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October 18, 2019

A Warning Over 'Free' Healthcare From Utopia of Canada

IPI expert referenced: Erin Humiston

Supporters of single-payer healthcare continue their efforts to promote the system in the U.S. but a critic says a sad and preventable case in Canada puts another dent in the argument for government-run healthcare.

October 15, 2019

ALS Patient Chooses Suicide in Canada's Single-Payer Paradise

In single-payer systems, patients receive neither high quality nor comprehensive health care, nor are they alleviated from having to self-pay for the treatment they need. And although single-payer proponents won’t say it, euthanasia is a grim reality of socialized medicine. 

October 1, 2019

Giovanetti: Court Ruling on Title II Repeal 'Great for Markets, Ecommerce, Internet Freedom'

The DC Circuit Court of Appeals has validated the FCC's ‘Restoring Internet Freedom Order,’ which restores the longtime ‘light touch’ regulatory approach to the internet. 

September 20, 2019

Pelosi Drug Pricing Scheme 'Most Radical Government Takeover of Health Care System Yet'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s drug pricing scheme slaps government price controls on Medicare Parts B and D, financially punishes any drug manufacturer that cannot accept the government-imposed price, and puts Washington’s financial interests before the well-being of actual patients.

September 4, 2019

Drug Importation Is About Politics, Not Safety

A new IPI publication says the revived effort to legalize the importation of prescription drugs has bipartisan support, but the practice remains just as dangerous as ever, since the lawmakers who hope to benefit from the scheme’s political expediency simply cannot guarantee the safety of imported drugs.

August 28, 2019

NASA Chief Bridenstine in Dallas to Highlight U.S. Mission to Moon, Mars

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will visit Dallas on Friday, September 13, to highlight NASA’s mission to return to the Moon and enable human exploration of Mars in keynote remarks before the Institute for Policy Innovation’s Sumners Distinguished Lecture Series.

May 3, 2019

Texas Tax Swap: The Devil's In the Details

"We have no objection in principle to a revenue neutral tax swap that reduces property taxes by increasing consumption taxes, especially since consumption taxes are a less harmful form of taxation," said IPI president Tom Giovanetti. "A revenue neutral tax swap is not a tax increase. The devil is in the details, however."

April 26, 2019

IPI Annual World Intellectual Property Day Celebration Features Rep. Doug Collins

The Institute for Policy Innovation, in partnership with the World Intellectual Property Organization, hosts its annual World Intellectual Property Day Celebration featuring Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) at 10:00 am on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

April 22, 2019

Trustees Report Shows Grim Future for Social Security, Medicare

The release of the 2019 Social Security Trustees Report has grim but unsurprising news. A new book, “On the Edge: America Faces the Entitlements Cliff,” shows how the U.S. can move away from the crumbling patchwork of unsustainable government programs and easily address funding for healthcare, welfare, and retirement in a way that is financially sustainable long-term.

April 3, 2019

IPI Announces Addie Crimmins as Director of Development and Events

The Institute for Policy Innovation is pleased to announce the recent hire of Addie Crimmins as new Director of Development and Events for the North Texas-based nonprofit public policy research organization.

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