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Post-Workshop Comments on Grid-Enhancing Technologies
Devin Hartman

I. Issue Summary

On November 5 and 6, 2019, the staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) convened a workshop to discuss grid-enhancing technologies (GETs). These…

Modified Risk Tobacco Product Applications for VLNTM King and VLNTM Menthol King, Combusted, Filtered Cigarettes Submitted by 22nd Century Group Inc. Docket No. FDA-2019-N-0994
Carrie Wade & Chelsea Boyd

To Commissioner Stephen M. Hahn:

I write to you on behalf of the R Street Institute, a Washington-based nonprofit public policy research organization dedicated to free markets and real solutions….

Statement from R Street’s Kevin Kosar on HR. 2382, the USPS Fairness Act
Kevin Kosar

I have studied postal policy for 17 years and I can tell you that H.R. 2382 is bad policy and pure special interest politics.

The Postal Service currently has more than $70 billion in unfunded…

Modernizing Unbundling and Resale Next-Generation Network and Services
Jeffrey Westling & Tom Struble

I.     Introduction
As technology advances, so too must the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) and its regulatory regime. Over the last four years, the Commission…

In the matter of the implementation of § 40-3-117, c.r.s. regarding an Investigation into performance-based ratemaking.
Chris Villarreal

The R Street Institute (R Street) hereby submits these reply comments to the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (Commission) in response to initial comments submitted January 10, 2020 in the…

Docket No. FDA-2017-D-3001-0002 for Modified Risk Tobacco Product Applications for IQOS system with Marlboro Heatsticks, IQOS system with Marlboro Smooth Menthol Heatsticks, and IQOS system with Marlboro Fresh Menthol Heatsticks submitted by Philip Morris Products S.A.
Carrie Wade & Chelsea Boyd

Docket No. FDA-2017-D-3001-0002
Division of Dockets Management (HFA-305)
Food and Drug Administration
5630 Fishers Lane, Room 1061
Rockville, MD 20852

RE: Docket No. FDA-2017-D-3001-0002 for…

Request for Information on Eliminating Regulatory Barriers to Affordable Housing; HUD No. 19-171
Nick Zaiac & Franklin Lee

January 31, 2020

Benjamin Solomon Carson Sr.
United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
451 7th Street SW
Washington, DC 20410

Re: Request for Information on Eliminating…

Statement of the R Street Institute, Public Knowledge, and Innovation Defense Foundation in Response to the Commission’s Notice of Request for Statements on the Public Interest
Charles Duan & Bill Watson

STATEMENT OF THE R STREET INSTITUTE,
PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE, AND INNOVATION DEFENSE FOUNDATION
IN RESPONSE TO THE COMMISSION’S NOTICE OF REQUEST
FOR STATEMENTS ON THE PUBLIC INTEREST
The R Street…

Comment on Intellectual Property Protection for Artificial Intelligence Innovation
Caleb Watney

Introduction
On behalf of the R Street Institute (R Street), we respectfully submit these comments in response to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Request for Comments on…

FERC comments on PURPA reform
Mike Haugh

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION
Qualifying Facility Rates and Requirements
Implementation Issues Under the Public                                   …