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The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

Issues in the News

1. FINANCE

Rep. Michael Oxley, co-sponsor of the Sarbanes-Oxley corporate accounting law, expresses concerns about its impact.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Journalism Fellow John Berlau on why Sarbanes-Oxley was a costly mistake.

 

2. CHEMICAL RISK

The Environmental Protection Agency considers proposing new rules on the use of human subjects in safety testing of pesticides.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Director of Risk & Environmental Policy Angela Logomasini on concerns over the health effects of pesticides used in schools.

 

3. REGULATION

Economist Richard Rahn imagines a world without government regulation.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Vice President for Policy Clyde Wayne Crews, Jr. on the large and increasing costs of the federal regulatory state..

 

4. INTERNATIONAL

The Millennium Challenge Corporation tries to solve the problem of foreign aid dollars going to corrupt and undemocratic governments.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Marketing & Development Manager Isaac Post files comments with the MCC on their search for a way to measure how countries are managing their natural resources.

 

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