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August 3, 2016

Conservatives Should Cautiously Support Obama's Commutations


Conservatives need to do a rethink on criminal justice; it’s becoming clear that something has gone very wrong with the justice system in the United States, said Tom Giovanetti.

July 22, 2016

DoJ Lawsuits Sabotage Insurers' Ability to Survive Obamacare


The Department of Justice announcement to block two separate health insurer mergers sabotages those insurers’ ability to survive Obamacare’s financially unsustainable and onerous regulatory environment in the health insurance marketplace.

July 21, 2016

'Covered California' Customers Another Obamacare Casualty


Despite concerted efforts to keep its state health insurance exchange rate increases low and feign the Affordable Care Act as “affordable,” California’s Obamacare exchange customers will see a 13.2% rate hike, which is more than triple the premium increases they saw the previous two years, undermining the Obama administration’s claims that health care costs have moderated.

July 15, 2016

Deficit Balloons After Washington Busts Sequester Spending Caps


The  White House has announced the federal budget deficit is expected to be $600 billion in 2016, a $162 billion increase from last year. That increase was completely predictable. Federal deficits declined as a result of the budget sequester; but Congress abandoned the sequester. 

July 14, 2016

Calls for 'Public Option' Turn Blind Eye to ACA Co-Op Failures


While most of the Affordable Care Act’s co-ops are bankrupt or close to it, President Obama and White House hopeful Hillary Clinton are renewing calls to expand Obamacare with a public option.

June 16, 2016

House Rejection of Massie-Lofgren Amendment Undermines Citizens' Fourth Amendment Liberties


By rejecting the Massie-Lofgren amendment to the defense spending bill, the U.S. House of Representatives is undermining Americans’ Fourth Amendment protections.

June 16, 2016

Giovanetti Commends Reps. Massie, Lofgren For Effort to Guarantee Fourth Amendment Liberties


In a statement, IPI president Tom Giovanetti applauded Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) and Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) for a move to defend Americans’ Fourth Amendment protections by prohibiting warrantless backdoor searches and upholding robust encryption standards.

June 8, 2016

Protecting Internet Freedom Act Critical Step to Preserving Open Internet


Companion legislation introduced today by U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Congressman Sean Duffy (R-Wisc.) preventing the U.S. government from relinquishing its internet governance role is a vital to keeping the internet free and open to people around the world.

May 23, 2016

IPI Welcomes Wade Emmert as Research Fellow


IPI is proud to announce that Dallas attorney and former county Republican Chairman Wade Emmert has joined the Dallas think tank as research fellow, bringing a wealth of experience from a distinguished career marked by conservative thought leadership, political advocacy and civic involvement.

May 12, 2016

Federal Judge's Ruling Against Unlawful ACA Subsidies Hurts Insurers, Not Families


A federal judge has agreed with Republicans that certain Affordable Care Act subsidies to health insurers are unlawful because Congress never approved the funding.   

 

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