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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. TELECOM

Senator John Ensign (R-NV) introduces major new legislation aimed at overhauling telecommunications law.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Technology Counsel Braden Cox and others on ideas for reforming telecom policy.

 

2. REGULATION

The Regulatory Affairs Subcommittee of the House Committee on Government Reform holds a hearing today on proposals for regulatory reform.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Senior Fellow Marlo Lewis, Jr. is one of today’s witnesses.

 

3. ENERGY

The Associated Press cites CEI on the ethanol mandates in the recently approved energy bill.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Director of Global Warming & International Environmental Policy Myron Ebell on why the final energy bill represents too much pork and not enough energy.

 

4. TELECOM

Major phone companies are rapidly shifting their businesses focus away from traditional wire-line telephones to an array of wireless and broadband services.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Technology Counsel Braden Cox on efforts in Congress to free up the emerging market for video over IP services.