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Tenth Amendment

January 21, 2016

Obama Rejects Clean Power Plan Limits


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

“The better hope for ending the federal power grab may come from the states, which have found lots of new reasons to embrace the Constitution’s federalism and challenge federal overreach,” said IPI's Merrill Matthews.

August 18, 2015

The Growing Support for an Article V Convention of the States


If you're fed up with the Washington stalemate, the best thing to do is get behind an Article V Convention of the States.

March 29, 2015

It's Time For States To Tell The Feds To Take Their Subsidies And Shove 'Em


It’s time to end the cycle of the feds taking our money only to hand some of it back—minus a big bureaucratic handling charge—if states do their bidding.

March 3, 2015

Supreme Court Challenge Could Incite Obama-Abbott Stand Off Over State Exchange


The U.S. Supreme Court will hear the second biggest legal challenge to Obamacare on Wednesday, and a victory for freedom will likely lead to significant political pressure on 37 states to cave to Obamacare pressure.  Texas Governor Greg Abbott will be one of the targeted 37 governors.

February 2, 2015

Don't Fetishize Local Control


Abbott is correct; his observation clarifies an area of confusion among many regarding the supposed sanctity of local control.

October 1, 2014

State Tax Competition is Both Good Policy and It's Constitutional


Some people want the federal government to restrict the states from engaging in exactly the kind of activity, such as tax competition, that the Constitution reserves to the states.

September 27, 2014

Elements of a Republican Reform Agenda


Powerpoint presentation given by IPI President Tom Giovanetti to the North Texas Strategy & Victory Conference in Grapevine, Texas on September 27, 2014.

June 24, 2014

Sen. Paul's Effort to Force Ex-felon Voting Rights May Contradict Federalism


Sen. Paul plans to introduce legislation allowing ex-felons to vote in federal elections.  But the Constitution leaves voter eligibility up to the states, not Congress.

April 29, 2014

Group protests 'Wire Act' as overreaching

A group of 10 conservative and free market organizations co-authored a letter of opposition to the federal legislation backed by casino owner Sheldon Adelson that would outlaw Internet gaming in the U.S.

April 29, 2014

Free-Market Groups Voice Opposition to Restoration of America's Wire Act

Conservative and free-market groups voiced opposition to the Restoration of America's Wire Act, which would stop the expansion of online gambling. The act "is a broad overreach by the federal government over matters traditionally reserved for the states," said the letter.

 

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