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Occupational Licensing Executive Order Will Benefit Utah Workers

Utah's new governor and lieutnenant governor signed an executive order requiring state agencies to review occupational licenses to ensure they are necessary and not outdated by June 30, 2021.  

Frances Floresca January 12, 2021
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President Trump’s Occupational Licensing EO Will Create Jobs Across the Country

State and local governments will have to issue a license to those who hold a license for their area of discipline.

Frances Floresca December 15, 2020
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Citizens Against Government Waste Releases Issue Brief On Reducing Licensing Barriers

Every level of government should act to permanently remove unnecessary regulatory barriers.

Alexandra Abrams November 9, 2020
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States Should Not Raise Taxes on Tobacco Products

Tobacco products have become target increases in the United States and the world.  

Frances Floresca October 28, 2020
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Californians Should Approve Proposition 22

California voters are set to vote on a bill that would allow app-based drivers to be classified as independent contractors. 

Frances Floresca October 14, 2020
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Net Neutrality Housekeeping at the FCC

The FCC is scheduled to finalize the Restoring Internet Freedom Order (RIFO) remand on October 27, 2020.  Details of the draft Remand Order demonstrate why the internet has maintained its resilience since implementation of RIFO.

Deborah Collier October 7, 2020
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House Judiciary Committee Antitrust Report Is Anti-Competitive

The House Judiciary Committee Majority Staff Report on Competition in Digital Markets is anti-competitive and a waste of the taxpayers' money.

Thomas Schatz October 7, 2020
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States Should Continue to Legalize Sports Betting

Voters in Maryland, Louisiana, and South Dakota states will decide whether or not to legalize sports betting in their states. 

Frances Floresca October 6, 2020
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Now Is the Time for Occupational Licensing Reform

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have made changes in occupational licensing laws.  However, it is important to discuss reform outside of the pandemic. 

Frances Floresca September 8, 2020
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AB 5 is a Lose-Lose Situation for Gig Economy Workers and Independent Contractors

Lawmakers have attempted to repeal a bill that hurts gig economy workers and independent contractors.  California needs to continue supporting efforts to repeal the bill. 

Frances Floresca August 26, 2020
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Supreme Court to Hear Case to Overturn Obamacare in November

In March 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) agreed it would take up the case Texas v United States and determine the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare.

Elizabeth Wright August 21, 2020
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Buy American Executive Order Raises More Questions than Answers

President Trump has been talking about signing a Buy American Executive Order (EO) since March, 2020 and did so on August 6.

Elizabeth Wright August 11, 2020

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