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November 3, 2017

Trump Twitter Takedown Brings More Grief for Silicon Valley


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti | Media Hit

“Conservatives watch as almost every week accounts are punished for tweets that may be controversial but are not threatening, and we can tell this is happening because we have run afoul of a single employee’s discretion,” said Tom Giovanetti, president of the Institute for Policy Innovation, a free-market think tank, calling Thursday's incident significant.

November 3, 2017

Perry's Plans to Revive Coal Would Kill Aspirations for a Free Market


Perry's proposal would put the government's thumb on the scale for coal. When the Trump administration decides it wants to help coal, or any other industry, it's already on the path to the same kinds of crony capitalism it criticized from the Obama administration. 

November 2, 2017

On Corporate Taxes: Repatriate, But Don't Dictate


by Wayne Stoltenberg | Op/Ed
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Congress should cut corporate taxes. But the economy as a whole would be better off if lawmakers let individual firms, not distant bureaucrats, decide how best to deploy repatriated profits.

October 27, 2017

Democrats Dig for Russian Connection and Uncover Environmentalists


When you dig a hole you sometimes run across things you wish had remained buried.

October 20, 2017

West Wing Reads for 10/20/2017


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews | Media Hit

Regarding healthcare, the Institute For Policy Innovation’s Merrill Matthews writes in The Wall Street Journal that President Trump’s recent executive order to “expand health-insurance options for individuals battered by exploding premiums and fleeing insurers” represents “progress” on health care, but says Congress still needs to act in order to give Americans relief from Obamacare.

October 19, 2017

The Limits of Trump's Health-Care Order


Give President Trump an A for effort with his latest executive order, which tries to expand health-insurance options for individuals battered by exploding premiums and fleeing insurers. 

October 12, 2017

Charles Murray to Discuss Free Speech Problems on College Campuses


Noted political scientist and author Charles Murray comes to Dallas on Friday, October 20, to share his concerns about the state of free speech on college campuses as part of the Institute for Policy Innovation’s Hatton W. Sumners Distinguished Lecture Series.

October 12, 2017

With Sketchy Tax-Reform Details, Year-End Planning Could Be Challenging


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews | Media Hit

If this proposal becomes law and more people go the standard-deduction route, it could simplify tax-return preparation for millions. A postcard-size tax return might have as few as 13 or 14 lines, according to the Institute for Policy Innovation, which supplied an illustration.

October 11, 2017

Trump's Healthcare Executive Order Could Destabilize Already Fragile Market


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews | Media Hit

To be sure, the scope of Trump's executive order remains to be seen, and there are some who hold that concerns over insurance market bifurcation are overblown. "It's an overstated risk," said Merrill Matthews, resident scholar and health policy expert at the Institute for Policy Innovation. Most Americans get insurance through their employers, Medicare and Medicaid, and Obamacare enrollees who get generous subsidies may decide to stay there. "You're really only talking about the individual market," he said.

October 11, 2017

HPU Sumners Scholars Attend Lecture by FCC Chairman


Students from Howard Payne University's Guy D. Newman Honors Academy recently attended a public policy lecture through the Institute for Policy Innovation. Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, spoke on the topic "Preserving a Free, Open and Innovative Internet."

 

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