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Heartland Article: FCC Considers New Rules for Streaming Video

Read my latest article at Heartland Budget & Tax News, FCC Considers New Rules for Streaming Video.

Excerpt:

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulators are considering whether to redefine Netflix and other “over-the-top” (OTT) Internet services as “multichannel video program distributors,” effectively treating video streaming services as though they are cable television companies.

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Heartland Article: CFPB Expands Into College Education Accreditation

The article, CFPB Expands Into College Education Accreditation, originally appeared at Heartland Fiscal Times on December 6th.

Excerpt:

Federal banking regulators are expanding the power of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), demanding records and testimony from higher-education accreditation agencies as part of an investigation into possible “unlawful acts and practices in connection with accrediting for-profit colleges.”

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Heartland Article: West Virginia Lawmakers Propose Food Stamp Work Requirement

The article, West Virginia Lawmakers Propose Food Stamp Work Requirement, originally appeared at Heartland Fiscal Times on November 5th, 2015.

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Heartland Article: Kentucky City Goes Bust Due to Land Dispute Lawsuit

The article, Kentucky City Goes Bust Due to Land Dispute Lawsuit, originally appeared at Heartland Fiscal Times on November 4

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Heartland Article: North Carolina Bill Regulating Virtual Currencies Stalls Out – #ncga

The article, North Carolina Bill Regulating Virtual Currencies Stalls Out, originally appeared at Heartland Institute’s Fiscal Times on October 30th, 2015.

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Heartland Article: Chicago City Council Approves Mayor’s Historic Property Tax Hike

This article originally appeared at Heartland Fiscal Times on October 29th, 2015.

Chicago City Council Approves Mayor’s Historic Property Tax Hike

The Chicago City Council approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s proposed $543 million property tax hike on Chicago homeowners, partially filling a gap between unfunded pension liabilities and available assets that exceeds $32 billion.

The property tax hike is the single largest tax hike in the city’s history.

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Heartland Article: House Committee Passes Crackdown on ‘Operation Choke Point’

My article that follows first appeared at Heartland Fiscal Times on October 14th.

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