Tag: innovation

  • ICYMI: Scott Brown in the Union Leader: Amazon is Punished for its Success

    ICYMI: Scott Brown in the Union Leader: Amazon is Punished for its Success

    WASHINGTON – In an op-ed in the Union Leader, Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown critiques the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) misguided lawsuit against Amazon that takes aim at the company’s widely popular Prime services.  “As a protege of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-MA, FTC Chair Lina Khan’s relentless crusade against American tech companies has been disappointing…

  • ICYMI: Scott Brown Discusses the FTC’s Suit Against Amazon with Josiah Bartlett Center’s Drew Cline

    ICYMI: Scott Brown Discusses the FTC’s Suit Against Amazon with Josiah Bartlett Center’s Drew Cline

    Brown: “People express more satisfaction with their online marketplace than they do with their own political party!” WASHINGTON – During an interview on the New Hampshire-based WFEA Morning Update, Chair Scott Brown discussed the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Lina Khan’s misguided antitrust lawsuit against Amazon. During the appearance, Brown highlighted that “91% of Amazon…

  • NH Journal Kicks Off “Diner Table Economics” Series With Presidential Candidates in the Granite State

    NH Journal Kicks Off “Diner Table Economics” Series With Presidential Candidates in the Granite State

    WASHINGTON – As the presidential campaign heats up in New Hampshire, NH Journal launched “Diner Table Economics” with former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie featured as the first guest.  In each interview, NH Journal’s Michael Graham sits down with a presidential candidate at a diner to discuss the pressing economic issues facing Granite Staters, ranging…

  • Chair Brown on Prime Big Deal Days: Why Did NH AG Formella Lend His Name to the Latest FTC Charade

    Chair Brown on Prime Big Deal Days: Why Did NH AG Formella Lend His Name to the Latest FTC Charade

    NEW HAMPSHIRE – As middle-class families, mom-and-pops, workers, teachers, students, and more enjoy Prime Big Deal Days this week, Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown chided the Biden Administration’s Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for continuing its anti-consumer campaign against Amazon. “Declining consumer confidence, mortgage rates the highest in 23 years, and yet instead of focusing on…

  • Competitiveness Coalition Urges GOP Leaders to Probe FTC’s Unmerited Suit Against Amazon

    Competitiveness Coalition Urges GOP Leaders to Probe FTC’s Unmerited Suit Against Amazon

    WASHINGTON – The Competitiveness Coalition, along with 18 policy and advocacy organizations, today sent a letter to GOP congressional leaders requesting heightened scrutiny of the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) antitrust suit against Amazon.  In the letter, former U.S. Senator and Ambassador Scott Brown, chair of the Competitiveness Coalition, encourages Speaker Pro Tempore Patrick McHenry (R-NC),…

  • ICYMI: Chair Scott Brown Slams FTC’s Amazon Suit in the National Review

    ICYMI: Chair Scott Brown Slams FTC’s Amazon Suit in the National Review

    WASHINGTON – In the wake of the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) antitrust suit against Amazon, National Review featured Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown’s response to the baseless case. Chair Brown criticized the FTC for launching such a misguided suit, particularly at a time when “every economic metric is moving in the wrong direction”: Scott Brown,…

  • Scott Brown: FTC Lawsuit Against Amazon is Bidenomics at its Finest & Consumers Will Pay the Price

    Scott Brown: FTC Lawsuit Against Amazon is Bidenomics at its Finest & Consumers Will Pay the Price

    WASHINGTON – Scott Brown, Chair of the Competitiveness Coalition, issued the following statement after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) finalized its ill-advised lawsuit against Amazon: “From lingering inflation, higher borrowing costs and souring views on the labor market, almost every economic metric is moving in the wrong direction, and the Biden Administration is now trying…

  • Scott Brown in The Washington Times: Our Economy Will Suffer if Lina Khan Has Her Way

    Scott Brown in The Washington Times: Our Economy Will Suffer if Lina Khan Has Her Way

    WASHINGTON – In a column for the Washington Times, Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown makes the case that our economy’s well-being hangs in the balance as the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) continues its reckless push to over-regulate America’s innovators.  “Despite the Federal Trade Commission’s pronounced losing streak, Chair Lina Khan remains undeterred in her ideological crusade to remake America’s…

  • Competitiveness Coalition Announces Josiah Bartlett Center as Newest Member

    Competitiveness Coalition Announces Josiah Bartlett Center as Newest Member

    WASHINGTON – Today the Competitiveness Coalition announced the addition of New Hampshire’s Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy as its newest member, bringing the total number of organizations and individuals to 22. The addition comes at a critical time on Capitol Hill, following the reintroduction of the American Innovation and Choice Online Act (S.2033)  and the ongoing abuse…

  • Chair Brown Applauds House GOP on FTC Funding Cuts for FY2024

    Chair Brown Applauds House GOP on FTC Funding Cuts for FY2024

    WASHINGTON – Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown applauded Republican leaders on the House Appropriations Committee today for rejecting the FTC’s budget request for a nearly 40 percent increase in funding.  House appropriators released their Financial Services and General Government FY 2024 bill earlier today, which included $376.5 million for the rogue agency – a $53.4 million cut…