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October 29, 2015
Congress needs to ensure that the Internet continues to be the fount of innovation and creativity we enjoy today and that everyone can share in it.
October 26, 2015
Without pioneering new ideas and equipment, innovation and productivity will be stuck in neutral.
October 22, 2015
So-called “dig once” policies can dramatically reduce the cost of deploying broadband Internet infrastructure by taking advantage of the opportunity to install new conduits whenever roads or sewers are under construction, says Doug Brake.
October 19, 2015
The Department of Transportation is trying to improve the safety and security of national airspace—which is a worthy goal—but the United States cannot rush into new rules that could have unintended consequences down the line.
October 19, 2015
ITIF released a new report outlining why Internet marketplace platforms do not need their own, special regulations to address potential competition, privacy, or employment concerns.

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May 16, 2016
“Without a clearly articulated goal of transforming traditional infrastructure into digital infrastructure and the right policies to make it happen, this much-needed transition will continue to lag,” said Rob Atkinson in the Wall Street Journal.
May 16, 2016
“Most existing infrastructure will need to be hybridized, by integrating digital features, while some new infrastructure will be purely digital. But make no mistake: The country’s future growth prospects will hinge in no small part on whether it successfully transforms our infrastructure systems,” said Rob Atkinson in POLITICO.
May 6, 2016
Productivity and employment "were never coupled, any more than the divorce rate in Maine and the consumption of margarine (two variables that have moved together),” said Rob Atkinson in Bloomberg View.
May 4, 2016
Fast Company writes that a new report from ITIF says our widespread aversion to government intervention is exactly why the U.S. and many developed countries, like Japan and Korea, are in a productivity rut today—and have been since the Great Recession.
April 28, 2016
“While America is still the world leader, other nations are gaining on us, so the U.S. cannot afford to rest on its laurels,” said Stephen Ezell in the Wall Street Journal. “It is important for policymakers to build on efforts the Obama administration has undertaken to ensure the U.S. does not get out paced.”

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