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Staff of the Progressive Policy Institute are experts in a wide range of public policy issues and are available to speak to the press. Members of the news media may contact the PPI press office by email schlapecka[at]progressivepolicy.org or by phone: (202) 525-3931.

Members of the press in need of immediate assistance may call Steven Chlapecka at (202) 525-3931 or (202) 556-1752.

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Wall Street Journal: A Rare Bipartisan Success for Congress

PPI President Will Marshall was quoted in Wall Street Journal piece regarding the rare showing of bipartisanship by Congress in passing the recent spending bill…

LA Times: Professor floats idea of three-year B.A. to cut college costs

A report by PPI Senior Fellow Paul Weinstein, Give Our Kids a Break: How Three-Year Degrees Can Cut the Cost of College, is the subject…

WSJ: Obama’s New Web Tax

The Wall Street Journal editorialized PPI’s recent policy brief by Hal Singer and Bob Litan, Outdated Regulations Will Make Consumers Pay More for Broadband. Now…

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PRESS RELEASE: PPI Statement On New York State Fracking Ban

WASHINGTON—Derrick Freeman, Director of the Energy Innovation Project at the Progressive Policy Institute, today released the following statement after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced…

PPI Statement on President Obama’s Endorsement of Title II Regulation

PPI President Will Marshall released the following statement today after President Obama’s announcement urging the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) to regulate broadband Internet as a…

Press Release: PPI Releases Policy Memo Revealing FDA Regulations Struggling to Keep Up With the Digital Age

WASHINGTON—The amount of regulation on the pharmaceutical industry has increased 40 percent since 2000, according to a policy memo released today by the Progressive Policy…

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Rep. DelBene, Policy Experts and Economists to Discuss Need for Progressive-Focused Broadband Policy Agenda

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 16, 2012 PRESS CONTACT: Steven Chlapecka – schlapecka@ppionline.org T: 202.525.3931 Progressive Policy Institute to host conference featuring Rep. DelBene, Policy Experts…

Progressive Policy Institute to Host Media Teleconference Featuring Robert Shapiro to Discuss the Case for Broad Corporate Tax Reform

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2013 PRESS CONTACT: Steven Chlapecka – schlapecka@ppionline.org T: 202.525.3931 Progressive Policy Institute to Host Media Teleconference Featuring Robert Shapiro to…

MEDIA ALERT: Zichal, Altmire, McCurdy and Experts to Speak on the U.S. Natural Gas Revolution

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As policy makers focus their attention this week on growing U.S. natural gas supplies as well as concerns over “fracking” methods used…