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The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

Daily Update

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The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

Issues in the News

 

1. ENERGY

The Senate is debating whether to add limits on greenhouse gas emissions to the current energy bill.

From CEI: Senior Fellow Marlo Lewis on the decision by House Energy & Commerce Committee Chairman Joe Barton (R-TX) to reject carbon dioxide restrictions.

 

2. TECHNOLOGY

Internet auction site eBay turns 10 years old.

From CEI: Journalism Fellow John Berlau on the lessons that innovative online business models like eBay can teach the Securities and Exchange Commission.

 

3. TRANSPORTATION

Finance ministers from the G8 nations consider a global tax on airline travel to fund development aid.

From CEI: President Fred L. Smith, Jr. on the other new airline tax—proposed to fund increased security measures in U.S. airports.