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Memo to FCC Chairman Wheeler: Why not Focus on Broadband Access, Instead of Regulation

By Karen Kerrigan- On September 17, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler testified before the House Small Business Committee on the topic: “Is the FCC Responding to the Needs of Small Business and Rural America?” Based on the concerns and feedback of members of the committee, the answer appears to be “not really.” Chairman […]

To Get Competitive, U.S. Has Much Work Ahead on Taxes and Regulations

by Raymond J. Keating- When starting up, investing in and running a business, assorted costs, risks and uncertainties threaten to undermine the enterprise. Among those costs are governmental policies gone awry, including taxes and regulations. Two new studies drive home the huge challenge that entrepreneurs, businesses and investors face in the U.S. when it comes […]

U.S. Oil Production Keeps Improving And Creating Big Savings

by Raymond J. Keating- Thanks to private-sector investment and innovation in hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling opening up shale oil and gas resources, the news just keeps getting better regarding the outlook for U.S. domestic energy production. For example, consider key points on oil production in the latest Short Term Energy Outlook from the U.S. […]


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