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Monday, December 7, 2015
In the News Today

 

PARIS COP-21 CLIMATE CHANGE SUMMIT

President Obama Thinks Paris Climate Treaty Will Bind Next President

President Barack Obama confirmed in a press conference in Paris on 1st December that he intends for the Paris Climate Treaty to bind politically the next President, even if he is succeeded by a Republican who opposes the treaty and even if it’s not ratified by the Senate. > Read more

> Interview an expert


 

ENDING THE SUGAR SUBSIDY - FRANCES B. SMITH

Sugar Reform Coalition Letter

 

We believe that it is long past time to begin the process of removing this significant burden from consumers’ wallets and ending the special privileged status of the handful of domestic sugar processors. We urge you to include provisions in this year’s federal funding legislation to begin curbing the excesses of the sugar program.  > Read more


> Interview Frances B. Smith
 

SPORTS BETTING - MICHELLE MINTON

 

Austin American Statesman: No sports betting should be a crime


The aggressive advertising campaigns of daily fantasy sports betting sites has raised some eyebrows, and now one lawmaker is calling for an investigation into their legal status. > Read more


> Interview Michelle Minton
 

NET NEUTRALITY - RYAN RADIA

Washington Times: How to Keep the Internet Free and Innovative


Unless the courts or Congress rein it in, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) might soon transform itself into the Internet Regulation Commission. > Read the Washington Times commentary


> Interview Ryan Radia
 

 

 

    

 

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