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Tom Giovanetti

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Tom Giovanetti is president of the Institute for Policy Innovation (IPI), a public policy research organization based in Dallas, Texas. Prior to joining IPI in 1992, Mr. Giovanetti was a freelance policy writer and the director of product development for a small manufacturing company in Dallas, where he designed several patented products and gained real-world experience in how taxes and regulations affect small business.

Mr. Giovanetti writes for IPI and for other publications on a wide variety of policy topics including tax reform, intellectual property, Social Security personal accounts, communications policy, Internet governance, education reform, the broadband revolution, and out-of-control government spending.  In addition to being published in leading papers including the Wall Street Journal, Washington Times, Investor's Business Daily and The Dallas Morning News, he also appears regularly on a number of radio and television programs.

Mr. Giovanetti represents IPI many national and international organizations, including the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), where IPI is an accredited NGO. IPI was also accredited as an observer organization with the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), where he argued against UN involvement with Internet governance, and with the UN's Internet Governance Forum (IGF). Mr. Giovanetti also participated during meetings of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Intergovernmental Working Group on Public Health, Innovation and Intellectual Property, and represents IPI as a stakeholder during trade agreement negotiations such as the current Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

In addition to his writing and speaking, Mr. Giovanetti also testifies before state and federal legislative committees on a variety of topics, and is primarily responsible for fundraising and development for the Institute for Policy Innovation.

Follow Tom on Twitter at @tgiovanetti

May 10, 2017

Trump's Success Hinges on Tax Reform


Trump may not be able to keep many of his campaign promises, but tax reform is the most important, and will actually make it easier to solve other problems.

May 4, 2017

Who's Ready for 5G? Indiana, That's Who


Indiana’s 5G bill is a model for other states to emulate.

April 30, 2017

Mackowiak: Compromise Bathroom Bill Threads the Needle


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

On March 17, Tom Giovanetti, an influential conservative and president of the Institute for Policy Innovation, penned an opinion column for The Dallas Morning News that offered his creative solution. 

April 27, 2017

Get Ready for Fake News From Tech Giants About Broadband Regulatory Reform


It’s going to be very difficult for opponents of reversing Title II to make sound legal arguments against the reset, since they spent years making the case that the FCC had precisely the authority to reclassify broadband as it saw fit.

April 27, 2017

Brace for Fake News About the Broadband Regulatory Reset


FCC Chairman Pai is absolutely correct to reset internet regulation to its previous, light-touch approach.

April 26, 2017

IPI Commends FCC Chairman Pai for Move to Begin Restoring Light-Touch Federal Broadband Regulation


FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is undertaking the important work of setting Internet policy back on its well-established framework of light touch federal regulation by overturning the Obama administration’s ill-advised reclassification of broadband under Title II.

April 20, 2017

Texans Testify Against Transgender Bathroom Bill Through the Night


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

Tom Giovanetti said the House bill was an improvement from a Senate version because it was a small-government solution that limits the creation of additional protected classes of people. “It will limit the ability of cities to get involved in this type of social justice activity,” he told the committee.

April 18, 2017

A Limited Government Solution to the Bathroom Controversy


It should be no surprise that the best solution to the transgender bathroom controversy is to limit rather than expand government power. Texas and other concerned state legislatures should assert their authority as creators of their municipalities to limit the ability of their municipalities to engage in such civic mischief.

April 5, 2017

No Basis for Conservative Opposition to the Texas Central Rail Project


There is no principled conservative objection to the privately financed Texas Central Rail project, but those trying to kill the project ARE violating several conservative principles.

April 5, 2017

Letter to the Texas Congressional Delegation Regarding Protection of Intellectual Property


Letter to the Texas delegation urging their opposition of the UN's efforts to weaken intellectual property protections.

 

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