The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

July 19, 2005

Issues in the News

1. AUTOMOBILITY

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration proposes new fuel economy rules based on car size.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: General Counsel Sam Kazman and others on the deadly impact of federal fuel economy standards.

2. HEALTH & SAFETY

The Senate approves Lester Crawford to be next the Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Adjunct Fellow Dr. Henry I. Miller on why Crawford is the wrong man for the job.

3. LEGAL & CONSTITUTIONAL

President Bush considers nominating candidates from outside the federal judiciary to the Supreme Court.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Special Projects Counsel Hans Bader on the virtues of considering even non-lawyers for the high court.

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