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November 27, 2017

GOP Waffling on Most Egregious Tax Increase on Americans - Obamacare's Individual Mandate


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

“And if both the premium and the penalty are considered a tax, the mandate becomes the largest tax increase in U.S. history. And that doesn't include all of the other taxes imposed by the legislation," reported Merrill Matthews in Forbes.

November 27, 2017

IPI Condemns Threats, Racist Comments Against FCC Chairman Pai


"IPI condemns in the strongest terms the appalling attacks against FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and his family that have taken place since his announced policy of returning Internet regulation to the successful framework implemented by the Clinton administration in 1997," said IPI president Tom Giovanetti.

November 27, 2017

Senate Should Reject Overreaching Obama-Era Ozone Rule


Clean air is achievable when air quality standards move us in the right direction while encouraging economic growth protect both the environment and the economy.

November 23, 2017

Trump Banishing Obama's Memos, Regulations


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

In less than a year, the Trump administration has dramatically scaled back government overreach, Merrill Matthews, a resident scholar with the Institute for Policy Innovation, told WND.

November 22, 2017

FCC: Stand Strong and Implement Sound Internet Policy


The Federal Communications Commission just released its plan to restore internet freedom, which will bring back the historical light-touch framework that for twenty years instilled regulatory certainty and propelled over a trillion dollars in investments in better broadband services for consumers.

November 21, 2017

DOJ Suing to Stop Time Warner, Citing Lack of Pay-TV Competition


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

The Institute for Policy Innovation in a statement said the transaction "had been considered non-controversial by antitrust observers of all political persuasions." It said opponents of the deal likely don't have a markets or competitive basis and opposition instead is based on President Donald Trump's antipathy for CNN, with Justice "using the heavy hand of government to persecute those it doesn't like." If that's what's driving DOJ, it said, that would be "an ominous turn in the Trump administration."

November 21, 2017

Giovanetti Commends FCC Initiative Rolling Back Title II


"We’re thankful that this mistake is soon to be overturned," said Tom Giovanetti.

November 21, 2017

Car Buyers Lose When Government Tells Them What to Buy


Normally, a manufacturer would eliminate such a poor-selling product. What gives? Government mandates and taxpayer dollars, that’s what.

November 20, 2017

DOJ Suing to Block AT&T-Time Warner Deal


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

In the first big merger review under the Trump Administration, the Justice Department has filed suit to block AT&T's $85 billion bid for Time Warner and its valuable programming assets.

November 20, 2017

Giovanetti: Trump DoJ Attempt to Block AT&T Merger "Disappointing," "Ominous"


IPI president Tom Giovanetti says it’s more than disappointing that the Trump administration has decided to attempt to block the AT&T-TimeWarner merger, which had been considered non-controversial by antitrust observers of all political persuasions.

 

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