A Ticket to Nowhere

Citizens for a Sound Economy Foundation

Invites you to attend a Policy Watch luncheon

A Ticket to Nowhere:

The Drive for Regulation in the Telecommunications and Transportation Markets


James Burnley


Winston and Strawn

U.S. Secretary of Transportation, 1987-1989

Glenn Scammel

Majority Counsel,

House Subcommittee on Railroads

Dr. Jerry Ellig

Senior Research Fellow

Citizens for a Sound Economy Foundation

Tuesday, March 20, 2001

12:00 Noon – lunch provided

2253 Rayburn House Office Building

Nearly twenty years have passed since major American industries were deregulated. In that time, consumers have reaped significant benefits. The costs of airfare, freight shipping, and long distance telephone service have all declined substantially while many indicators of service quality have risen. Yet advocates of regulation see room for improvement and have called for significant new government rules. Do regulatory initiatives designed to aid consumers threaten to erase these existing gains?

CSE Foundation and a distinguished panel of experts will explore the similarities and effectiveness of this regulatory agenda to aid air travelers, captive shippers and telecommunications consumers. Join us for an entertaining and thought-provoking panel on a timely Congressional topic.

To R.S.V.P. for this event, please email philliar@cse.org. For questions regarding the event, please call Paul Hilliar at 202-942-7658.