Have financial follies changed since Walter Bagehot’s day?
Alex J. Pollock

Among everything you might read in the realm of finance, there is nothing more enjoyable than reading Jim Grant, with his sparkling mixture of ideas, research and wit—except perhaps reading the…

Politicians, academics and think tanks call for cannabis legalisation
Carrie Wade

From the Adam Smith Institute:

Following the call on the government from Lord Hague to look again at legalising cannabis MPs, Ron Hogg PCC, academics and think tanks write to the Telegraph to call…

Economic approaches to understanding and addressing resilience in the bulk power system: A workshop summary
Devin Hartman

The R Street Institute and Resources for the Future organized an economics-oriented expert workshop on bulk power system resilience to aid federal regulators, electricity industry stakeholders,…

Coalition Letter on Prioritizing Supersonic Travel
Caleb Watney

Dear Chairman Thune and Ranking Member Nelson:

Fifty years after the Concorde’s maiden flight, the ingenuity of American innovators and entrepreneurs means the next generation of commercial…

Coalition Letter in Opposition to Attaching the Consumer Fuel and Retailer Choice Act to Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018
R.J. Lehmann

Dear Chairman Roberts and Ranking Member Stabenow,

On behalf of our combined members and supporters across the country, our groups join together to alert you to our opposition to attaching the…

Vote Alert: R Street Urges Members to Vote NO on H.R. 2851, SITSA Act
Caroline Kitchens

Friday, June 15 (Washington): The R Street Institute—a public policy research organization dedicated to free markets and limited, effective government—urges all members to vote NO on H.R. 2851,…

Letter in Opposition to H.R. 2851 the Stop the Importation and Trafficking of Synthetic Analogues of 2017 (SITSA) Act.
Carrie Wade

June 14, 2018

Dear Representative,

I write to you today in opposition to H.R. 2851, the Stop the Importation and Trafficking of Synthetic Analogues of 2017 (SITSA) Act.

R Street Institute is…

Letter to Senator Grassley: Support Common Sense Limits 
 on Commodity Subsidies
Caroline Kitchens

Dear Senator Grassley:

We the undersigned organizations are writing to express our support for your amendments to strengthen common sense subsidy limits on farm bill commodity programs. For too…

Letter to DOJ Inspector General Requesting Investigation into FBI’s Device Miscalculation
Sasha Moss

Dear Inspector General Horowitz,

The undersigned civil society organizations dedicated to protecting civil liberties, human rights, government accountability, and innovation and security online,…

R Street Signs Letter with Coalition Warning Against Punitive Taxation on Credit Unions Consumers
R.J. Lehmann

The Honorable Orrin G. Hatch
Chairman, U.S. Senate Committee on Finance

219 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510

Dear Chairman Hatch,

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,…