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California Should Fix Its Broadband Program

California PUC should make sure unserved communities are a priority for the $2 billion broadband grant program created by SB 156.

Deborah Collier May 4, 2022
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Maryland Legislature Dumps $1.8 Billion into Stadium Projects

Two bills signed by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan create a revolving stadium slush fund for billionaire sports owners.

Ryan Lanier May 2, 2022
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren Wants the Government to Steal IP and Stifle Future Pharmaceutical Innovation

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) urges HHS to steal and redistribute intellectual property as a mechanism to lower drug prices.

Christina Herrin April 27, 2022
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Intellectual Property Rights Must Be Protected So the Next Vaccines Can Be Developed

Intellectual property must be protected to encourage the development of future cures.

Christina Herrin April 26, 2022
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Virginia Passes Legislation to Extend Cocktails To-Go Until 2024

Cocktails to-go have helped many business stay afloat during the pandemic and Virginia has extended this policy. 

Christina Herrin April 19, 2022
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Tax Processing Issues Continue to Plague IRS

Filing taxes is already stressful but the IRS' inefficiency makes it even worse for taxpayers.

Eric Maus April 18, 2022
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Tennessee Lawmakers Should Reject Titans’ Stadium Deal

Tennessee lawmakers should refuse to put taxpayers on the hook for a project that will bring them little to no tangible benefits.

Ryan Lanier April 15, 2022
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Americans Need More Than a Gas Tax Holiday

The American people need more than limited responses to failed energy policies. 

Ryan Lanier April 12, 2022
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Biden Budget Doubles Down on Harmful Policies

The President's proposed budget would erode state authority, devastate the economy, and undermine national security.

Ryan Lanier April 8, 2022
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The IRS Begins a $70 Million IT Modernization Project

Facing a large backlog of paper returns, the IRS just issued a $70 million contract to update and modernize its IT systems.

Deborah Collier April 4, 2022
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Prevent Defense: New York Lawmakers Should Block Hochul’s Stadium Proposal

Gov. Hochuls' stadium deal invests millions in taxpayer funding for a project that will never pay for itself. 

Ryan Lanier March 31, 2022
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Open Access Requirements Will Harm Broadband Deployment

Forcing the NTIA to use taxpayer funds for open access networks will stifle innovation and fail to increase broadband access.

Deborah Collier March 31, 2022

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