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Regulatory Reform - May 2017

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Montana's Net Neutrality Rule is Still Bad

FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai’s Restoring Internet Freedom Order was a win for consumers. Heavy-handed common carrier regulations stifled internet investment, draining billions from future innovations like 5G service.

02/02/2018
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Press Release

FreedomWorks: Arizona, Stop the Protectionism

FreedomWorks Vice President of Legislative Affairs Jason Pye released the following statement after the Arizona House Committee on Military, Veterans, and Regulatory Affairs advanced House Bill 2011, which would increase competition for customers looking to get their hair blow dried, straitened, or styled without the use of chemicals:

01/30/2018
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The Regulatory Review for January 13 - 26, 2018

Welcome to our Regulatory Action Center's second Regulatory Review. Our Regulatory Action Center is proud to update you with our favorite tidbits from the swamp. Our goal is to smash the barrier between bureaucracy and the American people by keeping you up-to-date on the world of regulatory policy and reform. Check back every two weeks for another edition!

01/26/2018
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FCC Cuts TV Costs with Paperless Proposal

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) wants to trim your TV bill by going green. A recent rulemaking would legalize TV service providers sending mandatory updates by email.

01/16/2018
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The Regulatory Review for January 1 - 12, 2018

Welcome to the first Regulatory Review, a project of the FreedomWorks Foundation's Regulatory Action Center. Every two weeks, we'll bring you the best news, articles, videos, and events regarding government regulation. The Trump administration has ushered in historic reform of the accountable, unelected, and bloated federal bureaucracy. When you hear "drain the swamp" or "cut the red tape" or terms like "the 4th branch of government" or "the administrative state," those all refer to what you'll find important information on here. The Regulatory Action Center is committed to lowering the barrier between the regulatory regime and the American people, so check out the links below and be sure to check back every two weeks for the latest Regulatory Review!

01/12/2018
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Press Release

FreedomWorks Foundation Praises Interior Secretary Zinke's Plan to Expand Offshore Energy Exploration

FreedomWorks Foundation President Adam Brandon offered the following comments on Sec. Zinke’s announcement:

01/04/2018
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Rep. Jeff Fortenberry's staggering hypocrisy on net neutrality

On Monday, Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb., took to Twitter in support of so-called “net neutrality” rules set to be overturned by the FCC this week.

12/13/2017
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FreedomWorks Foundation Announces Full Support of Finalized FCC Restoring Internet Freedom Rule

Ahead of today’s speech by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai, FreedomWorks Foundation is pleased to announce our support of the final proposed Restoring Internet Freedom Order—ending public utility regulation of Internet service providers under Title II of the Communications Act and repealing expansive and vague standards of practice that have crippled broadband investment.

11/28/2017
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FreedomWorks Foundation Condemns Abhorrent and Racist Attacks Against FCC Chairman Ajit Pai

FreedomWorks Foundation condemns the abhorrent personal attacks leveled against FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and his family following the release of the Restoring Internet Freedom order. Chairman Pai and his family have been the subject of a range of disgusting attacks, ranging from blatant racism to horrific and threatening messages at their home targeting Chairman Pai's children, by name.

11/27/2017
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FreedomWorks Foundation Looks Forward to Supporting Final Restoring Internet Freedom Order

Today, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai circulated copies of the final Restoring Internet Freedom Order with his fellow commissioners. Tomorrow, copies will be made available to the public. This is a full three weeks prior to the vote on the proposal, an unprecedented level of transparency compared to the previous administration. The order is expected to reverse the 2015 FCC order subjecting internet service providers to vague and burdensome standards of public utility regulation under Title II of the Communications Act of 1934. The specter of Title II regulation has already killed upwards of $125 billion in broadband infrastructure deployment.

11/21/2017

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