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The “One Agency Act” is a Dangerous Rollback of Antitrust Law

March 21, 2024 — Ahead of a mark up session in the U.S. House Judiciary Committee today that includes the “The One Agency Act,” a bill that would essentially fold the FTC’s competition authorities into the DOJ Antitrust Division, the American Economic Liberties Project released the following statement.

Capital One-Discover Faces Daunting Regulatory Gauntlet, New Transaction Analysis Finds

March 21, 2024 — The American Economic Liberties Project today released a new brief “Capital One-Discover: A Competition Policy and Regulatory Deep Dive,” which provides new analysis of the market dynamics at play in the transaction and examines how the proposed acquisition may fare under review from antitrust enforcement and bank regulatory agencies.

Economic Liberties Urges HHS & ONC to Bolster Electronic Claims Standard Following Change Crisis

March 12, 2024 — As a cyberattack on UnitedHealth Group-owned healthcare payments exchange Change Healthcare continues to paralyze broad swaths of the US healthcare system, the American Economic Liberties Project today sent a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services and Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, calling on them to implement a new electronic claims standard to boost the resilience of America’s healthcare payments infrastructure. The letter comes alongside a new Economic Liberties fact sheet breaking down the Change Healthcare cyberattack and the role of corporate consolidation in driving it.

White House Fumbles on Adequately Resourcing DOJ Antitrust Division

March 11, 2024 — In response to the release of the White House’s 2025 annual budget—which seeks a modest budget increase for the Department of Justice Antitrust Division but fails to push back against a disastrous Congressional proposal to eliminate a key non-budgetary revenue source—the American Economic Liberties Project released the following statement.

Americans Support Banning Junk Fees Across the State, Political, and Demographic Divides, New Economic Liberties and Lake Research Polling Reveals

March 8, 2024 — Alongside efforts from legislators in 12 states across the country to ban junk fees, as tracked on Economic Liberties’ campaign, the American Economic Liberties Project released bombshell polling data, conducted by Lake Research Partners, revealing broad bipartisan support for state legislation to bank junk fees — those hidden fees that cost Americans billions in total each year.