Today, high-speed internet access, commonly referred to as broadband, is essential.
Most states and localities generate a significant portion of state and local revenue from the taxation of retail sales. Such taxes are attractive because they are relatively easy to administer.
Net neutrality is the principle that all data that travels over internet networks should be treated the same. Without it, internet providers can act as gatekeepers of the internet.
People with all types of disabilities benefit from access to data and communications technology. This includes sensory, physical, speech-related, and cognitive disabilities.
Television is a source of news and entertainment for millions of people. In recent years, many consumers have begun “cutting the cord.” They receive programming online via streaming services.
Affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy is essential to health, safety, and well-being.
Affordable energy for home heating and cooling is essential to the health and safety of older adults.
Due to their regressive nature, raising state and local sales taxes should not be the first choice for increasing tax revenues.
Home energy costs are a major expense for U.S. households. Price increases have a greater impact on older consumers, especially those with fixed incomes and households with lower incomes.
By using energy more efficiently, consumers can lower their energy use. In turn, this reduces their energy costs.