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Earmarks Return, Without Full Transparency

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee brought back earmarks without transparency.

Sean Kennedy June 28, 2021
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Knoxville Should Not Build a Government-Owned Broadband Network

Knoxville, Tennessee considering a government-owned network that would be costly, wasteful and potentially unsuccessful.

Deborah Collier June 24, 2021
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An Ominous Return of Earmarks in the House Transportation Bill

Legislators took full advantage of one of the first opportunities to add earmarks.

CAGW Staff June 22, 2021
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To Serve or not to Serve: The Broadband Map Question

The Broadband DATA Act gave the FCC funding to create new broadband maps. NTIA has its own new map for broadband.

Deborah Collier June 22, 2021
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Obamacare Survives Third Court Challenge

The Supreme Court tossed out ObamaCare lawsuit, California et al v. Texas, stating the plaintiffs have no standing.

Elizabeth Wright June 18, 2021
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$40 Billion Broadband Bill Is Costly, Unnecessary, and Wasteful

The BRIDGE Act of 2021 would do more harm than good.

Thomas Schatz June 16, 2021
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Biden Budget Offers Potential Oversight Tool on 340B Program

The Biden administration's budget includes new enforcement tools for oversight of the 340B program but the details will matter.

Elizabeth Wright June 11, 2021
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Easing Occupational Licensing Restrictions will help Americans Overcome Barriers to Employment

Removing occupational licensing barriers at the federal level provides more freedom to states to reduce requirements

Frances Floresca June 3, 2021
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Canadian Drug Importation Continues to Face Obstacles

HHS asks court to dismiss PhRMA lawsuit on Canadian drug importation, stating they have no standing.

Elizabeth Wright June 2, 2021
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Lack of Trust in Public Health Authorities Will Impact Debate on Medicare for All

The U.S. public health system has a trust problem due to their handling of COVID-19.

Elizabeth Wright May 27, 2021
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Court Rules in Favor of FCC in Franchise Fee Dispute

Court rules "in-kind" and "add-on" requirements should be included in the five percent cap on franchise fees.

Deborah Collier May 27, 2021
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The DC Beverage Tax Will Harm Small Businesses and Consumers

DC's proposed tax on sweetened beverages will harm small businesses and are likely to be ineffective. 

Frances Floresca May 25, 2021

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