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Florida must act now to protect its water quality from climate change
Ann Phelan

WASHINGTON (Jan. 26, 2023) – Today, Florida TaxWatch and the R Street Institute released a new short report that examines the challenge of maintaining water quality in Florida as climate change…

The case for electoral reform in Idaho
Corie Whalen

WASHINGTON (Jan. 24, 2023)—In a new study published today, Matt Germer, a resident elections fellow for R Street’s governance program, establishes why electoral competition is good for both a…

Patent reform can help reduce drug prices
Corie Whalen

WASHINGTON (Jan. 12, 2023)—In a new report published today, the policy director for R Street’s Technology and Innovation team, Wayne Brough, examines the pharmaceutical industry’s market…

R Street welcomes Brandon Pugh as new director of Cybersecurity and Emerging Threats team
Ann Phelan

WASHINGTON (Jan. 4, 2022) — This week the R Street Institute welcomed Brandon Pugh as policy director for our Cybersecurity and Emerging Threats team. He was previously a senior fellow on the same…

R Street Institute Releases 10th Annual Insurance Regulation Report Card
Ann Phelan

Kentucky and Arizona top the list with “A+”; California and Alaska score “F”

WASHINGTON (Dec. 12, 2022)—Today, the R Street Institute released the 10th edition of its Insurance…

Ranked-choice voting can improve presidential primaries
Corie Whalen

WASHINGTON (Dec. 7, 2022)—A new report published today by resident elections fellow Matt Germer and governance fellow Drew Johnson explores how instituting ranked-choice voting (RCV) in…

Making Patents Work
Corie Whalen

WASHINGTON (Nov. 30, 2022)––In a new report published today, the policy director for R Street’s Technology and Innovation team, Wayne Brough, examines both the origins and economics of patents…

Growth in medical diagnostics has occurred without patents
Corie Whalen

WASHINGTON (Nov. 2, 2022) — A new report published today by senior fellow in technology and innovation policy, Charles Duan, examines concerns around innovation in the medical diagnostics industry…

Prosecutors can help safely reduce jail populations
Ann Phelan

WASHINGTON (Oct. 31, 2022) —In a new report published today, R Street’s Criminal Justice and Civil Liberties Policy Senior Fellow Lisel Petis uses a strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and…

Back to School: What Public Health Practitioners Can Learn from Harm Reduction Programs
Ann Phelan

WASHINGTON (Oct. 26, 2022) — A new report published by Stacey McKenna, senior fellow in Integrated Harm Reduction at the R Street Institute, explores factors that hinder health care providers’…

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