The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

August 04, 2005

1. BUDGET

The highway bill currently before Congress is igniting the wrath of fiscal conservatives for being loaded with spending for questionable pork-barrel projects.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Vice President for Police Clyde Wayne Crews, Jr. on the rarely-seen off-budget costs of federal regulation.

 

2. INTERNET

A new study charts the increasing adoption of an array of new technological gadgets and finds that broadband users watch less television than those without Internet access.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Technology Counsel Braden Cox on how the FCC can help open the market for faster broadband deployment.

 

3. HEALTH & SAFETY

A new round of tests comes up negative for mad cow disease in the U.S.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Senior Fellow Iain Murray examines evidence from Britain and France to determine the real threat of mad cow disease here.

 

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