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, MarketWatch
VP nominee Kamala Harris has a particular climate-change agenda: environmental justice
Devin Hartman

From MarketWatch:

Some of the energy-sector targets like those forwarded by Harris and others are concerning to Republican lawmakers and right-of-center trade groups, including R Street Institute,…

, Communications Daily
Clarification
Jeffrey Westling

From Communications Daily:

R Street Institute Resident Fellow-Technology and Innovation Jeffrey Westling clarified that he doesn’t agree with a past position of a client of NTIA acting…

, R Street Institute
Radio: National Security Implications of Tik Tok Jonathan Bydlak on The Jim Bohannon Show
Jonathan Bydlak

From R Street Institute:

R Street’s Jonathan Bydlak discusses the U.S. ban on tik tok and the implications if a company like Microsoft bought the app.

Video: PRI Webinar: Craft Beer, COVID, and Distilleries
C. Jarrett Dieterle

From Pacific Research Institute:

On our latest webinar, PRI brings together distillery owners, craft brewers, and licensing experts to examine the impact that COVID-19 has had on the…

Defund the Pentagon
Jonathan Bydlak

From The Future of Freedom Foundation:

The conservative case was made by Andrew Lautz of the National Taxpayers Union and Jonathan Bydlak of the R Street Institute’s Fiscal and Budget Policy…

, Iowa Capital Dispatch
Expert: Iowa should share more data on traffic stops to fight police bias
Arthur Rizer

From Iowa Capital Dispatch:
Arthur Rizer, a former police officer and U.S. Army veteran who directs the criminal justice and civil liberties program for Washington, D.C.-based free-market think…

Congress and Foreign Affairs: Reasserting the Power of the First Branch—A Compilation
William Gray

WASHINGTON (Aug. 12, 2020)—As the United States grapples with a global pandemic in the midst of the upcoming presidential election, Congress’s warning influence in foreign affairs becomes that…

Arthur Rizer Joins Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds’ FOCUS Committee on Criminal Justice Reform
William Gray

Today, R Street Institute criminal justice director Arthur Rizer joined Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds’ FOCUS (Fueling Ongoing Collaboration and Uncovering Solutions) Committee on Criminal Justice…

Uber takes a step in the right direction in announcing new priorities for a portable benefits system
William Gray

Today, in response to Uber’s op-ed in the New York Times and policy paper outlining a future portable benefits system, R Street Institute President Eli Lehrer issued the following…

, CBS News
Riot declared in Portland after police union building set on fire
Paul Rosenzweig

From CBS News:

Paul Rosenzweig, who served in the Department of Homeland Security under Republican President George W. Bush, described the actions of federal agents in Portland as “on the…