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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

President Bush addresses the nation from New Orleans, pledging additional assistance to areas impacted by Hurricane Katrina.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: President Fred L. Smith, Jr. on the new political and legal structures that can help the Gulf Coast to prosper in the future.

 

2. ENVIRONMENT

The Senate votes to keep in place the Bush administration’s latest regulations governing mercury emissions from power plants.

CEI Expert Available for Comment: Adjunct Analyst Steven Milloy on the activist scare campaign over mercury in the air.

 

3. FINANCE

The bankruptcies of Northwest Airlines and Delta Air Lines threaten the solvency of their pension funds, raising calls for national pension reform.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Editorial Director Ivan Osorio on the problems with the federal Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.