Daily Caller: Momentum Behind 5G Needs Support from State and Local Policymakers

This piece discusses why policymakers at all levels of government need to do their part to advocate for sensible policies that minimize red tape and ensure that 5G can be rolled out quickly and efficiently. Every community in the U.S., no matter how large or small, stands to benefit from this state-of-the-art broadband connectivity. You […]

Pennsylvanians Are Ready For 5G Wireless Broadband

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is set to vote on March 22nd on a plan to streamline wireless infrastructure regulations, putting the U.S. on a firmer path to win the race to 5G. Of course, many Americans today would happily prefer to ignore the latest developments taking place inside our nation’s capital. But when it […]

Daily Caller: Stop State Kleptocrats From BRAZENLY FILCHING Infrastructure Funding

State governments have developed a despicable habit of ignoring what the voters and their representatives identify as the official purpose behind many grants and fee collections. In too many cases, state governments display the arrogance of skilled thieves, diverting funds from the intended destination. Instead the funds are used to plug self-inflicted budgetary holes. Published […]

ACI Statement Regarding the Announcement of 37 States to Investigate Google

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Statement Regarding the Announcement of 37 States to Investigate Google’s Street View Snooping                                                   Washington, DC (July 22, 2010) – The following is a statement by Steve Pociask, president of the American Consumer Institute: “Today, 37 state Attorneys General spanning the country announced they were joining forces to launch a […]

GAO Report Finds State Insurance Funds Expose Consumers and Tax Payers to Massive Costs; Set Rates Below Risk

Here comes another potential bailout. The newly released GAO report, “Natural Catastrophe Insurance Coverage Remains a Challenge for State Programs,” supports ACI’s conclusion that state funds “discourage private market involvement and mitigation.”  The report finds that some states are setting insurance prices below cost, driving out private insurers and putting nearly involvent state-run “public options” in their place.  […]

Survey Finds Consumer Want Choice and Competition Between State-Based and Interstate Insurance Companies

Consumers Support Insurance Regulatory Modernization Survey Shows Consumers Want Choice and National Competition Representatives Melissa Bean (D-IL) and Ed Royce (R-CA) have introduced the bipartisan National Insurance Consumer Protection Act (H.R. 1880) that would permit competition between state and interstate-chartered insurance companies. This ConsumerGram provides new survey results and finds strong consumer support for interstate […]