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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. HURRICANE KATRINA

Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert suggests that New Orleans should not be rebuilt.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: President Fred L. Smith, Jr. on why the city should be rebuilt and how New Orleans can flourish again.

 

2. GAS PRICES

The California Air Resources Board moves to join the Environment Protection Agency in suspending some regulations on gasoline supplies to avoid price spikes.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Senior Fellow Iain Murray on ways the government can help the Gulf Coast recover by getting out of the way.

 

3. TELECOM

Gov. Rick Perry of Texas signs a telecommunications reform bill aimed at increasing competition and new technology investment.

CEI Expert Available for Comment: Technology Counsel Braden Cox on why the best way to reform the Federal Communications Commission is to limit its authority.