Domestic Policy

Interview with Senator Michael Brown

GPPR’s Senior Interview Editor, Kevin Barsaloux, talks with one of DC’s shadow senators, Michael Brown. The two talk about the DC statehood movement, the new State of New Columbia constitution, the effects of DC statehood, and the process of achieving statehood. Read GPPR’s companion piece, New Columbia, to learn even more about the DC statehood movement…

New Columbia

The fight for DC statehood may have finally reached a tipping point As the young United States of America emerged from the shadow of its Revolutionary War and took its first steps as a new nation, the momentum to expand beyond thirteen former colonies took on an immediate urgency. In 1796 Tennessee applied to become…

The Urban-Rural Divide of Broadband Adoption

Note: This article was written with assistance from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce, and portions of the article will appear in a paper to be presented at TPRC 44 beginning on September 30th. Seventy-five percent of Americans reported using the Internet in July 2015, but the longstanding disparity…