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ILSR Press Room filed under Broadband | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Oct 5, 2017

Ammon, Idaho’s Fiber Network is Featured in The Daily Yonder, Christopher Mitchell Discusses Municipal Opportunity

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In the News: Christopher Mitchell

October 5, 2017

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ILSR Press Room filed under Independent Business | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Sep 30, 2017

The Capital Institute Warns Against Cities’ Subsidies for Amazon’s HQ2, Cites ILSR’s Amazon Report

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In the News: Stacy Mitchell September 30, 2017 Media Outlet: The Capital Institute The Capital Institute’s mission is to search “for a new narrative that will illuminate how our economy and financial system can operate to promote a more just, regenerative, and thus sustainable way of living on this earth.” In that spirit, the Capital Institute’s… Continue reading

Article, ILSR Press Room filed under Waste to Wealth, Zero Waste & Economic Development | Written by Neil Seldman | No Comments | Updated on Sep 27, 2017

Municipal Waste and the Benefits of Re-Use

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This article was originally published in Governing Magazine on September 26th, 2017. What’s going on in Baltimore shows how cities can profit both economically and socially from giving reusable materials a second life. When it comes to municipal solid waste, it wasn’t that long ago that cities focused almost entirely on disposal. Only in the last 25… Continue reading

Featured Article, ILSR Press Room filed under Energy, Energy Self-Reliant States | Written by John Farrell | No Comments | Updated on Sep 27, 2017

PURPA: A Quiet Death or Longer Life After 40 Years of Wholesale Electricity Competition?

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This article was originally published in Greentech Media on September 18th, 2017. In the first week of September, a U.S. House Energy and Commerce subcommittee held hearings questioning a 40-year-old law that forms the bedrock of competition in the electricity market. Before the law took effect, electric utilities had a complete monopoly over electricity generation…. Continue reading

ILSR Press Room filed under Independent Business | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Sep 25, 2017

Business Insider Cites Amazon Report to Justify Cities’ Quest for Amazon HQ2

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/business-insider-cites-amazon-report-to-justify-cities-quest-for-amazon-hq2/

In the News: Stacy Mitchell September 25, 2017 Media Outlet: Business Insider The Institute for Local Self-Reliance’s Amazon report, Amazon’s Stranglehold: How the Company’s Tightening Grip is Stifling Competition, Eroding Jobs, and Threatening Communities, formed the basis for an article by Business Insider’s Leanna Garfield on why so many cities across America are clamoring to house Amazon’s… Continue reading

ILSR Press Room filed under Independent Business | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Sep 19, 2017

The American Conservative Quotes Stacy Mitchell’s Narrative on Monopoly

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In the News: Stacy Mitchell September 19, 2017 Media Outlet: The American Conservative In Daniel Kishi’s article in The American Conservative, he argues that it’s high-time for conservatives to get with the picture and start developing its own anti-monopoly movement. As a part of his argument for a cross-partisan movement, Kishi cites ILSR co-director Stacy Mitchell’s piece in The… Continue reading

ILSR Press Room filed under Energy | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Sep 18, 2017

In These Times Offers Perspective on How Communities Can Rebuild Energy Systems After Hurricanes

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In the News: John Farrell September 18, 2017 Media Outlet: In These Times It’s no secret that 2017’s hurricane season has been devastating for communities in the Houston metro area, the Florida Keys, and throughout Puerto Rico. With this destruction lies an enormous opportunity to rebuild energy grids with plenty of clean energy resources and… Continue reading

ILSR Press Room filed under Energy | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Sep 12, 2017

Midwest Energy News features John Farrell on Minneapolis’ Franchise Fee Proposal

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In the News: John Farrell September 12, 2017 Media Outlet: Midwest Energy News John Farrell’s expertise as a member of Minneapolis, Minn.’s Clean Energy Partnership and his continuing role promoting clean energy development was used in a Midwest Energy News piece by Frank Jossi. This piece describes Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges proposal to nominally increase a… Continue reading

ILSR Press Room filed under Independent Business | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Sep 11, 2017

The Week Doesn’t Appreciate Amazon’s Search for Subsidies, Cites ILSR’s Press Release

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In the News: Stacy Mitchell September 11, 2017 Media Outlet: The Week The Week’s Jeff Spross isn’t entertained by how Amazon is searching for massive subsidies from local governments in the process of establishing a second North American headquarters. In his piece he cites ILSR’s press release on why local governments are at a massive disadvantage… Continue reading

ILSR Press Room filed under Independent Business | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Sep 7, 2017

The New York Times Interviews Stacy Mitchell on Amazon’s Headquarters Subsidy Search

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In the News: Stacy Mitchell September 7, 2017 Media Outlet: The New York Times ILSR co-director and Community Scaled Economies initiative director Stacy Mitchell was interviewed for a New York Times piece on Amazon’s search for subsidies in securing a second North American headquarters. The piece by Nick Wingfield and Patricia Cohen details the bidding… Continue reading