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JUNE 8, 2017

Texas Legislature Special Session and Texting-While-Driving Ban (Audio: Interview)


In an interview with Mark Davis of 660 AM – The Answer, IPI president Tom Giovanetti offers his take on former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the U.S. Senate, the policy priorities for the Texas legislature’s special session, and Gov. Abbott’s signing of a controversial texting while driving ban. 

MAY 31, 2017

Paris Accord, Germany's Trade Surplus, & More (Audio: Interview)


On Point of View with Kerby Anderson, Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses the importance of the U.S. pulling out of the Paris climate agreement, our trade relationship with Germany, and the latest on the progress of the American Healthcare Act as it reaches the Senate.

MAY 24, 2017

Obama-Era CAFE Standards Claim Ford's CEO (Audio: Interview)


Ford's CEO is out, in part from onerous and unrealistic CAFE standards which are forcing car manufacturers to build small, fuel-efficient cars very few people want. IPI's Dr. Merrill Matthews joins KMED's Bill Meyer to discuss what President Trump should do to boost the U.S. auto industry. 

MAY 19, 2017

FCC Votes to Return to Light-Touch Internet Regulatory Approach (Audio: Internet)


Tom Giovanetti joins Genesis Communications Network's Mike Siegel to discuss the FCC's vote to reverse course on heavy-handed, Obama-era internet regulations and return to the pro-growth, light-touch regulatory approach that originally allowed the internet to wildly flourish. 

MAY 8, 2017

Healthcare Reform, Omnibus, Title II Reversal & More (Audio: Interview)


Tom Giovanetti joins "America Can We Talk?" to discuss the FCC's upcoming rollback of the Obama-era's onerous Title II internet regulations, the Republican health care reform deal, and the recently passed omnibus spending bill. 

MAY 5, 2017

Obamacare Rollback Grants States Freedom to Opt Out (Audio: Interview)


Dr. Merrill Matthews joins WINA's Rob Schilling to discuss the Obamacare rollback just passed by the House of Representatives, and how its federalist approach means greater freedoms for states choosing to opt out of some of Obamacare's onerous regulations. 

MAY 3, 2017

Guaranteed Issue Provision is the Beating Heart of Obamacare (Audio: Interview)


IPI resident scholar Dr. Merrill Matthews joins 660 AM- The Answer's Mark Davis to make an appeal to Republican lawmakers still wedded to the guaranteed-issue mandate for individual market policies. By reforming the preexisting condition mandate, everything else falls in line and keeps the health insurance market stable, says Matthews. 

APRIL 20, 2017

HB 2899 Limits Municipal Overreach Into Bathrooms (Audio: Interview)


Tom Giovanetti tells the WBAP Morning News that the best solution to the transgender bathroom controversy is to limit rather than expand government power. This is the approach taken by HB 2899, which limits municipal overreach and allows transgendered persons to freely choose whatever restroom they feel is appropriate for them. 

MARCH 29, 2017

FATCA Must Go (Audio: Interview)


Tom Giovanetti discusses on WAVA's The Don Kroah Show how the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), Obama-era legislation purporting to catch rich tax cheats hiding their wealth overseas, has harmed Americans living overseas by demanding reams of private financial data without the need for a warrant or a showing of probable cause, and cutting access to their banking and investment accounts. 

MARCH 10, 2017

IPI Podcast: The Republican Obamacare Repeal Plan


Tom Giovanetti and Dr. Merrill Matthews discuss the elements of the Republican replacement plan for the Affordable Care Act, pointing out several problems in the plan which will make it unlikely to lower health insurance costs. 

 

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