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Long-Term Extension of Spectrum Auction Authority is Essential

The continuing resolution passed by Congress includes spectrum auction authority for the FCC, but only until December 16, 2022.

September 30, 2022 — Deborah Collier 1664569991

Congress Blocks the Navy’s Plans to Retire Underperforming Ships

Representatives block an effort by the Navy to divest itself of poorly performing ships.

August 12, 2022 — Sean Kennedy 1660320288

The Inflation Reduction Act Is a Fiscal Disaster

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will raise taxes, increase spending, and prolong both inflation and the recession.

August 2, 2022 — Thomas Schatz 1659456312

The Senate Must Reject Price Controls on Pharmaceuticals

Senators should reject price controls on pharmaceuticals; they will not lower prices and lead to fewer future cures.

July 7, 2022 — Thomas Schatz 1657204755

States Wisely Increase Emergency Funds

Many states have wisely chosen to prioritize the future instead of creating new and unsustainable programs.

June 13, 2022 — Ryan Lanier 1655128369

GAO Report Offers Solutions to Duplicative and Overlapping Expenditures

The GAO's recommendations for 2022 that would add to the $522 billion in savings that have been achieved to date. 

May 16, 2022 — Ryan Lanier 1652722755

California Lawmakers Should Approach Budget Surplus with Caution

The California legislature should focus on providing relief to taxpayers and shoring up the state's reserves. 

May 10, 2022 — Ryan Lanier 1652208387

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.

May 2, 2022 — Ryan Lanier 1651516920

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