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Oct 18, 2018

The Biggest Win for American Privacy Rights You Probably Missed

You may not have realized it, but for the past 17 months, the United States has gone without oversight, insight and advocacy on crucial policy matters concerning privacy. Until last week, the…

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Oct 18, 2018

Cronyism Is a Poor Solution for the Pain of Tariffs

Following President Trump’s levying of additional 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, 169 congressional representatives petitioned the White House to allow firms to request exemptions from the…

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Oct 17, 2018

Britain’s National Health Service Is a Cautionary Tale

Would you consult your lawyer with 14 other people present? How about your therapist? How about your doctor? In the United Kingdom, patients may be required to do just that. Under new…

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Oct 16, 2018

Tariffs Raise $4.4B, But Who Foots the Bill?

A recent report says the Trump administration has assessed $4.4 billion worth of duties on steel and aluminum imports and a host of Chinese goods. Although importers are responsible for paying…

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Oct 15, 2018

Occupational Licensure: New Mexico Sets an Example All Governors Should Follow

Sometimes, regulatory reform happens little by little. Other times, a leader steps forward and breaks barriers in one sweeping motion. In New Mexico, that leader was Gov. Susana Martinez. On Oct. 3…

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Oct 11, 2018

Now is the time for Criminal Justice Reform

The U.S. criminal justice system was created to keep communities safe, punish criminals in proportion to the crime committed and give deserving people second chances. But for the last 30 to…

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Oct 10, 2018

When it Comes to the Internet, Lawmakers Should Keep Backing Innovation Over Regulation

The internet is somewhat of an enigma, growing and changing each day. It developed rapidly, from the first workable prototype in the late 1960s to what it is now. One of the…

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Oct 08, 2018

ICYMI: Why cripple the US economy with tariffs when it’s hitting full stride?

Deirdre T. Flynn is executive vice president of the North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers. Sandy Kennedy is president of the Retail Industry Leaders Association. Brian Kuehl is executive director of…

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Oct 05, 2018

Putting U.S. Employment Numbers in Context – September 2018

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported the economy gained 134,000 jobs in September and the U.S. unemployment rate declined to a 49-year low of 3.7…

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Oct 02, 2018

ICYMI: Trade Builds America: A Conversation on the Harm of Tariffs and Protectionism

Tuesday, Sept. 25, the Trade Builds America event featured Steve Forbes, U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall (R-KS), a farmer, retailer, and manufacturers all speaking about the ripple effects tariffs are having…

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