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July 26, 2016
GOP Issues Blueprint for Tax Reform
House Republicans—led by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Rep.
Regulation
September 18, 2017
Wisconsin Found the Antidote to the Disease of Over-regulation
Wisconsin has taken the lead in giving power back to the people, by limiting the size of government, thereby increasing personal freedom and improving the state’s economic future.
Alcohol & Tobacco
September 14, 2017
Rhode Island Senate Committee Ignores E-Cig Bill
The Rhode Island Senate Committee on Health and Human Services met in September without considering a bill to add e-cigarettes to the state’s tobacco ban.
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InfoTech & Telecom
September 8, 2017
Think Tanks, Commenters Urge ‘Net Neutrality’ Repeal
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) closed an extended commenting period on August 30 after soliciting the public’s input on plans to undo a 2015 decision by former chairman Tom Wheeler classifying broadband internet as a public utility.
FIRE
September 7, 2017
Treasury Dept. Calls for Public Comments on Volcker Rule Reforms
The U.S. Department of the Treasury called for public comments on potential revisions to the Volcker Rule, a provision of the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (Dodd-Frank).
InfoTech & Telecom
September 6, 2017
Federal Judge Blocks Wisconsin County’s ‘Pokémon Go’ Park Ordinance
A Milwaukee County, Wisconsin ordinance requiring software developers to pay permit fees and security costs to allow people to play cell phone games in government parks is on hold after a federal judge blocked its enforcement.

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Regulation
September 18, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Wisconsin has taken the lead in giving power back to the people, by limiting the size of government, thereby increasing personal freedom and improving the state’s economic future.
September 14, 2017
By Brandi Wielgopolski
The Rhode Island Senate Committee on Health and Human Services met in September without considering a bill to add e-cigarettes to the state’s tobacco ban.
September 8, 2017
By Andy Singer
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) closed an extended commenting period on August 30 after soliciting the public’s input on plans to undo a 2015 decision by former chairman Tom Wheeler classifying broadband internet as a public utility.
September 7, 2017
By S.M. Chavey
The U.S. Department of the Treasury called for public comments on potential revisions to the Volcker Rule, a provision of the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (Dodd-Frank).
September 6, 2017
A Milwaukee County, Wisconsin ordinance requiring software developers to pay permit fees and security costs to allow people to play cell phone games in government parks is on hold after a federal judge blocked its enforcement.
September 6, 2017
By Jeff Reynolds
Time ran out for a proposed bill to require Oregon local governments to complete neighborhood zoning reviews in a timely manner. The Oregon House of Representatives Subcommittee on Natural Resources held up the bill until the legislature adjourned.
August 30, 2017
By Michael McGrady
A decision on whether to restrict how much steel U.S. companies may buy from businesses in other countries will come “fairly soon,” President Donald Trump told Wall Street Journal editor-in-chief Gerard Baker in a July 26 White House interview.
August 22, 2017
By S.M. Chavey
Alabama’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (ABC), a government agency with the stated mission of maintaining “rigorous control” of the distribution and licensing of alcoholic beverages in the state, reversed a ban on restaurants’ margarita sales.
August 2, 2017
By Peter Ferrara
For a century now, American law has recognized the freedom of the parties to a contract to agree to submit disputes to arbitration.
July 27, 2017
By Leo Pusateri
A new law will allow Oklahoma voters to vote to roll back local government restrictions preventing sales of wine and liquor on Sundays.