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December 7, 2016
“For states, [the Carrier deal] puts them a little more in a central position. They are now going to be seen as part of the overall national effort to grow the economy and make it more competitive,” said Rob Atkinson on CNBC.
December 1, 2016
“Contrary to early reactions from the left and the right, the Carrier deal opens the door to a new approach to U.S. economic growth policy that is sorely needed. It sets the precedent that growing, attracting and retaining globally traded, innovation-based industries that are both high-value and pay high wages is central to U.S. economic growth,” said Rob Atkinson in The New York Times.
December 1, 2016
“The bill itself is the most extreme surveillance law we’ve ever seen in terms of what it’s requiring,” said Daniel Castro on PBS NewsHour.
November 28, 2016
"The myopic view that the high-tech economy is only Silicon Valley and a few other bright spots like Boston or North Carolina's Research Triangle is flat wrong," said Rob Atkinson in The Hill.
October 30, 2016
“It takes someone special to translate from the technical world to the world of what actually can get done. My impression is that he’s been effective, which isn’t always the case for professors in the political world,” said David Hart in BuzzFeed.