Testimony

Publications

In Support of JPR 6 Law Enforcement – Surplus Military Equipment (Maryland Police Accountability Act 2021)
Jesse Kelley & Arthur Rizer

Chairman Smith and Members of the Committee:

My name is Arthur Rizer and I am the Director of Criminal Justice & Civil Liberties at the R Street Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan, public…

In Support of JPR 1, AN ACT concerning Public Safety – Law Enforcement Officers – Use of Force Standards
Jesse Kelley

Chairman Smith and Members of the Committee:

My name is Jesse Kelley, and I am the Government Affairs Manager for Criminal Justice and Civil Liberties policy at the R Street Institute, which is a…

Opening Remarks in FERC’s Carbon Pricing Technical Conference
Devin Hartman

Mr. Chairman and Commissioners, thank you for hosting this technical conference.

Harmonizing state policy and wholesale electricity markets became a clear imperative in 2017, when FERC last hosted…

RE: S. 882, the South Carolina Private Flood Insurance Act
R.J. Lehmann

My name is R.J. Lehmann and I am director of finance, insurance and trade policy at the R Street Institute. R Street is a think tank devoted to pragmatic free-market solutions to public policy…

In SUPPORT of HB 669, “To amend sections 4301.10, 4301.62, and 4303.041 and to enact sections 4303.185 and 4303.186 of the Revised Code to enact provisions of law relative to the sale and delivery of alcoholic beverages by liquor permit holders and to declare an emergency.
Alan Smith

Chairman Hoagland, Vice-Chair Schaffer, Ranking Minority Member O’Brien and members of the Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee:

My name is Alan Smith, and I am the Midwest…

A.B. 2167, Insurance Market Action Plan
R.J. Lehmann

The R Street Institute wishes to express its support for Assembly Bill 2167, which soon will come before this committee after passage by the full state Assembly. R Street is a Washington, D.C.-based…

“The Judicial Conference’s Recommendation for More Judgeships”
Anthony Marcum

Chairman Graham, Ranking Member Feinstein, and Members of the Committee:

Thank you for holding this important hearing on the Judicial Conference’s recommendation for more judgeships.

My name…

In SUPPORT of Senate Bills 681 and 682
Emily Mooney & Jesse Kelley

Chairman and members of the committee:

As an institution deeply committed to limited, effective government, we at the R Street Institute strongly support legislation that seeks to keep juvenile…

Letter to California State Assembly, SUPPORT: AB 2167
Steven Greenhut

The R Street Institute wishes to express its support for Assembly Bill 2167, which helps provide a market-based mechanism to encourage insurers to provide residential coverage in high-risk areas. A…