Testimony

Publications

Testimony concerning prospects for increasing scientific and technical expertise in Congress
Tony Mills

Written testimony of M. Anthony Mills, director of science policy, R Street Institute
Submitted to the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Appropriations,
Subcommittee on the Legislative…

Testimony in Support of SF 1960
Courtney Joslin

Testimony from:
Courtney Joslin, Commercial Freedom Fellow, R Street Institute
Testimony in Support of SF 1960
March 12, 2020
Minnesota State Senate, Health and Human Services Finance and Policy…

In OPPOSITION to HB 2457, “Relating To The Youth Vaping Epidemic”
Anthony Lamorena

Testimony from:
Anthony Lamorena, Government Affairs Associate, R Street Institute
In OPPOSITION to HB 2457, “RELATING TO THE YOUTH VAPING EPIDEMIC”
March 11, 2020
Senate Commerce, Consumer…

In OPPOSITION to HB 5020, “AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE GOVERNOR’S BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING PUBLIC HEALTH.”
Chelsea Boyd

Testimony from:
Chelsea Boyd, Harm Reduction Policy Research Associate, R Street Institute
In OPPOSITION to HB 5020, “AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE GOVERNOR’S BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING PUBLIC…

Congressional Research Service House Testimony
Kevin Kosar

Written testimony of Kevin R. Kosar
Vice President of Research Partnerships, R Street Institute
Before the U.S. House of Representatives,
Committee on Appropriations,
Legislative Branch…

Testimony on House Bill 1209, “AN ACT AN ACT concerning Public Safety – DNA Collection, Records, Analysis, and Reporting.”
Jesse Kelley

Testimony from:
Jesse Kelley, Government Affairs Manager, Criminal Justice & Civil Liberties, R Street Institute
Regarding HOUSE BILL 1209, “AN ACT AN ACT concerning Public Safety – DNA…

In Opposition to Bill 23-0453, “Flavored Electronic Smoking Device Prohibition Amendment Act of 2019.”
Carrie Wade & Chelsea Boyd

Testimony from:
Carrie Wade, Director of Harm Reduction Policy, R Street Institute
In OPPOSITION to Bill 23-0453, “Flavored Electronic Smoking Device Prohibition Amendment Act…

Drowning in Unintended Consequences
R.J. Lehmann

Presentation to Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida, on Feb. 21, 2020.

In support of House Bill No. 842, “AN ACT concerning Juvenile Law – Informal Adjustment.”
Emily Mooney

Testimony from:
Emily Mooney, Policy Fellow, Criminal Justice & Civil Liberties, R Street Institute
In support of House Bill No. 842, “AN ACT concerning Juvenile Law – Informal…

Pozdeyev Vitaly

 

Fiscal Policy in a Time of Crisis

A principled guide for government officials responding swiftly and directly to the unprecedented global pandemic.

 

1) Congress must act - but this is no time for pork or pet projects.
2) Relief must be immediate, targeted, and temporary.
3) Federal help should bolster the work states are doing, not replace it.