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  • ICYMI: Scott Brown: “The Biden Administration Wants To Tax, Spend & Regulate Us Into The Stone Age”

    ICYMI: Scott Brown: “The Biden Administration Wants To Tax, Spend & Regulate Us Into The Stone Age”

    “Lina Khan Has Weaponized the FTC… Makes The Obama Administration Look Conservative” WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown appeared on WFEA’s Morning Update discussing the Biden Administration’s tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles, as well as the broader regulatory overreach harming American competitiveness. Brown, a former U.S. Senator and Ambassador, singled out Lina Khan,…

  • ICYMI: Scott Brown in Fox Business: 3 Biden Administration Policies Harming Small Businesses

    ICYMI: Scott Brown in Fox Business: 3 Biden Administration Policies Harming Small Businesses

    WASHINGTON – To mark the recent National Small Business Week, Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown highlighted three Biden administration policies harming small businesses in his latest op-ed for Fox Business.  “First, the Administration continued deflecting responsibility for lingering inflation onto private companies with their obsession over so-called “junk fees,” which are service charges imposed by…

  • Chair Brown Applauds House Probe Into FTC’s Involvement in Amazon-iRobot Merger Collapse

    Chair Brown Applauds House Probe Into FTC’s Involvement in Amazon-iRobot Merger Collapse

    WASHINGTON – After House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer (R-KY) launched a probe into the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) role in the collapse of the iRobot-Amazon merger, Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown issued the following statement: “American officials tasked with standing up for U.S. interests have no business working with European regulators to squash our…

  • Chair Scott Brown Sounds Off on FTC’s Unilateral Action to Ban Noncompetes

    Chair Scott Brown Sounds Off on FTC’s Unilateral Action to Ban Noncompetes

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  April 23, 2024  Chair Scott Brown Sounds Off on FTC’s Unilateral Action to Ban Noncompetes WASHINGTON – After the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) passed a new rule in a 3-2 party-line vote that bans businesses from including non-compete agreements in an employee’s contract, Chair Scott Brown released the following statement: “Non-compete agreements…

  • Scott Brown on Concerning CPI Report: Why In The World Does Lina Khan Still Want To Break Up Amazon?

    Scott Brown on Concerning CPI Report: Why In The World Does Lina Khan Still Want To Break Up Amazon?

    WASHINGTON – In response to the March consumer-price index showing annual inflation rates quickening to 3.5%, Scott Brown, Chair of the Competitiveness Coalition, issued the following statement:  “As consumers pinch pennies to make ends meet, out-of-touch activists in the Biden Administration like FTC Chair Lina Khan continue their crusade to destroy companies  whose lower prices…

  • Scott Brown in Union Leader: Life under Biden more costly for everyone but those on top

    Scott Brown in Union Leader: Life under Biden more costly for everyone but those on top

    Brown: “Life under the Biden administration has gotten harder and more expensive for all but those at the top. The policies and world view of (FTC Chair) Lina Khan and others are big reasons why.” WASHINGTON – In a new op-ed for the Union-Leader, Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown explains how the Biden administration has…

  • Chair Brown: As Khan’s Fourth Year Starts, A Disastrous Reign

    Chair Brown: As Khan’s Fourth Year Starts, A Disastrous Reign

    Brown: “(Khan) has effectively turned the FTC into an anti-business, anti-competitive advocacy organization rather than a government agency.” WASHINGTON – Three years ago today, President Joe Biden made one of his most consequential economic decisions when he nominated Lina Khan, a protege of Elizabeth Warren with limited management experience, to lead the Federal Trade Commission…

  • ICYMI: Scott Brown Discusses Overregulation With The Josiah Bartlett Center’s Drew Cline

    ICYMI: Scott Brown Discusses Overregulation With The Josiah Bartlett Center’s Drew Cline

    Brown: “This administration, Drew, it’s upside down.” WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown joined WFEA’s Morning Update with the Josiah Bartlett Center’s Drew Cline for a wide-ranging discussion on the state of the U.S. presidential race, Brown’s reaction to the State of the Union, and the Biden Administration’s continued suppression of American innovation.…

  • Chair Brown Slams Biden’s FY25 Budget Request for More Antitrust Activism

    Chair Brown Slams Biden’s FY25 Budget Request for More Antitrust Activism

    WASHINGTON – Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown today slammed President Biden for releasing a budget that prioritizes the desires of antitrust activists, particularly after a scathing congressional report detailed the abuse of law and mismanagement within the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).  Specifically, President Biden’s budget calls for $288 million for the Department of Justice’s antitrust…

  • Chair Brown: Biden Administration Will Own Disastrous Impact of the DMA

    Chair Brown: Biden Administration Will Own Disastrous Impact of the DMA

    WASHINGTON – As the Digital Markets Act (DMA) takes effect in Europe today, Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown blasted the Biden Administration for working alongside overseas regulators to impose sweeping new regulations on American innovators. Passed in 2022, the DMA unabashedly targets America’s tech sector as 21 of the 22 core platform services obligated to…