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JUNE 25, 2015

Silver Lining? Hope For Those Disappointed in King v Burwell Ruling (Audio: Interview)


While many were disappointed in the Supreme Court’s ruling for King v Burwell, IPI’s Merrill Matthews tells Point of View’s Kerby Anderson that the best solution has always been for Congress to either repeal or bypass Obamacare, rather than have a panel of justices undermine the law. And if the federal subsidies had been struck down, the Republicans did not have a strategy for a King win.  

JUNE 25, 2015

What Now? Takeaways From King v Burwell (Audio: Interview)


IPI's Merrill Matthews joins Wisconsin talk host Vicki McKenna to discuss the aftermath of the Supreme Court's King v Burwell decision, and what political solutions may be available for individuals and states needing relief from Obamacare's onerous mandates. 

JUNE 18, 2015

The Impact of a King Win On Health Care Stocks (Audio: Interview)


Obamacare has been a boon to the health care industry, but a Supreme Court decision favoring King could send health care stocks into a tailspin.

JUNE 16, 2015

Chaffetz Bill Even Worse Than Marketplace Fairness Act (Audio: Interview)


Tom Giovanetti discusses the latest online sales tax ploy in Congress and how it would do serious harm to small business and interstate commerce. 

MAY 19, 2015

Two Things That Hurt: New CAFE Standards and the Obamacare Health Exchanges (Audio: Interview)


There's no sugarcoating how badly many of the state Obamacare exchanges have failed, and the problems are only just beginning, says IPI's Merrill Matthews in this interview with Washington DC radio host Don Kroah. Plus, a new draconian CAFE standard will only mean more high-priced, unsafe cars for US motorists. 

MAY 15, 2015

No, Mr. President, Health Care Costs Are Declining Because We Are Paying More (Audio: Interview)


The growth in health care spending has slowed down and President Obama wants you to know his health care law gets the credit. Or maybe the blame, because one reason for that slowdown is that you are spending more out of your own pocket, says IPI's Merrill Matthews to WAVA host Don Kroah. 

MAY 13, 2015

Irving Earthquakes, Tax Debate in the Texas Legislature (Audio: Interview)


IPI president Tom Giovanetti joins 660 AM The Answer host Mark Davis to discuss recent earthquakes in Irving and what may be at "fault," such as seismic activity or issues related to high powered wastewater disposal from drilling. Plus, as the Texas Legislature winds down, which tax cutting measures should win out: property tax cuts or sales tax cuts? 

MAY 5, 2015

A Bipartisan, Achievable Reform To Protect Digital Privacy (Audio: Interview)


In this interview with KMED’s Bill Meyer, IPI president Tom Giovanetti discusses how, unlike the Patriot Act, reforming ECPA is bipartisan and noncontroversial, and deserves to be an absolute priority. 

MAY 4, 2015

Two-Thirds of Obamacare Recipients Have to Repay Subsidies (Audio: Interview)


If you received help to buy an Obamacare health plan, odds are you had to pay some it back. H&R Block says two-thirds of its customers had to pay back an average of $750. Merrill Matthews discusses how this surprise isn’t the only one coming for many. 

APRIL 22, 2015

Texas’ HB 40 Reins in Local Tyranny (Audio: Interview)


A bill working through the Texas Legislature, HB 40, is a positive step toward making sure that rule of law, not majority tyranny, governs municipal rule-making. Tom Giovanetti discusses with 660 AM The Answer’s Mark Davis. 

 

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