The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update
Issues in the News
1. ENDANGERED SPECIES
Congressman Richard Pombo introduces new legislation that would rewrite the Endangered Species Act to better protect the rights of property owners.
2. LEGAL & CONSTITUTIONAL
The Colorado state treasurer says the Master Settlement Agreement between Big Tobacco and 46 state attorneys general violates the Constitution and speaks out in support of CEI’s legal challenge to the agreement.
3. ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS
Native Alaskan Gwich’in Indians claim oil exploration at the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge threatens their culture.
The Energy Department sets up a toll-free hotline for complaints of price gouging at gas pumps.