Oct 4, 2021
Congress Must Pass A Federal Data Law
In the first six months of 2021, there were 1,767 data breaches reported across the globe, exposing over 18 billion records. To contextualize that number, more records were exposed...
Sep 7, 2021
For the Sake of Consumers, Kill the Durbin Amendment
Passed in 2010 as part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the Durbin Amendment empowered the federal reserve to cap interchange fees at a...
Jul 21, 2021
Empowering States Won't Help Consumers
It is rare that attorneys general from all 50 states and 2 territories agree on anything. Yet, that is exactly what happened after Congressional trust busters in the House and Senate...
Jul 2, 2021
Antitrust Bill Will Undermine Competition and Consumer Choice
No other issue captures the public's attention currently like the perceived influence of big tech in the twenty-first-century economy. According to a survey conducted by Pew Research...
Jun 17, 2021
Washington Shouldn't Follow Europe's Crackdown on Big Tech
Over the past year, lawmakers in the United States and Europe have turned their attention to cracking down on big tech through reforming antitrust laws. Both Democrats and...
May 12, 2021
Bill Would Target Women Selling Goods on Sites Like Etsy
When a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators introduced The Integrity, Notification, and Fairness in Online Retail Marketplaces for Consumers (INFORM Consumers) Act at the end of March...
May 3, 2021
Hawley Takes the Lead in Washington's War Against Big Tech's Consumers
In an era of deep partisan gridlock on Capitol Hill, it seems cracking down on big tech by weaponizing America's antitrust law is unifying both Democrats and Republicans in a way...
Mar 8, 2021
Want Prosperity? Loosen Restrictions on Foreign Workers
On February 4, 2021, President Biden released his long-awaited immigration reform proposal, entitled the U.S. Citizenship Act. If the bill passes both houses of Congress and becomes...
Feb 8, 2021
Amazon's Good Deed Doesn't Go Unpunished
Back in 2018, Amazon announced plans to open a fulfillment center in Bessemer, Alabama, an old coal town of around 27,000 people about 20 miles southwest of Birmingham. When Amazon...
Jan 28, 2021
Federal Minimum Wage Hike Will Hurt Everyone
The announcement this week by Sen. Bernie Sanders has renewed the goal of the modern labor movement to double the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $15. Back in 2019, Representative...
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