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InfoTech & Telecom
February 5, 2021
Six Principles for State Legislators Seeking to Protect Free Speech on Social Media Platforms
Political free speech in the United States is under attack. Tech media giants who own and control virtually all social media platforms available to Americans are working together to silence groups with whom they do not agree.
InfoTech & Telecom
October 18, 2020
The Leaflet: Big Tech Censors Hunter Biden Story and The Silent Symptoms of the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Heartland Institute highlights GR's latest work.
Health Care
March 3, 2020
Research & Commentary: New Series of Bills Would Open Up Telemedicine in Michigan
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines five new bills that have been proposed for the spring legislative session that would expand telemedicine in Michigan and bring needed clarity on how these services are defined and reimbursed.
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Health Care
February 27, 2020
Policy Tip Sheet: Telehealth Could Bring Savings to Medicaid in Tennessee
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans discusses how the use of telehealth can transform health care by making it more affordable and available.
Taxes
February 26, 2020
Research & Commentary: Kansas Governor Considers a 'Netflix Tax'
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly released a $7.8 billion budget proposal adding several new taxes for digital property and subscription services.
Health Care
February 21, 2020
Policy Tip Sheet: Telehealth Could Bring Savings to Medicaid
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans examines a new bill that would expand access to telehealth through Colorado's community health centers by affirming that these services meet face-to-face requirements under Medicaid and should be reimbursed as such.

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InfoTech & Telecom
September 27, 2018
By Federal Communications Commission
FCC ruling to speed deployment of 5G
September 25, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a bill moving through the Pennsylvania General Assembly that would expand telemedicine access and create reimbursement parity with in-person services.
May 4, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new proposal in Hawaii that would require all online retailers to pay state sales taxes, regardless of whether the seller has a presence in the state.
May 3, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
Social media censorship and online restriction of conservatives and their organizations have reached a crisis level.
April 17, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the efforts by several states to re-impose net neutrality rules at the state level.
March 2, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the Florida legislature's efforts to encourage the expansion of telehealth in the Sunshine State.
December 29, 2017
By Federal Communications Commission
This report, published by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and submitted to Congress, details how U.S. states and territories collect and spend funds collected from consumers for the purposes of administering emergency service programs.
December 17, 2017
By Federal Communications Commission
The FCC returned the classification of broad-band internet service providers to "information services."
October 16, 2017
By Heartland Staff
Burlington Telecom has cost taxpayers millions of dollars and the city is unlikely to recoup the expense unless Burlington opts for a smart sale.
September 12, 2017
By Stephanie Cueman
This essay examines the legal framework of the City of Chicago’s taxation of Netflix services and the lawsuit challenging the levy.
July 17, 2017
By Katie McAuliffe
This letter, signed by representatives of Americans for Tax Reform and 65 other free-market think tanks, urges Federal Communications Commission commissioners to undo the 2015 Open Internet Order.
May 24, 2017
By Christopher S. Yoo and Timothy Pfenninger
This paper, written by University of Pennsylvania Law School professor Christopher S. Yoo, identifies 88 active municipal fiber projects in the U.S., and examines their net present value and financial status.
January 18, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Tennessee's proposed internet sales tax, and the trend towards challenging the longstanding Quill standard.
December 31, 2016
By Charles M. Davidson, Michael J. Santorelli
This policy brief, published by New York Law School’s Advanced Communications Law & Policy Institute evaluates the current status of several local and state government-owned network (GONs) projects.
December 23, 2016
By N. Cameron Leishman
This paper, written by N. Cameron Leishman and published in Brigham Young University BYU Law Review, examines the current legal status of daily fantasy sports (DFS) within states’ gambling laws.
November 1, 2016
By Brett Wessels
This paper, published in Gaming Law Review and Economics, examines the growing trend of daily fantasy sports, arguing why consumer demand will drive state lawmakers’ policy decisions towards legalization and liberalization.
October 11, 2016
By Scott Mackey and Joseph Henchman
This study, published by the Tax Foundation, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization researching taxes and tax policy, examines how government taxes on wireless phone service have changed over the years.
July 22, 2016
By Adam D. Thierer
This essay, written by Mercatus Center senior fellow Adam Thierer and program manager Andrea Castillo, argues in favor of a “permissionless innovation” policy for government regulation of artificial intelligence (AI) technology.
June 13, 2016
By Larry Downes
This essay explains why the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) regulatory interest in dedicated telecommunications circuits may be part of a larger effort to re-regulate the national market for broadband internet access.
June 1, 2016
By Federal Communications Commission
The Federal Communications Commission December 2010 study by the commission's Industry Analysis and Technology Division, Wireline Competition Bureau.