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More regulation will not lower drug costs

Lowering drug costs should be achieved through marketplace reforms, not heavy-handed laws or burdensome regulations.

Christina Smith August 6, 2022
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Reconciliation is a fiscal wreck for the states

The grossly misnamed Inflation Reduction Act will continue to erode critical constitutional barriers between states and the federal government.

Ryan Lanier August 3, 2022
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Members of Congress are bringing home the bacon

The 2022 Congressional Pig Book exposes 5,138 earmarks at a cost of $18.9 billion.

Thomas Schatz July 20, 2022
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Spectrum auction authority must be extended

To achieve the socio-economic benefits that 5G and other new technologies will bring, the FCC must be enabled to create a balanced spectrum pipeline.

Deborah Collier July 13, 2022
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Student loan forgiveness is regressive and inflationary

Student loan forgiveness will not only waste taxpayers’ money but also drive inflation even higher.

Eric Maus July 13, 2022
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Drug importation is dangerous and won’t lower prices

Competition and innovation lead to lower prices, not government pricing schemes.

Christina Smith June 9, 2022
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Interest on the debt is a huge threat

President Biden and Congress need to stop spending and start cutting before it becomes too late to stop interest on the debt from growing to become the government’s largest expenditure.

Thomas Schatz May 25, 2022
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Let's Keep Driving Forward on Connected Cars & Next-Gen Wi-Fi

These days, there isn’t a lot of harmony in the world of technology policy. But there is a bright spot of bipartisanship in a section of our airwaves: the 5.9 GHz band.

Deborah Collier May 6, 2022
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Taxpayers should not be forced to fund professional stadiums

Government funding of professional sports stadiums through tax-exempt bonds also reduces the resources available for more pressing local projects.

Ryan Lanier May 4, 2022
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Taking a day to celebrate innovation and intellectual property rights

Encouraging young people to participate in the innovation economy is a laudable and necessary objective, as well as ensuing that they understand the importance of protecting IP rights.

Deborah Collier April 26, 2022
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Opinion: Georgia healthcare legislation would increase drug costs

Legislators in several states, including Georgia, are attempting to lower prescription drug prices by regulating PBMs.

Christina Smith March 7, 2022
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COVID-19 relief funding programs lack oversight and accountability

Congress has appropriated more than $4.6 trillion in response to COVID-19, much of which has nothing to do with the pandemic.

Christina Smith February 20, 2022

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