Progressive Policy Institute

Type: Organization
Name: Progressive Policy Institute
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t reform the tax code on the backs of over-taxed energy producers

In business-speak, a “cash cow” is a commercial activity that, after an initial capital investment has been paid off, continues to generate income and profits for years to come with little or no additional expense.In political-speak, “cash cow” refers ... [Published The Hill - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Keystone pipeline: Important debate for yesterday

Listening to the Republicans in Congress, one might think that the Keystone XL pipeline is the biggest energy issue facing the country today and that swift approval of the controversial project is vital to America’s interests. Election-year politics aside, ... [Published The Hill - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

What The Internet of Things Means For Physical Industries

The extension of the Internet to the physical world is a huge step forward and in this video Michael Mandel, chief economic strategist at the Progressive Policy Institute, talks about what this will mean for us. During the Washington Post Live’s All Things ... [Published BigData-Startups - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Technology Jobs and Urban Growth, Diversity: Panel

April 4 (Bloomberg) -- Michael Mandel, chief economic strategist for Progressive Policy Institute, Tim Nolan, managing director at Boston Consulting Group, Alan Berube, deputy director at the Brookings Institute's Metropolitan Policy Program, and Todd ... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

EHRLICH: Avoiding return to days of Ma Bell on Internet regulations

A D.C. federal court struck down the Federal Communications Commission’s “net neutrality” regulations earlier this year, but did nothing to resolve an ongoing debate over whether or how the government should regulate the Internet. At the heart of the ... [Published Washington Times - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

GUEST COMMENTARY: Modernized Internet policy will help shape medical industry

While many have debated how the Affordable Care Act will affect doctors and their patients, far less attention has been given to another law with far-reaching consequences for the medical profession: the Telecommunications Act of 1996.With Congress preparing ... [Published NWI Times - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 2 reports

VIDEO: What the Internet of Things means for physical industries

Michael Mandel, chief economic strategist at the Progressive Policy Institute, described the Internet of Things as the “extension of the Internet to the physical world. He told the audience at Washington Post Live’s All Things Connected forum, “The Internet ... [Published Telemanagement - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Senate hearing on student loans did not HELP

Yesterday’s hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee on student loans seemed to clearly answer the question of who is to blame for our $1.2 trillion and climbing student debt debacle. The only problem is, it was inaccurate. ... [Published The Hill - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 2 reports

AT&T 4G LTE Available In Traverse City

As Part of AT&T's Project VIP Investment, Customers to Benefit From Nation's Most Reliable 4G LTE Network on the Latest Devices (March 26, 2014)TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --AT&T* has turned on the nation's most reliable 4G LTE ... [Published DMN Final Cut Pro - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

The Mess That is Rand Paul's Foreign Policy Platform

As he comes closer to a decision about a presidential run, the Kentucky Senator is stealthily distancing himself from his father’s non-interventionist positions.Comments CommentsLike this article?Join our email list:Stay up to date with the latest headlines ... [Published AlterNet.org - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Internet Association’s Plan to Expand Influence: Focus on the Left Coast

The trade group’s new office in California, a state often at the forefront of technology issues, puts the association both in the heart of Silicon Valley and in Sacramento—complete with a brand new lobbyist to help influence tech policy in the state.For ... [Published Associations Now - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Graham : Washington Post Live - Forum

TIME: 8:30 a.m.EVENT: Washington Post Live holds a forum on "All Things Connected," focusing on measures to protect consumers' privacy and security on the Internet.PARTICIPANTS: Federal Trade Commission Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen ; Jules Polonetsky ... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 21 2014]

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...Mark Warner, D-Va., and Bob Corker, R-Tenn.: "The Senate bills would not help people to buy homes; they would only protect investors and special interests at taxpayers' expense."
...during the past three years, and made 446 wireless network upgrades in the state last year alone," said George Granger, President, AT&T Oregon. "As a result, we've turned on 4G LTE in markets throughout Oregon and are now pleased to bring the latest generation of wireless network technology to Bend."
...essential for consumers and for businesses that want to compete and succeed in a mobile economy," said Representative Richard Smith of Columbus. "Investments such as this stimulate economic growth and underscore the importance of public policies which make sense in a competitive and evolving marketplace."
...Anna Eshoo of California, who has monitored the government's expenditure of $80 billion a year on information technology, said Motorola has had "a lock on the public safety radio market "for a long, long, long time.""

