The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

October 18, 2005

1. TELECOM

Congress prepares to address major reforms to telecommunications policy.  

CEI Expert Available for Comment: Technology Counsel Braden Cox and Vice President Clyde Wayne Crews, Jr. outline a telecom future with more market discipline and less government regulation.

 

2. TOBACCO

The Supreme Court rejects the Justice Department’s attempt to pursue a $280 billion penalty against major tobacco companies.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Special Projects Counsel Hans Bader on the wisdom of the Court in ruling against the Justice Department.

 

3. ENVIRONMENT

Debate over the future of the Endangered Species Act continues in the wake of reform legislation passed by the House of Representatives.

CEI Expert Available for Comment: Director of International Environmental Policy Myron Ebell on the need to protect both wildlife habitat and property rights.

 

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