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July 24, 2017

Coalition Letter to Congress Urging the Overturn of CFPB Arbitration Rule


A coalition of 27 taxpayer protection and grassroots organizations urge Congress to invoke the Congressional Review Act to reverse a new CFPB rule preventing financial services companies from using arbitration to resolve customer disputes.

July 21, 2017

Coalition Letter Urging the President to End Illegal Obamacare Congressional Exemption


More than 30 national organizations, urge President Donald Trump to end the Obama-era’s illegal Congressional exemption from Obamacare.

July 21, 2017

How Abbott Could Introduce Regulatory Agencies to Reality


What’s surprising is that Texas — a state that has embraced a limited-government, free-market approach — still delegates and defers so much power to outdated regulatory agencies.

July 20, 2017

What 10 Million+ FCC Comments Tells Us


By making policy, instead of simply implementing and enforcing policy, the FCC has usurped the role of Congress, and people are responding accordingly.

July 17, 2017

Comments to the FCC in the Matter of Restoring Internet Freedom


July 12, 2017

Scheduled Internet Rage Is No Substitute for Sound Policy


A scheduled day of internet rage against a nonexistent threat is no substitute for good policy, especially when the day of hate is based on falsehoods and scaremongering.

July 6, 2017

Whatever Net Neutrality Should Be, Title II Ain't It


Whichever of the many changing definitions of net neutrality you favor, Title II is dangerous overkill, not net neutrality.

June 28, 2017

How US Natural Gas Will Help Countries Meet Their Paris Commitments


As countries try to reduce their carbon emissions in accord with their Paris agreement commitments, transitioning to natural gas power generation may be one of their first steps. 

June 9, 2017

Sanders Drug Importation Amendment Is as Dangerous as It Is Unnecessary


In a new IPI publication, “Prescription Drug Importation: Unsafe, Unnecessary and Unwise,” Merrill Matthews, Ph.D., says the Sanders amendment to the Prescription Drug User Fee Act assumes what is virtually impossible to guarantee: that imported drugs would be safe, much less effective.

June 4, 2017

EDITORIAL: Finding Hope After Trump's Climate Retreat


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

This weekend the Trib has devoted a generous amount of ink and paper to differing views on President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the 2015 Paris climate accord. Those opinions range widely, from Washington Post journalist Ben Adler’s concern for both environment and economy, increasingly dependent on renewable energy and green initiatives, to conservative Texas scholar Merrill Matthews’ fears that the accord made too many demands of developed nations for environmental change, which he suggests (and with strong evidence) is already being positively affected by free-market forces. 

 

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