Today, an informal coalition put together by the Institute for Liberty sent a letter to Maryland's political leaders in both the legislature and the Governor's office, voicing concerns over HB 631, a bill supposedly dealing with "price gouging" for prescription drugs, but is, in fact, a prescription to raise drug prices. That letter can be found by clicking MORE.more»
On Tuesday, March 21, 2017, IFL president Andrew Langer sent Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, a letter urging Congress to make certain that Puerto Rico lives up to its obligatins under PROMESA.more»
A poll commissioned by the Institute for Liberty at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) found that by extraordinarily large numbers, conservative activists broadly reject efforts by Las Vegas casino owner Sheldon Adelson and his allies in Congress to federalize the regulation of online gambling.more»
Today, the Institute for Liberty issued a release voicing deep concerns about the stances taken by AirBnB in the political world, while at the same time pushing back against efforts to reduce the regulatory burden on much of the hotel and lodging industry--many of which are locally-owned businesses struggling to compete in a regulatory environment that simply doesn't encompass businesses like AirBnB. Rather than calling for more regulation of AirBnB, the Institute for Liberty believes that the "smarter" way of leveling the playing field is to reduce the regulatory burden on existing firms... and that calls for greater regulation are an anti-competitive tool that smacks of crony capitalism.more»
The Institute for Liberty today released a memo detailing 11 recommendations on how the incoming administration can tackle America's massive regulatory burden, estimated to be roughly $2.25 trillion.more»
On September 20, 2016, the Senate Committee on the Environment and Public works released a report on the EPA and the US Army Corps of Engineers' attempts to expand federal jurisdiction over private lands--among the discoveries? Federal bureaucrats now assert that plowed fields are "mini mountain ranges".more»
Iceland Watch, a project of the Institute for Liberty (IFL), today launched an advertisement campaign in the United States, Iceland and Denmark calling on the Icelandic government to treat all investors fairly. The complete release can be found by clicking MORE below...
Today, the Institute for Liberty (IFL) launched its latest project, Iceland Watch, with the goal of examining Iceland as it stands at a political and economic crossroads as the country considers lifting capital controls.more»