August 15, 2018

Forbes, Fred Campbell, August 13, 2018- After the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) repealed most of the agency’s net neutrality regulations late last year, advocates for heavy-handed internet regulation shifted their focus to state governments. According to the National Regulatory Research Institute, these advocates have convinced a majority of states to propose, …

July 30, 2018

Tellus Venture Associates, Steve Blum, July 25, 2018- Although republicans and democrats often agree that broadband service, particularly in rural areas, needs upgrading, they can’t seem to agree on what constitutes improvement. A hearing earlier this month in Washington D.C. brought this conceptual digital divide into focus. Silicon Valley representative …

July 9, 2018

Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, June 2018- The mission of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is to regulate design and performance of vehicles to ensure safety which includes experimental autonomous vehicles (AVs) and autonomous driving systems. However, in the absence of comprehensive federal standards and regulations to …

July 3, 2018

Center for Responsible Lending, Carol Hammerstein & Diane Standaert, June 29, 2018- A bipartisan coalition of Attorneys General from 19 states plus D.C. asserted their states’ authority to protect consumers from financial abuse yesterday in a letter opposing two bills being considered in Congress that would allow lenders to sidestep state consumer …