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R Street Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, public policy research organization. Our mission is to engage in policy research and outreach to promote free markets and limited, effective government.

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IJ GATHERS COALITION TO FIGHT BACK AGAINST ASSET FORFEITURE

United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Department of Justice are set to launch new efforts to increase the federal government’s use of civil asset forfeiture. In response, the Institute for Justice (IJ), an Atlas Network partner, formed a coalition to send a letter to Committee on the Judiciary Charimen Goodlatte a...

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SHARING ECONOMY VICTORY FOR AIRBNB ADVERTISING IN TENNESSEE

Airbnb is a popular and growing part of the new sharing economy, allowing people to earn extra money by renting out their homes for temporary use by others. This business model provides new competition to hotels, though, so governments face industry pressure to fine and regulate the home-sharing industry out of existence. Despit...

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