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POLICYBYTES

If the Trade Deal Fails Blame President Obama and His Legacy of Mistrust

President Obama's Trans Pacific Partnership agreement and Trade Promotion Authority legislation are in trouble, but it's less because of the merits of TPP and TPA and more because he can't be trusted to live by his promises.

OP/ED

Privatizing Social Security's Disability Program Would Help The Disabled

How about we quit nibbling at the edges of Social Security reform and try a plan that would not only help save the financially struggling program, which currently faces $13.4 trillion in unfunded liabilities, but improve benefits for the disabled.

POLICYBYTES

Hillary Clinton Makes More in One Speech Than Most CEOs in a Year

OP/ED

Tough Questions for Hillary Clinton About Energy Policy

TECHBYTES

A Down-Payment On Americans' Electronic Privacy

POLICYBYTES

Big-Spending Republicans Haven't Learned Their Lesson Yet

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May 11, 2015

An Update on Energy in the State of Texas

Please join the Institute for Policy Innovation (IPI) and the Irving Republican Women's Club on Monday, May 11, 2015 at IPI's headquarters in Las Colinas at 7:00 pm as we host Texas Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddick to discuss and answer questions on current energy issues in the Lone Star State. 

May 19, 2015

What's At Fault (!) For Irving Earthquakes?

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The High Cost of Inventing New Drugs--And of Not Inventing Them

The cost of developing new prescription drugs is very expensive—a process made even more expensive than it has to be because of excessive government restrictions and limited patent life. However, not developing new drugs can also be expensive, both in financial and human costs.

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Texas' HB 40 Reins in Local Tyranny

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. 

Now Is the Time for Republicans to Back TPA (Trade Promotion Authority)

Now is the time for TPA. Not just because it's right, but because it's in the strategic interest of the next (hopefully) Republican president as well.

IPI on 'Lone Star Politics'

IPI president Tom Giovanetti appears on Lone Star Politics to discuss a bill moving through the Texas Legislature that would halt cities from outright bans on hydraulic fracking.  

Something You Probably Don't Know About Electronic Privacy

An outdated, 30-year old law governing electronic privacy is in severe need of updating for the Internet Age.




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