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Erin Humiston

March 2, 2018

Giovanetti, Matthews Warn of Negative Impact of Tariffs, Trade Wars

Posted by Erin Humiston

“By imposing stiff new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, Trump just encouraged U.S. manufacturers to move their facilities overseas,” tweeted IPI president Tom Giovanetti after this week’s White House trade announcement.

January 26, 2018

Matthews on CGTN TV: Trump in Davos

Posted by Erin Humiston

Merrill Matthews joined a roundtable discussion on CGTN’s “The Heat” to discuss President Trump’s “America First” message to the World Economic Forum in Davos.

January 24, 2018

Perry in Davos: By Exporting Energy, U.S. Exports Freedom

Posted by Erin Humiston

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said the U.S. is now the world's top oil and gas producing nation. "The U.S. is not just exporting energy, we're exporting freedom... There's no strings attached when you buy American LNG." This is an important point, and we couldn't agree more

January 23, 2018

Solar Panels, Tariffs, and Adam Smith

Posted by Erin Humiston

The Trump administration is applying 30 percent tariffs on Chinese-made solar panels. "We think this a very unfortunate move," said Tom Giovanetti to the WBAP Morning News. "This president has been itching to slap tariffs on somebody, and this is his first opportunity to do so."

October 2, 2017

Matthews Talks Medicaid Block Grants, Preexisting Conditions on Lone Star Politics

Posted by Erin Humiston

On Dallas-Fort Worth’s NBC 5 Lone Star Politics, Dr. Merrill Matthews reacts to the back and forth in Congress over health insurance subsidies and Medicaid block grants to the states in the latest effort to repeal Obamacare. 

June 9, 2017

The Surprising Agenda Item for Texas's Special Legislative Session

Posted by Erin Humiston

In an interview, Giovanetti praised Gov. Abbott's call for special session to include caps on state and local spending, a move he describes as surprising and exciting for conservative and free market champions.

May 23, 2017

Can We Get More Health Care Transparency? (Audio: Interview)

Posted by Erin Humiston

In an interview with Wisconsin radio host Vicki McKenna, IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses the problems consumers face trying to price out healthcare services and products.  

May 19, 2017

Light-Touch Regulation and Internet Freedom

Posted by Erin Humiston

On Boston Herald Radio, Tom Giovanetti discusses a new poll showing that an overwhelming majority of Americans favor light-touch internet regulations.

April 27, 2017

Can the Revived GOP Obamacare Replacement Bill Succeed?

Posted by Erin Humiston

There's a new proposal from Republicans for a replacement for Obamacare. What's in it? Can it pass? The WBAP Morning News asked IPI resident scholar Dr. Merrill Matthews.

March 13, 2017

Mark Your Calendars for This Year's World IP Day Celebration

Posted by Erin Humiston

Save the date to join us for IPI's annual World Intellectual Property Day Celebration on Tuesday, April 25 at the ROA Building on Capitol Hill, featuring Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley.

March 4, 2016

Trump's Drug Reimportation Scheme Would Open Americans to Huge Risks

Posted by Erin Humiston

“Trump would expose Americans to danger thru large scale reimportation of prescription drugs from overseas,” warned IPI president Tom Giovanetti.

February 8, 2016

Giovanetti Discusses Candidates' Tax Plans on WBAP's Chris Salcedo Show

Posted by Erin Humiston

Regarding Trump’s tax plan, Giovanetti admits, “As painful as it for me to say it, it is too big and too aggressive of a tax cut. It’s an outlier. There is no way to ‘pay for’ a tax cut that size

December 23, 2015

How Did Sen. Marco Rubio Strike A Blow to Obamacare?

Posted by Erin Humiston

IPI's Merrill Matthews explains how Sen. Marco Rubio upset the ACA apple cart by cutting off insurance company bailouts. 

December 1, 2015

EPA Dials Back Ethanol Mandate in Gasoline

Posted by Erin Humiston

Why would President Obama's EPA downgrade a federal ethanol mandate? IPI's Merrill Matthews offers some perspective.

November 12, 2015

18 Months After the VA Scandal, Not Much Has Changed for Veterans

Posted by Erin Humiston

In this video from reporter Jason Whitely at WFAA-TV in Dallas-Fort Worth, Merrill Matthews says not much has changed in the Veterans Administration 18 months after news of its VA hospital wait-time scandal first broke.


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