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R Street Testimony In Support of SB 286
Courtney Joslin

Testimony from:
Courtney Joslin, Commercial Freedom Fellow, R Street Institute

Regarding SB 286, An Act to amend 450.095 (title) and 450.095 (3); and to create 450.01 (16) (L), 450.095 (1) (ag)…

R Street Testimony In Support of HB 388
Eli Lehrer & Marc Hyden

Written Testimony from:
Marc Hyden, Director of State Government Affairs, The R Street Institute
Eli Lehrer, President, The R Street Institute
In SUPPORT of HB 388, “A BILL To enact sections…

, The Detroit News
Opinion: Vape flavor ban doesn’t help kids, hurts adults
Jesse Kelley & Carrie Wade

While Michigan’s flavor ban won’t help kids, it will harm adults.
“As governor, my number one priority is keeping our kids safe,” Gov. Gretchen Whitmer told The Washington Post….

, Greentech Media
Ohio Passes Controversial Bill to Bail Out Nuclear and Coal Plants
Alan Smith & Travis Kavulla

From Greentech Media:
Free-market think tank R Street Institute wrote in May testimony that HB 6 would replace more cost-effective subsidies for efficiency and renewables with subsidies for…

R Street Institute Statement on Ohio House Bill 6
Travis Kavulla

CONTACT:
Ann Phelan
aphelan@rstreet.org
202-900-9721

WASHINGTON (July 23) –– Statement of Travis Kavulla, Energy Policy Director: “The fast tracking of the new House Bill 6 is a net loss…

Ohio Resolution Seeks to Address Two of the Nation’s Most Pressing Drug Crises
Alan Smith

Two drug crises have fought their way to the top tier of American consciousness: prescription medication addiction and drug trafficking.

Sorting out the appropriate guiderails for the use of…

, Insurance Journal
Has Michigan Fixed Its Broken Auto Insurance System?
R.J. Lehmann

It took the threat of a ballot initiative to make it happen, but the deal no one ever thought they would see has come to fruition: Michigan’s lawmakers have passed legislation to reform the state’s…

Testimony in Support of Michigan SB 1
R.J. Lehmann

Members of the committee,

My name is R.J. Lehmann and I
direct insurance policy for the R Street Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan
public policy research organization. Our mission is to engage…

It’s Time for Missouri to Legalize Diet Advice
Shoshana Weissmann & C. Jarrett Dieterle

Year after year, Missouri scores among the worst states in America when it comes to the health of its citizens. It currently ranks as the tenth-most obese state, with nearly one-third of Missouri…

Testimony In SUPPORT of House Bills 4133-46 Raise the Age
Jesse Kelley

Chairman Filler and members of the committee:

My name is Jesse Kelley. I manage criminal justice state
policies as a government affairs specialist for the R Street Institute, a
nonprofit,…