Press Releases


Democrats’ H.R. 1 Offers Far More Harm than Good.
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (March 1, 2021)—Since Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats took control of Congress in 2019, they have hailed H.R. 1 as their cornerstone legislation. Reintroduced in the 117th Congress, H.R….

New Poll Finds Majority of Republican Voters Lost Faith in Elections
William Gray

A majority of Republican voters—67 percent—across the country believe the 2020 presidential election was invalid, according to a new poll by the R Street Institute and the Tyson Group….

How to Improve Youth Diversion Programs in Maryland
William Gray

WASHINGTON (Feb. 24, 2021)—Today, R Street criminal justice and civil liberties scholars Casey Witte and Emily Mooney released a high-level overview of the formal law enforcement-driven youth…

R Street Applauds U.S. Citizenship Act’s Reforms to Immigration Detention
William Gray

R Street commends Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA) for introducing legislation—the U.S. Citizenship Act—that would expand alternatives to detention which have proven more cost-effective and humane than…

R Street Announces The Secure and Competitive Markets Initiative
Corinne Day

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Corinne Day, Media Relations Manager, R Street Institute
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WASHINGTON (Feb. 22, 2021)—The R Street Institute is excited to announce the…

How Patent Litigation Can Help Lower Drug Prices
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Feb. 17, 2021)—As pressure mounts on Congress and the Biden administration to address COVID-19 and domestic healthcare policy more generally, there has been increasing attention to…

R Street welcomes back Alex J. Pollock as distinguished senior fellow of Finance and Trade
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (February 16, 2021)—R Street is pleased to welcome back Alex J. Pollock as a distinguished senior fellow of Finance and Trade providing thought and policy leadership on financial issues…

R Street Institute responds to CBO’s latest budget outlook
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (February 16, 2021)—The interim director of the R Street Institute’s Governance Program, Jonathan Bydlak, released the following statement in response to last week’s publication of…

R Street Institute Releases 2020 Broadband Scorecard Report
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Feb. 10, 2021)—The latest edition of the R Street Institute’s Broadband Scorecard includes all state legislation passed through 2020, scores every state on their laws governing the…

R Street Comments on Trump Ban to Oversight Board: “Facebook is justified.”
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Feb. 8, 2021)—Yesterday, R Street submitted comments to the Oversight Board that provide an analytical framework for content moderation decisions grounded in international human rights….