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Southern States Advance Harmful Tobacco Legislation

Pre-market application requirements for THR products injure public health and finances.

Alec Mena May 2, 2024
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FTC Votes to Unilaterally Ban Non-Compete Agreements

The FTC is once again overreaching its legal authority by voting to ban non-compete agreements. 

Eric Maus May 1, 2024
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Joint Strike Fighter: Costing More and Flying Less

A new GAO report indicates the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is costing more and flying less.

Sean Kennedy April 30, 2024
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Ban on Bulk Billing Is Bad for Consumers

The FCC Chair is considering a ban on bulk billing for broadband in another effort to fix what is not broken.

Deborah Collier April 30, 2024
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Recognizing and Protecting Medical Invention and Innovation on World IP Day

There is nothing more important to strengthening innovation than protecting and promoting intellectual property in healthcare.

Christina Smith April 26, 2024
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CAGW Reviews 50 States' BEAD Proposals

Most states propose to regulate broadband rates, discriminate against non-fiber technologies, and preference government networks.

Alec Mena April 24, 2024
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President Biden Unveils Another Wasteful and Unfair Plan to Forgive Student Loan Debt

President Biden is yet again flouting the Supreme Court and forging ahead with forgiving more student loan debt.

Eric Maus April 22, 2024
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Virginia Defeats Debt-Funded Arena While D.C. Doubles Down

Spurned by lawmakers in Richmond, Monumental Sports receives $515 million subsidy to stay in the District of Columbia.

Alec Mena April 22, 2024
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Vermont Governor Takes the Right Approach to Tobacco Harm Reduction

Gov. Scott should be praised for his commonsense approach to legislating tobacco harm reduction products.

Christina Smith April 19, 2024
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The IRS Continues to Live Down to its Reputation

If past is prologue, IRS' latest effort to stymie competition among tax preparers will end in user dissatisfaction and lawsuits

Alec Mena April 16, 2024
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Lives Hang in the Balance While the FDA Bureaucracy Churns

The government red tape contributing to the backlog of PMTAs has put consumers at risk with illicit products. 

Christina Smith April 12, 2024
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ACP Funding Expiration Will Affect States’ Broadband Rate Regulation

Ending ACP will complicate and delay state efforts to expand affordable internet access.

Alec Mena April 5, 2024