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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.

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The Hill: Title II is wrong way to keep an open Internet

The Progressive Policy Institute was cited in an article in The Hill advising against President Obama’s recent endorsement of Title II reclassification in the net…

Huffington Post: Entrepeneurs: Engines of our Economic Growth

In a piece penned for the Huffington Post by U.S. Representatives Scott Peters (D-Calif. 52), Ron Kind (D-Wis. 3), and Patrick E. Murphy (D-Fla. 18)…

CNBC: More Internet regulation good for consumer?

PPI Chief Economic Strategist Michael Mandel appeared on CNBC’s “Closing Bell” Tuesday to argue that Title II regulation of broadband internet by the FCC would…

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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…

PPI’s Hal Singer Joins FCC Open Internet Roundtable; Argues For Case-by-Case Adjudication

WASHINGTON—Progressive Policy Institute Senior Fellow and Economist Hal Singer today served as a panelist for an Open Internet roundtable discussion hosted by the Federal Communications…

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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…