CEI Today: Chemical alarmism, the Trans-Pacific trade agreement, Internet gambling, and more

Thursday, October 8, 2015
In the News Today



BPA and Government-Funded Alarmism

After more than five decades of use, there are no verified cases of anyone suffering ill effects from BPA exposure from consumer products. > Read more

> Interview Angela Logomasini



Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Covers a Lot of Ground

The agreement does provide some definite positives: It eliminates or reduces tariffs on a broad range of industrial and agricultural goods; it takes steps to open up the Canadian and Japanese dairy markets to more imports; it allows more sugar to be imported into the U.S. to help sweetener users meet demands stifled by the U.S. sugar program; it phases out over a very long period U.S. tariffs on Japanese autos and makes inroads into Japan’s non-tariff restrictions on U.S. auto imports; it addresses other non-tariff trade barriers by affirming that restrictions on imports in the name of safety or environmental harm have to be based on science; it streamlines customs procedures for more timely deliveries. > Read more

> Interview Fran Smith



The Death of RAWA: A Performance for an Audience of One


Folks on the Hill seem to care little about a long-shot proposal to ban Internet gambling. > Read more 

> Interview Michelle Minton



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