Press Releases


R Street Institute Applauds Formation of January 6 Commission
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (May 14, 2021)—The R Street Institute applauds the news that the House of Representatives will form a Commission to investigate the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.


Stopping bad science at the door: amending MDLs
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (May 12, 2021)—The COVID-19 pandemic showcased policymakers’ reliance on experts to help shape important public policies. Yet, this commonsense reliance on expertise found in other…

Preparing for the Next Attack: Improving State and Local Cybersecurity Measures
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (May 10, 2021)—In a new policy study, R Street Senior Fellow John Bansemer, R Street Associate Fellow Greg Rattray and R Street Research Assistant Franklin Lee evaluated the challenges…

Alcohol Licensing Caps in Light of COVID-19
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (May 5, 2021)—COVID-19 has changed the way states manage their alcohol laws and policies. While alcohol delivery and to-go cocktails have grabbed most of the headlines, policymakers are…

Organizations from across the political spectrum release statement in defense of business size agnosticism
Ann Phelan

WASHINGTON (April 27, 2021) – The R Street Institute, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, and four other organizations have released a set of principles in defense of a diversity…

Fifteen organizations unite against state mandates on app stores that would decrease security and increase costs
William Gray

WASHINGTON (April 20, 2021)—The R Street Institute and 14 other organizations joined together in a broad coalition opposed to proposed state legislation that would mandate changes to app stores,…

R Street Institute launches new Guide for a Modern Congress website
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (April 13, 2021)—The R Street Institute announced the launch of a new online tool in support of the House Select Committee’s ongoing work on the Modernization of Congress.

Guide for…

Craig Newmark Philanthropies Announces Support of R Street Cybersecurity Initiative: the #MakingSpace Cyber-Base.
William Gray

This month, Craig Newmark Philanthropies announced significant seed funding in support of the R Street Institute’s #MakingSpace initiative and the “Cyber-Base,” a partnership between R Street…

R Street applauds Supreme Court’s Decision in Oracle v. Google
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (April 5, 2021)—The R Street Institute applauds the Supreme Court’s decision in Google v. Oracle as a major victory for the fair use doctrine and innovation.

The Supreme Court’s…

Product Hopping and Rising Health Care Costs
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (March 31, 2021)—Rapidly rising health care costs have put the spotlight on generic drugs, which save American patients millions of dollars every year. Yet, drug companies have gamed the…