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California eyeing State-run bank for marijuana

NOQ: “For a state that is already plagued with so many economic problems, despite its recent budget surplus, the idea of the state running its own bank should worry every person in California,” said Yaël Ossowski, the Deputy Director for the Consumer Choice Center in Washington, D.C.

California considers state-run bank for pot businesses

THE HILL: “Opening the banking sector for cannabis-based businesses is necessary, but a government-owned and operated bank in California will only invite more problems and prove disastrous for California’s residents and taxpayers,” said Yael Ossowski, deputy director of the Consumer Choice Center.

Trade Panel’s Rejection of Trump’s Jet Tariff Is a Sign of Good Things to Come

MORNING CONSULT: As President Donald Trump schmoozed with economic titans in Davos, Switzerland, over the weekend, news from Washington indicated parts of his trade agenda won’t go forward as planned.

CA treasurer and attorney general move on plan to create public bank for pot businesses

THE SACRAMENTO BEE: “For a state that is already plagued with so many economic problems, despite its recent budget surplus, the idea of the state running its own bank should worry every person in California,” said Yaël Ossowski, the Deputy Director for the Consumer Choice Center in Washington, D.C.

Workers can’t afford tariffs or a trade war, President Trump

WASHINGTON EXAMINER: Considering that millions of American consumers depend on imports for dozens of their appliances and goods at home, tariffs end up hurting them the most instead.

Consumer Choice Center praises reclassification of the Internet and repeal of FCC’s net neutrality regulations

December 14, 2017 Consumer Choice Center Consumer Choice Center praises reclassification of the Internet and repeal of FCC’s net neutrality regulations Washington, D.C. – Today the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 to repeal the 2015 Title II classification for the Internet, also known as ‘Net Neutrality’ regulations. From now on, the Internet will be subject […]

Canada Can Lead The Way On Pot, Vapes and Plain Packs

HUFFINGTON POST: The world is paying attention to Canada right now. Two very important pieces of legislation on consumer products are being debated, which could provide many lessons for the world.

Why should banks pay taxes while credit unions get a break?

CHARLOTTE OBSERVER: If Congress and the administration are serious about making America’s tax structure fairer, their first action should be to end the free ride enjoyed by large credit unions at the expense of banks and taxpayers.

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