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Pharmacy Access To Contraception in South Carolina
Courtney Joslin & Marc Hyden

 In South Carolina, half of all pregnancies are unintended. The state also has a low ratio of active doctors to total state population, ranking 36th in the country. Furthermore, women’s…

Testimony In SUPPORT of HB 144, “AN ACT MAKING IT UNLAWFUL TO USE A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE 3 WHILE OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE ON A PUBLIC STREET, HIGHWAY, OR 4 PUBLIC VEHICULAR AREA.”
Marc Hyden

March
27, 2019

House
Committee on Judiciary

Chairman and members of the committee,

My name is Marc Hyden. I am a
former North Carolina resident and the director of state government affairs…

Testimony In SUPPORT of HB 575, “AN ACT relating to direct filing of an information.”
Jesse Kelley

March 26, 2019

House Criminal
Justice Subcommittee

My name is Jesse Kelley, and I am the Government Affairs
Specialist for the R Street Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan public…

, All On Georgia
COLUMN: Proposed Rideshare Tax Will Hurt Business, Public Safety
Marc Hyden

John D. Rockefeller was once asked how much money it takes to make a man happy. He responded, “Just one more dollar.” The oil magnate died many years ago, but his sentiment is still alive…

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Courtney Joslin And Marc Hyden: SC Must Improve Birth Control Access
Courtney Joslin & Marc Hyden

“Whenever regulation increases, personal freedom decreases,” according to South Carolina attorney general Alan Wilson. His statement largely rings true. Today, Americans live in a…

, AllOnGeorgia
Georgia Shouldn’t Automatically Throw Minors in Adult Prison
Marc Hyden

In the waning days of last legislative session, the Georgia General Assembly passed then-Gov. Nathan Deal’s final signature piece of legislation — cash bail reform. It was the last in a string…

Testimony in support of HB 1164
Courtney Joslin & Marc Hyden

Testimony from:

Courtney Joslin, Commercial Freedom
Fellow, the R Street Institute

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

In SUPPORT of HB 1164, “TO…

Testimony In SUPPORT of SB 92
Marc Hyden

Testimony from:

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

In SUPPORT of SB 92, “AN ACT To amend
various titles of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated so as to…

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Georgia Law: Fall behind on student loans, lose your job
Marc Hyden

In 2015, Debra Curry — nurse and mother of six — received a notice from the government in the mail. It informed her that she risked losing her registered nurse license because she had…

Testimony on Loans and Licensing
Marc Hyden

In SUPPORT of HB 42, “AN ACT To amend various titles of the
Official Code of Georgia Annotated so as to prohibit professional licensing
boards from refusing to issue a license or suspending or…