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Lawrence J. Spiwak, Cities Can't Just Ignore Federal Law On Utility Poles, The Hill (September 7, 2016).
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Lawrence J. Spiwak, FCC Chairman Doubles Down on Political Hubris After Court Decision, The Hill (August 22, 2016).
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George S. Ford, Questionable Economic Benefits of Chattanooga’s Gig, The Tennessean (August 17, 2016).
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Lawrence J. Spiwak, How Municipal Broadband Railroads Due Process, Bloomberg BNA (May 18, 2016).
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PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 16-03:
George S. Ford, Are Government-Owned Networks Abusing Market Power in the Set-Top Box Market? A Review of Rates (April 14, 2016).
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George S. Ford, The Impact of Government-Owned Broadband Networks on Private Investment and Consumer Welfare, State Government Leadership Foundation (April 6, 2016).
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Lawrence J. Spiwak, The FCC’s New Municipal Broadband Preemption Order Is Too Clever by Half, Bloomberg BNA (April 10, 2015).
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Lawrence J. Spiwak, Why the FCC Can’t Preempt States on Muni-Broadband, Bloomberg BNA (February 20, 2015).
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Phoenix Center Teleforum:
Federalism, Preemption and Municipal Broadband" (January 22, 2015).
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PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 15-01:
George S. Ford, Why Chattanooga is not the “Poster Child” for Municipal Broadband (January 20, 2015).
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Lawrence J. Spiwak, FCC Has No Authority to Preempt State Municipal Broadband Laws, Bloomberg BNA (August 6, 2014).
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PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PERSPECTIVE No. 14-01:
George S. Ford, Do Municipal Networks Offer More Attractive Service Offerings than Private Sector Providers? A Review and Expansion of the Evidence (January 27, 2014).
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