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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. TRANSPORTATION

The twin bankruptcy filings this week of Northwest Airlines and Delta Air Lines raise the possibility of a taxpayer-funded bailout.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Fred L. Smith, Jr. comments on airline bankruptcies on CNNfn’s “Moneyline News Hour.”

 

2. HEALTH & SAFETY

The first cases of the West Nile virus this year hit New York City.

CEI Expert Available for Comment: Director of Risk & Environmental Policy Angela Logomasini on the public health debate over West Nile and pesticide spraying.

 

3. TELECOM

California regulators consider forcing phone companies to offer stand-along DSL service.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Technology Counsel Braden Cox on why consumers, not regulators, should lead the demand for new services.