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R Street Policy Short No. 77: Why Congress Can’t Sue to End Military Conflicts
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Oct. 18, 2019) – The president and Congress continue to butt heads over the president’s recent foreign policy decisions in Syria and around the world. When the two political branches…

R Street Policy Study No. 184: Unreliable Arguments Against Renewables
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Oct. 16, 2019) – The United States just went through a scorching summer that tested the limits of electric reserves in parts of the country. While electric markets in places like Texas…

R Street Policy Study No. 183: Congress Must Protect Its Constitutional Power Over War
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Oct. 15, 2019) – Donald Trump blindsided Congress recently when he changed the United States’ policy toward Syria. Trump’s unilateral action, however, is less an aberration than a…

R Street Policy Short No. 76: Maryland: A Case Study Against Automatically Charging Youths as Adults
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Oct. 7, 2019) – The FBI recently released their 2018 Crime Report, which showed that both violent and property crime decreased from 2017 to 2018 according to national aggregates. That…

New Policy Study Argues Congress Should Update Laws Like STELAR for the Modern Video Marketplace
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Sept. 30, 2019) – A key video law, the STELAR Reauthorization Act of 2014, is set to expire at the end of this year. Congress has reauthorized this law every five years since it was…

R Street Commends McConnell for Election-Security Funding Proposal, Recommends Further Action
Kristen Nyman

WASHINGTON (Sept. 24) – Last week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made a welcome decision to support federal funding for election security. As a center-right organization, the R…

R Street Institute Policy Short: How to get the most out of the 2018 farm bill
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Sept. 17) –– It has been nine months since Congress passed the 2018 farm bill, which authorized 60 million for conservation programs. Since the bill’s passage, little has been done…

Trump Administration Proposed Ban on Flavored E-cigarettes Is Counter To Public Health Goals
Carrie Wade

The R Street Institute staunchly opposes the president’s announcement that the administration will pursue a ban on flavored e-cigarettes.
R Street’s Director of Harm Reduction Policy, Carrie…

R Street Institute Commends California State Legislature for Passage of Disaster Victim Relief Bill
Ann Phelan

SACRAMENTO (Sept. 6, 2019) – The R Street Institute commends the California state legislature for the passage of Senate Bill 601, which would authorize any state agency that issues a business or…

R Street Calls on Trump Administration to Stop Reckless Trade Wars
Clark Packard

WASHINGTON (Sept. 6, 2019) — Today’s announcement by the U.S. Labor Department that a disappointing 130,000 jobs were added during August, below economists’ projections, demonstrates the…