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Tobacco Harm Reduction Products Help Smokers Quit

It is discouraging to see governments around the world restrict access to THR products.

Elizabeth Wright October 15, 2021
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States Must Use Caution When Spending ARPA Funds to Avoid Waste

State leaders will have to allocate ARPA funds with caution to avoid supporting wasteful and unsustainable projects.

Ryan Lanier October 14, 2021
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Keeping Local Governments' Hands out of the Broadband Cookie Jar

States should look to reducing regulatory burdens on deployment before allowing local governments overbuild broadband.

Deborah Collier October 13, 2021
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Gallatin County, Montana, Recklessly Invests in Broadband Boondoggle

The Gallatin County Commission voted to support a $65 million bond for Bozeman Fiber, Inc.

Ryan Lanier October 6, 2021
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GAO Delivers Late on USPS Reforms

GAO delivers outdated recommendations as Congress moves ahead with reforms.

Thomas Schatz October 4, 2021
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WHO Reopens Investigation into Origins of COVID-19 Virus

The World Health Organization reopens an investigation on origin of the corona virus; will China cooperate? What can Congress do?

Elizabeth Wright October 1, 2021
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President Biden is Raising Taxes for Those Earning Less Than 400K

Excise taxes on tobacco harm reduction products are irrational; it hurts both financially and those trying to quit smoking.

Elizabeth Wright September 24, 2021
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With the End of the Fiscal Year Nearing, Congress Again Punts Downfield

Passing last-minute CRs highlights Congress' incompetence and ineptitude. 

Eric Maus September 23, 2021
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The CDC Has a Credibility Problem

CDC has had a reputation as the leading organization of its kind in the world, but has taken a big hit since COVID-19 arrived.

Elizabeth Wright September 23, 2021
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GAO Report Highlights the Benefits of Advanced Recycling of Plastics

A September 14, 2021 GAO report highlights the benefits and challenges to using advanced or chemical recycling of plastics.

Deborah Collier September 20, 2021
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Committees Increase Taxes and Government Control of Healthcare in Budget Reconciliation

House committees have been busy these past few days, marking up their portion of the $3.5 trillion partisan reconciliation bill,

Elizabeth Wright September 17, 2021
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Instead of Stressing Accountability, Legislators Offer Pentagon a Blank Check

Instead of holding the Pentagon accountable for wasted spending and financial woes, legislators offered a blank check.

Sean Kennedy September 15, 2021

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