Press Releases


Too Close for Comfort (and Safety!): How the Pandemic Has Inspired Sensible Alternatives to Arrest
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Dec. 2, 2020)—Covid-19 has changed nearly every part of how we do things as a society. This includes how police officers perform and execute arrests.

Since traditional arrest…

Knock, Knock—Who’s There? Booze Delivery During the Pandemic and Beyond
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Nov. 30, 2020)—Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, alcohol delivery and shipping have increased exponentially under the authority of emergency powers at the state level. But these…

States Must Expand Pharmacist Scope of Practice Laws
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Nov. 23, 2020)—As the United States grapples with how to improve health care access and affordability during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new policy paper from the R Street Institute and…

R Street Supports Commission Action on Device Importation Rulemaking
William Gray

The R Street Institute applauds the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for moving forward with a proposed rulemaking to make it easier for manufacturers and retailers to deliver new and…

Check Your Facts: Taking on Misinformation and Fear in the Criminal Justice System
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Nov. 18, 2020)—Today, opportunities for fake news, fearmongering and misinformation are more pervasive than ever. A global pandemic, widespread protests and a politically divided nation…

R Street welcomes Wayne Brough to the Technology and Innovation team
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Nov. 5, 2020)—The R Street Institute is excited to welcome Wayne Brough as a managing senior fellow on the Technology and Innovation team.

In this role, Dr. Brough will oversee the…

R Street welcomes Ashley Nunes to Competition Policy team
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Nov. 16, 2020)—The R Street Institute is excited to welcome Ashley Nunes as Project Director of Competition Policy. In this role, he will oversee R Street’s work on competition and its…

R Street welcomes Chris Riley to Technology and Innovation Team
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Nov. 16, 2020) — The R Street Institute is excited to welcome Chris Riley as a senior fellow of Internet Governance on the Technology and Innovation team.

In this role, Riley will…

A Refreshing Take on Conservative Immigration Enforcement
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Nov. 16, 2020)—The media frenzy surrounding family separations at the border and the establishment of harsh policies like “zero tolerance” have made immigration a major focus of the…

Pentagon Purse Strings: A New Event Series by R Street and National Taxpayers Union
William Gray

Washington, D.C. (November 12, 2020) — Today, National Taxpayers Union (NTU) and the R Street Institute announced the launch of a joint webinar series, “Pentagon Purse Strings.” The series,…