The Lone Star Policy Institute joins the National Taxpayers Union and others in urging lawmakers to reject a recent request from attorneys general of 45 states for an increase in federal funding for state antitrust enforcement activitie. Read the letter here.
LSPI Director, Doug McCullough, was recently a guest on Podcasting Stories, where he had the opportunity to share some of his experience hosting The Urbane Cowboys podcast and how the show supports the Lone Star Policy Institute, and his firm at McCullough Sudan. It’s up now at www.PodcastingStories.com/010 or search for Podcasting Stories with Dave Spray on Apple Podcasts or your podcast player.
<This speech was delivered to the Dallas Chapter of the Bastiat Society on June 17, 2021> In 1847, French economist Frédéric Bastiat, this society’s namesake, published a facetious petition to the king now known as “The Right Hand and the Left”. In it he laid bare the fallacy of some of his contemporaries that if you simply create more work,…
It’s one thing for business leaders to sit out policy debates, but it’s quite another for them to argue for policies that will harm long-term shareholder interests. Yet that’s what we’re witnessing today with the likes of Amazon’s Jeff Bezos supporting raising the corporate tax rate and a federal $15 minimum wage. The minimum wage hike advocacy is pure corporate…
The Lone Star Policy Institute joins the ALEC and other organizations in addressing the Ban on State Tax Cuts. You can read the full letter here.
The Lone Star Policy Institute joins the National Taxpayers Union in urging the House Appropriations Committee to decline funding for this unwarranted and expensive antitrust lawsuit against Google. You can read the letter here.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Tuesday that the statewide mask mandate and all restrictions on business’ operating capacity would be lifted this coming week. The following day, President Biden called these decisions “Neanderthal thinking.” In making his announcement, Abbott focused on the fact that Texans have mastered individual habits and practices to mitigate against the risks of contracting the coronavirus. In…
The Lone Star Policy Institute joins the National Taxpayers Union and other organizations in opposing the use of $43 million of Texas taxpayer money to compensate outside counsel for a lawsuit against Google. You can read the letter here.
The Lone Star Policy Institute joins fifteen other organizations representing taxpayers, consumers, and free market advocates across the nation in strong opposition to proposals to change substantive antitrust standards that encourage courts to break up and destroy American technology companies. You can read the letter here.
The Lone Star Policy Institute joins the Alliance on Antitrust and other advocates in providing a statement regarding HJC Antitrust Proposals. You can read the letter here.