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R Street Institute’s Anthony Marcum Applauds Congress’ Vote on War Powers Resolution
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Jan. 9, 2020) – The R Street Institute’s Resident Fellow of Governance Anthony Marcum applauded today’s vote by the U.S. House of Representatives to reclaim its Constitutional…

R Street Applauds Enactment of Portable Certification of Spouses Act
Caroline Kitchens

WASHINGTON (Jan. 7, 2019) – The R Street Institute applauds the enactment of the Portable Certification of Spouses (PCS) Act, signed into law in December by the president.

Introduced by Senators…

Georgia Should Help Military Spouses with Occupational Licenses Get Back to Work
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Jan. 6, 2020) – Nearly 30 percent of Americans must have an occupational license in order to work. Each specific license has a unique set of requirements, which makes it more difficult…

The US Should Purge Controversial IP Policies from Its Trade Agenda
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Dec. 18, 2019) – Pharmaceutical IP protections, and biologics in particular, have played a prominent role in the congressional debate over passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada…

R Street Applauds Introduction of the Facial Recognition Technology Warrant Act of 2019
Ann Phelan

WASHINGTON (Dec. 11, 2019) – The R Street Institute applauds the introduction of the Facial Recognition Technology Warrant Act of 2019, introduced last month by Senators Mike Lee, R-Utah, and Chris…

How Scope-Of-Practice Laws Can Empower The Medical Community & Patients
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Dec. 11, 2019)—Primary care doctors are increasingly difficult to come by, and the most recent projected shortages show that reforms are necessary for Americans to be able to receive…

R Street Applauds Conclusion of Negotiations over the USMCA
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Dec. 10, 2019) – The R Street Institute applauds the conclusion of negotiations between the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) and House Democrats over changes to the United…

A Second Chance for Michiganders
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Dec. 9) – Michigan legislators are considering a seven-bill “Clean Slate” package to automate and expand eligibility for expungements, which would clear the records of hundreds of…

The R Street Institute Releases Eighth Annual Insurance Regulation Report Card
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Dec. 4) – For the eighth year in a row, the R Street Institute has compiled its Insurance Regulation Report Card, an examination of how states regulate the business of insurance.


Devin Hartman Rejoins the R Street Institute as Director of the Energy and Environmental Policy Program
Ann Phelan

WASHINGTON (Dec. 2) –– The R Street Institute is pleased to welcome Devin Hartman back to the organization as its new Director of Energy and Environmental Policy.

In this role, Hartman will…