Promoting freedom, innovation, and growth

Connect with IPI

Receive news, research, and updates


August 12, 2015

Hillary Clinton's Higher Ed Plan A Pandora's Box Like Obamacare, Expert Says

IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

Clinton's proposal, which would be paid for in part by taxing wealthier Americans and demands states pick up a greater share of higher ed costs, has many of the same trappings as Obamacare, according to Merrill Matthews, resident scholar with IPI.

August 11, 2015

Hillary Wants to Do to Higher Education What Obama Did to Health Care

Hillary Clinton wants to throw $350 billion at higher education to buy votes, er, make college more affordable. But we have pumped billions of dollars in federal money to higher education and it has only gotten more expensive.

March 31, 2015

There's a Huge Downside to Obama's Free Community College Proposal

by Andrew Parker

President Obama's proposal to make community college tuition free (i.e., taxpayer funded) could have a huge, negative financial impact on four-year colleges and universities.

March 10, 2015

Obama Does to Student Loans What He Did to Health Care

President Obama is actively trying to get college students hooked on thousands of dollars in taxpayer-funded loans, only to forgive much of that debt later. That's how you create government dependency, not fiscally responsible citizens.

August 29, 2013

Does the President Want ObamaCare Death Panels for Higher Education?

President Obama has identified yet another sector of the economy in dire need of government help: higher education.  And it seems he wants to use ObamaCare as the model for improving education quality and lowering cost.  The one teensy-weensy problem is that ObamaCare will do neither.

February 16, 2013

George P. isn't sounding like a land commissioner candidate

America needs a new energy policy, tax structure and education system, George P. Bush of Fort Worth told a luncheon audience Friday. But does that really sound like somebody running for Texas land commissioner?

February 15, 2013

George P. Bush tells Dallas group that Republicans can win Hispanics with focus on energy, education

George P. Bush said conservative Republicans could compete for Hispanic voters and still remain true to their core values. "We don’t have to sell out our principles to win the Hispanic vote,” Bush told the Institute for Policy Innovation.

October 19, 2012

Rethinking the Cost of a Texas College Education

What does the free market say when a business plan just isn't cutting it? Try a different plan, that's what.

January 31, 2012

Obama Goes to College, but It's Academics Who Learn Some Lessons

June 10, 2003

Equity Towards Excellence: A Proposed Framework for Funding Public Education in Texas

Texas has an education problem, not just an education-funding problem. The current “Robin Hood” school finance system is but one fact of Texas’ education problem.


Total Records: 21



  • TaxBytes-New

Copyright Institute for Policy Innovation 2018. All Rights Reserved Privacy Policy Contact IPI.

e-resources e-resources