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Passage of the IRA Means the Taxman Cometh

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will add 87,000 new IRS employees at a cost of $80 billion in potentially wasteful spending.

Deborah Collier August 11, 2022
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Next Wave of Mid-band Spectrum Scheduled for Auction

Federal Communications Commission announces schedule for auctioning the 2.5 GHz spectrum licenses.

Deborah Collier March 25, 2022
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Only Taxpayers Know How Much They Really Owe in Taxes

Taxpayers have information only they know to fill out their tax returns; the IRS should never do that for them.

Thomas Schatz March 23, 2022
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Broadband Infrastructure Dollars Must be Used Wisely

The $65 billion for broadband infrastructure in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act must be used wisely.

Deborah Collier December 9, 2021
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The FCC Could Have a Dark Future

The FCC should avoid reentering the Dark Ages of overreaching rules and regulations.

Deborah Collier October 27, 2021
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Acknowledging the Importance of Intellectual Property Rights on Constitution Day

Congress should remember to continue to protect Intellectual Property, just as it is currently protected by the Constitution.

Deborah Collier September 14, 2021
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A National Data Privacy Framework Is Needed Rather than Individual State Laws

States should encourage Congress to pass a national data privacy framework instead of creating their own. 

Frances Floresca July 12, 2021
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A Silver Anniversary Worth Noting

A path forward for telecommunications on the 25th Anniversary of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.

Deborah Collier February 8, 2021
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Reforms are Needed for Financing the Universal Service Fund

The current funding mechanism for the Universal Service Fund is unsustainable and needs to be reviewed.

Deborah Collier January 25, 2021
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Time to Review and Reduce Duplicative Housing Programs

On October 22, 2020, the Senate Budget Committee released a report highlighting overlap and duplication in federal housing programs.

Deborah Collier October 22, 2020
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RSC American Worker Report Deserves Consideration in Congress

The Republican Study Committee American Worker Task Force report includes more than 100 recommendations on education, labor, and welfare programs that would eliminate wasteful spending and increase the efficiency of the federal government.  

Thomas Schatz September 23, 2020
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C-Band Auction Process Must Continue

U.S. leadership in fifth generation 5G deployment and technologies is critical to the country’s economic future.

Deborah Collier June 16, 2020

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