Senate should vote ‘yes’ on Corker-Toomey motion to instruct conferees to H.R. 5895
Clark Packard

Article I, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution gives Congress the authority to set trade policy, including the power to impose tariffs and regulate foreign commerce. Over time, Congress delegated much…

SmarterSafer coalition letter: Reform the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
R.J. Lehmann

July 9, 2018


The Honorable Mitch McConnell                                                 The Honorable Charles Schumer


Re: Clarifying Differences in Report Language in Conducting a Technology Assessment Study
Kevin Kosar

June 28, 2018

Re: Clarifying Differences in Report Language in Conducting a Technology Assessment Study

Dear Chairman Daines, Chairman Fortenberry, Ranking Member Murphy, and Ranking Member…

Free-market groups to Senate: Support crop insurance reform amendments to the Farm Bill
Caroline Kitchens

Dear Senator,

On behalf of the undersigned free-market and conservative organizations and the millions of members we represent, we urge you to support commonsense reforms to the farm subsidy…

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,…