Urbane Cowboys: Antitrust Abuse with Ashley Baker

Urbane Cowboys: Antitrust Abuse with Ashley Baker

Welcome: Hello Americans. This is the Urbane Cowboys podcast with Josiah Neeley of R Street Institute and Doug McCullough of Lone Start Policy Institute. Good Day. Josiah Neeley: Welcome to the Urbane Cowboys podcast. I am Josiah Neeley with the R Street Institute. Doug McCullough: And I am Doug McCullough with the Lone Star Policy Institute. Josiah Neeley: Today we…

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GOV. GREG ABBOTT CALLS FOR DEREGULATION OF OCCUPATIONAL LISCENSING

GOV. GREG ABBOTT CALLS FOR DEREGULATION OF OCCUPATIONAL LISCENSING

AUSTIN, Texas — On Oct. 8, Gov. Greg Abbott signed a letter to the heads of state agencies, directing their agencies to trim licensing regulations, reduce fees and requirements for certain professions, and remove licensing barriers for individuals with criminal records, where appropriate. Abbot ordered this overhaul with the intention of providing Texans “the opportunity to earn a living free…

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FEE: Can We Celebrate a Flawed Nation? Yes!

FEE: Can We Celebrate a Flawed Nation? Yes!

What happens when a woke and wealthy football player-turned-marketing activist appropriates a flag’s historical significance? Well, naturally, he convinces a multi-billion dollar, American-based company to pull merchandise out of stores immediately before it is set to be released—and they just do it. While some thumb their noses at a flag designed by Betsy Ross with the intent to represent the…

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5G Wireless Networks: Who Should Set the Rules?

5G Wireless Networks: Who Should Set the Rules?

The FCC recently passed regulations that would make the deployment of 5G Wireless technology subject to national rules. Under those rules, local cities and townships would be restricted in the amount of fees that they could charge private wireless providers to use municipal assets and infrastructure. The rationale behind this policy is to ensure that 5G wireless technology is quickly…

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Houston Chronicle: Sen. Cornyn signals Republican surrender in president’s trade war

Houston Chronicle: Sen. Cornyn signals Republican surrender in president’s trade war

From the Houston Chronicle, June 8, 2018: Texas Sen. John Cornyn, the No. 2 Republican in the U.S. Senate, cautioned that Congress is unlikely to pass legislation reining in President Trump’s powers to unilaterally impose steel and aluminum tariffs on our allies, Canada, Mexico, and the European Union, under the guise of national security, under Section 232 of the 1962…

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