPI) Constitutional Litigation Partnership and the law firm of Boyden Gray & Associates filed a brief as amicus curiae in the U.S. Supreme Court in support of petitioners in West Virginia v. EPA, No. 20-1530, challenging the D.C. Circuit’s decision upholding the core principles of President Obama’s illegal and destructive Clean Power Plan regulation promulgated…

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BERRY: New ERISA Proposal Pushes ESG Over Workers’ Retirement Security, Dec. 13, 2021.

Boyden Gray & Associates partner Jonathan Berry, formerly head of rulemaking at the United States Department of Labor, filed a letter commenting on the DOL’s proposed Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) regulation on December 13, 2021. In the letter, Berry decries the rule’s privileging of so-called “Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG)” factors as unlawful and undermining the retirement security of…

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GRAY: No One Falls for Biden’s Gas-Price Blame Game, Wall Street Journal, November 23, 2021

Former White House Counsel C. Boyden Gray published a letter to the editor in the Wall Street Journal on November 23, 2021 rebuffing attempts to blame high gas prices on ethanol. He writes, The Renewable Fuel Standard isn’t an ethanol mandate and the cost of ethanol isn’t driving gas prices 24 cents higher. Despite price rises affecting almost every commodity,…

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Boyden Gray & Associates Files Opening Brief Challenging the SEC’s Approval of Nasdaq Board Diversity Rules on Behalf of Alliance for Fair Board Recruitment

On November 22nd, 2021, Boyden Gray & Associates filed an opening brief challenging SEC’s order approving a new rule requiring almost every Nasdaq-listed company to impose “diversity” quotas for certain minimum numbers of women, racial minorities, and sexual minorities on those companies’ boards of directors. Any company that does not meet these quotas must file an “explanation” for why it…

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GRAY: American Energy, Chinese Ambition, and Climate Realism, American Affairs, November 19, 2021

Former White House Counsel C. Boyden Gray published an essay in American Affairs on November 19, 2021 urging climate realism in setting American energy policy. He writes, President Biden should stop his ears to the siren song of climate utopianism. Levelheaded climate diplomacy must instead recognize two inconvenient truths about U.S. interests. Policies that restrict the domestic supply of oil…

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Boyden Gray & Associates Files Petition for Review of OSHA ETS Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate on Behalf of Job Creators Network, et al.

On November 5th, 2021, Boyden Gray & Associates filed a petition asking the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals to issue an administrative stay and a stay pending judicial review of the emergency temporary standard (vaccine mandate) issued without notice-and-comment by the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA).  The vaccine mandate covers 84 million American workers and will…

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