The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update
Issues in the News
1. GAS PRICES
Members of the Wisconsin state legislature push for a law that would require increased use of the corn-based fuel ethanol as a gasoline additive, despite evidence that such a requirement would actually worsen air quality.
2. SUPREME COURT
Justice Scalia criticizes the politics of the modern Supreme Court confirmation process.
Legislation sponsored by Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) to encourage the construction of new oil refineries passes the House of Representatives.
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