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The Doctor is “in”…the phone: Telemedicine lessons for – and from – emerging technology policy
David Bahr

Washington (April 16) – As medicine has progressed and changed over the years, one aspect of the practice has remained – doctors and patients must still, in general, see each other face to face….

R Street disappointed with House Agriculture Committee’s farm bill draft
David Bahr

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WASHINGTON (April 14, 2018) – The R Street Institute is deeply disappointed by the first draft of the Agriculture and…

R Street Policy Study: From Parolee to Employee
David Bahr

Washington DC (April 9) –– For an individual who has been released from jail, there is perhaps no greater positive influence on them than their parole officer and other formerly incarcerated…

Two courts, one patent: Preserving the role of U.S. courts through ITC patent reform
David Bahr

Washington DC (April 2) – Despite the fact that the U.S. Constitution vests the judicial power of the United States in the federal courts, dozens of patent disputes are adjudicated every year…

R Street Institute policy study: Police should be armed like Batman, not G.I. Joe
David Bahr

Washington DC (March 28) – Since 2006, police departments across the United States have procured over 435 armored vehicles, 533 military aircraft and 93,763 machine guns. However, the…

R Street Applauds Introduction of the Comprehensive Opioid Recovery Centers Act
David Bahr

Washington, DC (March 27) -The R Street Institute applauds the recent introduction of the Comprehensive Opioid Recovery Centers (CORC) Act of 2018, sponsored by Sens. Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) and…

R Street policy brief: Break the regulatory dam to realize hydropower’s full potential
David Bahr

Washington, DC (March 26) – The proper role of regulations in the electricity market is to enable competition for generation services. However, many existing regulations actually suppress…

Left behind no more: How to protect and rehabilitate youth guilty of violent crimes
David Bahr

 Washington DC (March 23) – Of the vast majority of youth arrested in the United States today, only five percent are accused of violent crimes. Often, this small percentage is “left-behind,”…

R Street welcomes bill to reform USDA’s Environmental Quality Incentive Program
David Bahr

WASHINGTON (March 22, 2018) – The R Street Institute applauds today’s introduction of the Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) Improvement Act, sponsored by Sens. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and…

R Street encourages White House to engage partners in WTO dispute with China
David Bahr

WASHINGTON (March 22, 2018) – In light of a report from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative accusing China of “unfair and harmful acquisition of U.S. technology,” the R Street Institute…