Town Hall: The PRO Act is Anti-Worker

Rather than advancing an agenda that protects workers and consumers, the PRO act would invalidate right-to-work laws and mandate independent contractors be reclassified as full-time employees. Given the scope of the bill and the fact these are just some of the biggest issues in the bill, it is no surprise that the National Retail Foundation dubbed the […]

Inside Sources: Is the Administration Trying to Fix Something That is Not Broken?

Despite the administration’s assertions, it should be readily apparent that Americans do not face significant financial barriers to accessing broadband. On the contrary, not only is broadband in the U.S. more affordable than elsewhere, but it is also becoming more affordable each year with price declines that are enabling more and more Americans to connect […]

Mandated Interoperability Will Hurt Consumers

Congress has been targeting tech companies for a while now with proposed laws that would strengthen antitrust regulations and prevent companies from growing too large. Recently, the House Judiciary Committee examined six different bills that each set out to protect consumers from perceived unchecked control of tech giants such as Apple, Google, and others. A […]

What Should a Federal Law for AI Look Like?

The world has been increasingly impacted by artificial intelligence, and its rise has resulted in sharp jumps in productivity for the global economy. While policymakers attempt to understand AI’s powerful effects on the economy and society, they will inevitably want to regulate its use. This has been the case with the European Union (EU) in […]

Real Clear Policy: Empowering States Won’t Help Consumers

While advocates of the State Venue Enforcement Act claim it will ensure fairness, they fail to consider how the bill will empower attorneys general to weaponize antitrust laws to satisfy partisan desires and force big tech platforms into expensive lawsuits that will hamper innovation and potentially force them to charge more for goods and services. […]

Counting the Costs of Federal Regulations

President Joe Biden’s recent affinity for ‘big government’ is no secret. Between funding social justice workshops for artists and ringfencing parts of the Pacific to save the whales, President Biden is putting the federal government into overdrive and overdraft to advance his agenda. But the cost of these ambitions may be much higher than the […]

NEPA: The Barrier to Developing America

$229.4 billion is the regulatory burden the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) is currently imposing on 148 infrastructure projects undergoing review, according to an American Action Forum (AAF) analysis. Since its inception in 1970, NEPA has impeded America’s infrastructure improvements by significantly increasing costs, time, and red tape. It’s time for Congress to reform NEPA […]

States Must Unleash the Power of 5G

Small cell infrastructure is vital to expanding 5G infrastructure in the United States, particularly in densely populated urban communities. Recognizing the importance of small cell infrastructure to 5G deployment and the numerous barriers local governments and municipalities have to stop their deployment, the Pennsylvania legislature recently passed HB-1621, the Small Wireless Facilities Deployment Act. With the […]

Inside Sources: A Creative Policy to Grow Our Economy

The International Entrepreneur Rule would be an efficient policy to help boost the economy from the adverse effects of COVID-19. It would create a viable path for the world’s most talented minds to boost our economy through innovation and job creation, the necessary ingredients for a post-COVID economic recovery. While reimplementing IER is a step […]