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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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U.S. Should Reject Socialized Broadband

Tomorrow, the FCC is meeting to consider a critical opportunity to make available for shared use spectrum previously reserved for the DoD.

Thomas Schatz September 29, 2020
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President Trump's New Executive Order: Deserves Praise and Raises Questions

President Trump has announced a new EO, the “America-First Healthcare Plan” and lists the great accomplishments achieved in healthcare reform, but also raises questions and concerns.

Elizabeth Wright September 28, 2020
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Pandemic Spending Demonstrates Disconnect in Pentagon's Priorities

Pentagon officials used money provided for pandemic preparedness to support local jobs.  This should mark the end of further stimulus funding for the Department of Defense.

Sean Kennedy September 25, 2020
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Canada Just Says No to Drug Importation

The OMB is reviewing the final rule that would allow states to import drugs from Canada.

Elizabeth Wright September 23, 2020
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RSC American Worker Report Deserves Consideration in Congress

The Republican Study Committee American Worker Task Force report includes more than 100 recommendations on education, labor, and welfare programs that would eliminate wasteful spending and increase the efficiency of the federal government.  

Thomas Schatz September 23, 2020
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Most Favored Nation Policy: Unfavorable to U.S. Pharmaceutical Research

President Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) that implemented the “most favored nation” policy to lower drug costs that has been a topic of controversy since July 24, 2020.

Elizabeth Wright September 18, 2020
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The F-35's $10 Billion Funding Gap

A new report indicates that the JSF will require an additional $10 billion beyond the amount officially claimed by the DoD.  

Sean Kennedy September 15, 2020
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Healthcare Transparency: May Not Work as Intended

President Trump's health insurance transparency rule may not accomplish what is intended.

Elizabeth Wright September 11, 2020
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Taxpayers Deserve a More Efficient Government

At the end of September 2020, the federal government will have spent more in a single fiscal year than at any time in history. 

Deborah Collier September 9, 2020

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