The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

June 29, 2005

Issues in the News

1. ENERGY          

The Senate passes major new energy legislation.

From CEI: Director of Global Warming & International Environmental Policy Myron Ebell on what remains to be addressed in conference committee.



The Michigan state legislature moves to ban all Internet and mail order sales of wine in the wake of a Supreme Court decision striking down the state’s previous ban only on sales from out of state.

From CEI: Technology Counsel Braden Cox on the recent invalidation of protectionist alcohol sales restrictions.



British insurers question how future climate change could impact liabilities from storm damage.

From CEI: Questions and answers on global warming and severe weather events.