Congressional Letters

Publications

In response to HB 7 and SB 72, related to “Civil Liability for Damages Relating to COVID-19”
Marc Hyden

Chairman and members of the committee,

My name is Marc Hyden, and I am the director of state government affairs for the R Street Institute, which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, public policy…

Letter to North Carolina House Select Committee on Community Relations, Law Enforcement and Justice and the Governor’s Task Force for Racial Equity on Criminal Justice
Emily Mooney & Jesse Kelley

Dear House Committee and Task Force Members,

The R Street Institute wishes to thank members of the North Carolina House Select Committee on Community Relations, Law Enforcement and Justice and the…

Letter to Missoula City Council on Flavored Tobacco Ban
Steven Greenhut

Dear City Council,

I am writing in regard to Missoula’s proposed ordinance, which would ban the sale of flavored-tobacco products, including most vaping products. I am the Western region…

Letter to New York Governor Cuomo on Assembly Bill A7463B
Arthur Rizer

Governor Cuomo:

My name is Arthur Rizer and I am the Director of the Criminal Justice & Civil Liberties Policy at the R Street Institute. Before joining the R Street, I served as a federal…

In OPPOSITION to Rule 37-923, “Pertaining to flavored electronic smoking devices.” 
Chelsea Boyd

Testimony from:
Chelsea Boyd, Research Fellow for Harm Reduction Policy, R Street Institute
In OPPOSITION to Rule 37-923, “Pertaining to flavored electronic smoking devices.” 
July 24,…

R Street letter to Senate Rules Committee on 2020 general election preparations
Caroline Kitchens & Kevin Kosar

The Honorable Roy Blunt, Chairperson
Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
2 Constitution Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20510

The Honorable Amy Klobuchar, Ranking Member
Senate Rules…

In SUPPORT of HB 914, “Military Spouses; licensed in other states to practice certain professions; obtain a license by endorsement to practice in this state; provide”
Marc Hyden

Statement from:

Marc Hyden, Director of State Government Affairs, R Street Institute

In SUPPORT of HB 914, “Military Spouses; licensed in other states to practice certain professions; obtain…

In Support of Risk-Proportionate Regulation of E-cigarettes and Heated Tobacco Products
Chelsea Boyd

Dear H.E. Nguyen Xuan Phuc and H.E. Trinh Dinh Dung:

We appreciate the opportunity to submit comments in support of risk-proportionate regulation of E-cigarettes and heated tobacco products. We…

Letter to House Administration Committee Subcommittee on Elections
Caroline Kitchens & Kevin Kosar

The Honorable Marcia L. Fudge, Chairperson
House Administration Committee Subcommittee on Elections
1309 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20003

The Honorable Rodney Davis, Ranking…

Hearing on “The State of Broadband Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic”
Tom Struble & Jeffrey Westling

Dear Chairman Wicker and Ranking Member Cantwell,

We at the R Street Institute (“R Street”) commend you and the Committee for holding this hearing on “The State of Broadband Amid the…