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The Difference Between Real And Phony GOP Civil... [Published Talking Points Memo - Apr 16 2014]
Dont Reform the Tax Code on the Backs of Over-T... [Published Independent Institute - Apr 15 2014]
Don’t reform the tax code on the backs of over-... [Published The Hill - Apr 10 2014]
Keystone pipeline: Important debate for yesterday [Published The Hill - Apr 10 2014]
AT&T : 4G LTE Expands In Tallahassee [Published 4 Traders - Apr 09 2014]
Delamaide: Mortgage reform roils Washington [Published Shreveport Times - Apr 08 2014]
What The Internet of Things Means For Physical ... [Published BigData-Startups - Apr 08 2014]
Dave Camp's Tax Reform Plan Improves on Obama a... [Published US News & World Report - Apr 07 2014]
Big Ideas: On deportations, emperors and colleg... [Published Washington Examiner - Apr 04 2014]
Technology Jobs and Urban Growth, Diversity: Panel [Published Bloomberg - Apr 04 2014]
EHRLICH: Avoiding return to days of Ma Bell on ... [Published Washington Times - Apr 04 2014]
AT&T 4G LTE Available in Bend [Published Nasdaq - Apr 02 2014]
AT&T 4G LTE Available In Columbus [Published Nasdaq - Apr 02 2014]
Make the U.S. an Energy Powerhouse [Published Daily Beast - Apr 01 2014]
GUEST COMMENTARY: Modernized Internet policy wi... [Published NWI Times - Mar 31 2014]
Radio giant Motorola systematically vanquishes ... [Published Sun Herald - Mar 30 2014]
After Motorola parlays Katrina’s devastation in... [Published McClatchy DC - Mar 30 2014]
AT&T 4G LTE expands in Sweetwater [Published Sweetwater Reporter - Mar 30 2014]
VIDEO: What the Internet of Things means for ph... [Published Telemanagement - Mar 29 2014]
What the Internet of Things means for physical ... [Published American Banking News - Mar 28 2014]
Senate hearing on student loans did not HELP [Published The Hill - Mar 28 2014]
Why CIOs Need To Think About The Internet Of Th... [Published Forbes.com - Mar 26 2014]
AT&T 4G LTE Available In Traverse City [Published DMN Final Cut Pro - Mar 26 2014]
AT&T 4G LTE Available In Wenatchee [Published ITbriefing - Mar 26 2014]
AT&T 4G LTE Available In Traverse City [Published Nasdaq - Mar 26 2014]
The Mess That is Rand Paul's Foreign Policy Pla... [Published AlterNet.org - Mar 25 2014]
Can Rand Paul Escape His Revolutionary Heritage? [Published Talking Points Memo - Mar 25 2014]
Internet Association’s Plan to Expand Influence... [Published Associations Now - Mar 21 2014]
Graham : Washington Post Live - Forum [Published 4 Traders - Mar 21 2014]
Both Parties In Denial Over Resolving Urban Pov... [Published National Journal - Mar 21 2014]
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League of Cities Hosts Discussion on Jobs and I... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Mar 06 2014]
WASHINGTON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, March 11, the  Progressive Policy Institute, the National League of Cities and Building America's Future will host a panel of experts to comment on the necessity for investment in infrastructure ...
La Raza Associated Group Feels Majority of Amer... [Published Breitbart Feed - Feb 23 2014]
An education group associated with such extremist groups as the National Council of La Raza, and a slew of Democrat strategy groups, think tanks and activists are sure that if only Americans knew what the Common Core education policy was, they'd love ...
Open thread for night owls: Lawbreakers with a ... [Published Daily Kos - Jan 13 2014]
At The New Yorker , Margaret Talbot writes Opened Files :Last week, Americans got a reminder that it sometimes takes lawbreakers with a conscience to bring to light more profound violations. On March 8, 1971, burglars broke into an F.B.I. field office ...
Getting rid of old regulations is much too hard [Published Marginal Revolution - Nov 17 2013]
That is the topic of my latest New York Times column, which is entitled “ More Freedom on the Airplane, if Nowhere Else .”  It opens with this example: It is sometimes the small events that reveal the really big problems lurking beneath the surface. ...
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