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Broadband Rollout Requires Municipal Permitting Reform

Municipal leaders can expand broadband connectivity by lifting restraints on cell towers, fiber, and utility pole attachments

Alec Mena July 19, 2024
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DOJ Sets its Antitrust Eyes on Live Nation - Ticketmaster

DOJ’s suit will likely fail to promote competition or bring down prices for consumers in the long run. 

CAGW Staff July 16, 2024
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USPS Plan Cannot Be Delivered As PMG DeJoy Obstinately Claims

Despite growing evidence of problems, PMG DeJoy doubles down on his Delivering for America plan to supposedly save USPS.

Thomas Schatz July 10, 2024
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The FTC Wrongly Blames PBMs for High Drug Prices

The FTC fails to acknowledge the benefits of pharmacy benefit managers and wrong blames them for high drug prices.

Christina Smith July 9, 2024
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House Defense Bills Break with Pentagon Guidance

Disagreements between the Pentagon and the House of Representatives over the number of F-35s to be purchased will drive up costs.

Sean Kennedy July 8, 2024
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SCOTUS Delivers a Blow to the Regulatory State

Chevron deference is overturned by the Supreme Court in its ruling in favor of Loper Bright Enterprises.

Deborah Collier June 28, 2024
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GAO Annual Report Provides Opportunities to Cut Wasteful Spending

Government Accountability Office suggests cost-cutting measures for student loans, federal office space, and other expenditures

Alec Mena June 28, 2024
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Fairfax County Supervisors Consider Raising Taxes on Food while Raising their own Salaries

Board Chairman Jeff McKay gave himself a 45 percent raise - now calls for a "meals tax" at the highest rate in Northern Virginia.

Alec Mena June 12, 2024
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The Farm Bill's Sweet Deal for Sugar Must Be Reformed or Replaced

The sugar program benefits producers and harms consumers and leads to job losses.

Eric Maus May 23, 2024
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Colorado Stymies Consumers’ Access to Credit

New lending law will limit financial services Coloradans may purchase from out of state.

Alec Mena May 22, 2024
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Congress Needs to Stop the FCC From Taking Over the Internet

Congress, not the FCC, should decide how the internet should be regulated.

Deborah Collier May 22, 2024
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CCAGW Urges House of Representatives to Oppose H.R. 8371

Title V of H.R. 8371 would slow deployments and improvements to the VA electronic health record management system. 

Eric Maus May 16, 2024