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Daily Update

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The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

Issues in the News

 

1. AUTOMOBILITY

Scripps Howard columnist Jay Ambrose cites Sam Kazman’s work on the deadly effects of federal fuel economy standards.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: General Counsel Sam Kazman on why the latest proposal from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration could cost even more Americans their lives.

 

2. TRANSPORTATION

The British newspaper The Guardian cites Iain Murray’s study on rail privatization.

CEI Expert Available for Comment: Senior Fellow Iain Murray on why bureaucrats can’t run a railroad.

 

3. HEALTH & SAFETY

Pharmaceutical maker Merck & Co. considers offering settlements to plaintiffs challenging the safety of painkiller Vioxx..

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Adjunct Fellow Dr. Henry I. Miller on the Vioxx scare and the problems with the Food and Drug Administration’s approval process.

 

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