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Economic Growth

JANUARY 15, 2015

Minimum Wage Myths (Audio: Interview)


Merrill Matthews joins nationally syndicated Janet Mefferd in her Salem studio to discuss common economic myths about the minimum wage. 

DECEMBER 12, 2014

Temp Agency Nation? (Audio: Interview)


Well, at least one industry is thriving under Obamacare: companies that provide temporary services. While the "part-timing of America" is a problem, the bigger issue is the number of people being pushed into, or stuck in, temporary work, often managed by temp agencies. Merrill Matthews discusses with KMED's Bill Meyer. 

DECEMBER 9, 2014

Terrorism Insurance Congressional Showdown Threatens Super Bowl (Audio: Interview)


IPI’s Tom Giovanetti explains to Lars Larson that since a post-9/11 economy faces increased risk from terrorism, TRIA reauthorization should be a priority for action before close of Congress. And if the bill expires, events such as the Super Bowl are at risk. 

DECEMBER 2, 2014

Amnesty: The New Fiscal Nightmare (Audio: Interview)


How much does the president’s amnesty for illegal immigrants really cost the country? Merrill Matthews discusses with nationally syndicated Radio America host Roger Hedgecock. 

NOVEMBER 7, 2014

President Obama Loses His Human Shield; Now What? (Podcast)


Under Senator Harry Reid, the U.S. Senate virtually stopped functioning—no hearings, no legislation, and no budget. But now with a Republican majority approaching in January, IPI's Tom Giovanetti and Merrill Matthews, Ph.D. discuss what’s next for a lame-duck Senate, especially for legislation such as the Internet Tax Freedom Act, the Marketplace Fairness Act, and the tax extenders. And what may the new Republican-led Senate attempt to accomplish in Obama’s final two years?

NOVEMBER 6, 2014

Post-Election Obama Presser: "I Was Stunned" (Audio: Interview)


Merrill Matthews discusses policy priorities for the new Republican Senate and whether the president may be amenable to anything on Congress’s agenda. 

NOVEMBER 6, 2014

Has Texas Been Coasting? (Audio: Interview)


IPI’s Tom Giovanetti joins Mark Davis on KSKY’s 660 AM- The Answer to discuss a new Congress’s policy priorities and whether the President may be amenable to any of their agenda. Plus, what’s next for Denton as lawsuits are piling up as a result of the new drilling ban? And Giovanetti has a surprising message for newly elected Texas governor Greg Abbott. 

OCTOBER 28, 2014

SoundByte: Black Voters and Democrats' Failed Policies


One voting bloc should be rethinking their loyalties. 

OCTOBER 21, 2014

SoundByte: Obama Tries Sinking His Teeth Into Competition


Is the Obama administration finally putting some teeth behind boosting competition? 

SEPTEMBER 23, 2014

Are America's Best Days Long Gone?


Not if we have the right policies.  

 

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