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Center among sponsors of event featuring Congressman Delaney

Join us in welcoming Congressman John Delaney (D-MD) (GULC’88) “Open Our Democracy Act of 2014” Establishes open primaries regardless of party affiliation followed by general election run-offs for election to House of Representatives. Designates Election Day as Federal holiday and encourages employers give employees a day off on general election day. Starts the process for […]

Shapiro discusses midterm elections in Inc.

Senior Policy Scholar Robert Shapiro was featured in Inc. magazine “The Midterm Elections: A Small-Business Primer.” Dr. Shapiro gives his opinion on what to expect on both immigration reform and a potential government shutdown. The full piece examines the issues of most importance to small business, including: tax reform, the sequester, and a default the […]

CCT event will examine the right to be forgotten

On October 20th the Communication, Culture and Technology program will convene “An Evening Not to be Forgotten.” The program will examine the digital Right to be Forgotten “with participants representing ideas from the European Union, the ACLU, EPIC, and the faculty of the Communication, Culture & Technology MA program at Georgetown University.” Center Affiliate Mark […]

Next Lunch Nuggets focuses on bank regulation

On October 16th we will host: Starved for Profit or Choking on Regulation? Why are there no new Banks?, Part of the Lunch Nuggets Series. Our speaker will be Robert Adams, Senior Economist at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and a Visiting Senior Policy Scholar here at the center. The number […]

Downes takes on drone regulation, or lack-thereof, in WaPo

October 8, 2014 Larry Downes wrote “America can’t lead the world in innovation if the FAA keeps dragging its feet on drone rules” for the Washington Post Innovations section. Although “[t]he FAA conservatively estimates that, within a decade, private drones will constitute a $90 billion industry,” Downes argues that by not quickly issuing rules guiding […]

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