The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update
Issues in the News
Lost refining capacity in the wake of Hurricane Katrina contributes to higher gas prices and may take months to come fully back on line.
A group of senators proposes raising the federal government’s fuel economy standards for new cars.
3. HEALTH & SAFETY
The class-action lawsuit against Merck & Co. being brought by plaintiffs alleging harm from the painkiller Vioxx moves from New Orleans to Houston.