For Rural Pinetops, Being A Gigabit Community Means Business In North Carolina

Date: 12 Aug 2016 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Unless you live in a rural community, you probably assume becoming a Gigabit community is all about the miracles of speed. Speed is important, but so is Internet choice, reliable service, and respectful customer service. It’s also about being excited … Read More

Saluting ILSR’s 2016 Interns

Date: 11 Aug 2016 | posted in: Energy, MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Each Summer, we invite interns to work with our team to help write articles, research projects, and produce multimedia content for our audiences. Here’s a look at the excellent work they’ve accomplished here and where their education and careers will … Read More

Press Release: Skyrocketing Rents Threaten Independent Businesses, New Report Explores Solutions

Date: 20 Apr 2016 | posted in: Press Release, Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The cost of leasing commercial space is soaring in many cities, threatening the future of independent businesses, finds a report released today from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance. The report examines what’s causing commercial rents to skyrocket and explores six broad policy strategies that elected officials and community leaders are proposing to address it.… Read More

Solar energy isn’t a baby anymore

Date: 11 Dec 2015 | posted in: Media Coverage | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The Hill, December 11, 2015 In his 1790 Report on Manufactures, Alexander Hamilton argued that America’s “infant” industries needed to be protected from competitors in Britain and France in order to achieve what we now call economies of scale. Hamilton’s … Read More

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