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Erin Humiston

October 14, 2015

The Minimum Wage Is A Price Control On Labor

In Tuesday’s Democratic debate, Sen. Bernie Sanders called for more than doubling the federal minimum wage to $15.00 an hour—a move that would hurt the poor by pricing workers out of the labor market and killing jobs.

September 22, 2015

Clinton's Opposition to Keystone XL Hurts Middle Class She Wants To Help

Hillary Clinton’s opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline not only hurts the economy and middle class, but also hinders energy security for both the U.S. and its allies. “Clinton’s opposition to the pipeline is inexplicable if you know the facts behind the issue," said IPI's Merrill Matthews, Ph.D. 

September 21, 2015

Friday: Diverse Views on Climate Policy Converge At Dallas Event

As 11 Republicans in Congress break from party line by calling for action against climate change, and Pope Francis is expected in his first address before Congress to appeal for policies combating global warming, IPI presents three diverse policy perspectives at an exclusive event in Dallas Friday on what the U.S. can do, if anything.

September 17, 2015

Major Victory for U.S. Energy Security As House Committee Approves Crude Exports

Today the House Energy and Commerce Committee approved HR 702, a bipartisan bill eliminating the 1970’s-era export ban on crude oil, which would lead the way to lower energy prices, increased energy supply, and be a boost to U.S. security, but the White House has announced its opposition to the measure.

September 15, 2015

Hearing Tomorrow: Urgent For Congress to Secure Americans' Rights Through ECPA Reform

At long last, the Senate Judiciary Committee will finally hold a hearing tomorrow to discuss reforming the outdated 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act, an urgent and necessary step to uphold Americans’ Fourth Amendment rights guarding against warrantless search and seizure of electronic data.

August 10, 2015

Urgent For Congress to Secure Americans' Rights Through ECPA Reform

The U.S. Congress must reform the outdated 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) to uphold Americans’ Fourth Amendment rights guarding against warrantless search and seizure of electronic data, says a new publication released today by the Institute for Policy Innovation (IPI).

July 24, 2015

Let Oil Reserves Fund Highways, Not More Taxpayer Money

Lawmakers scrambling to find funding for the federal Highway Fund should look to using all of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR), not just 100 million barrels, as the Senate is proposing.

June 25, 2015

Court's Ruling Lets Public Decide On Obamacare Repeal & Replace

Today’s Supreme Court decision upholding Obamacare’s federal subsidies may be a disappointment, but it paves the way for the American people and the legislative branch to appropriately have the final say on changing or repealing the health care law.

June 24, 2015

IPI Commends Congress For Passing Trade Promotion Authority

IPI commends the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives for finding a way to pass Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), a necessary step toward the successful negotiation of trade agreements such as the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP).

June 24, 2015

Decision For King Paves Way For More Affordable Health Care Plans, $700 Billion In Taxpayer Savings

The U.S. Supreme Court will soon release its decision regarding King vs. Burwell. A win for King won’t kill the law, but could make it largely unworkable in 34 states. But a win would also mean taxpayers would save an estimated $700 billion from fewer subsidies, and insurance companies may offer limited-benefit plans to help full the coverage gap. 


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