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August 30, 2013

The truth about wages: Obama's economy

IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

The left and “progressives” love to blame wage stagnation on greedy businesses wanting to gobble a larger share of the pie. But it's actually a product of businesses' uncertainty about taxes, regulations and employee-benefit costs — which the Obama administration has exacerbated.

May 7, 2013

Cruz: GOP should champion 'the 47 percent'

"We need to champion those climbing the economic ladder," Cruz said last week during the 25th anniversary celebration of the Institute for Policy Innovation at the Frontiers of Flight Museum. "We should be defenders and champions of the 47 percent."

May 3, 2013

Sen. Ted Cruz dismisses talk of presidential run

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz said Thursday that he’s not thinking about running for the White House in 2016. “My focus is entirely on the U.S. Senate,” Cruz said before speaking at the silver anniversary of the Institute for Policy Innovation. “Right now the U.S. Senate is the battlefield for preserving liberty.”

February 12, 2013

Republicans in search of '14 openings

George P. Bush is making the rounds this week in North Texas. He's the featured speaker Friday at an Institute for Policy Innovation luncheon titled "Whither the Conservative Movement: Big Tent or Big Debacle."

January 3, 2013

Other Comments: The Folly of Flood Insurance; Election Quid Pro Quo; Solving Our Spending Problem

IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

Over the past few years, Americans have cut back on their lifestyles by far more than 1%, writes Tom Giovanetti, as quoted in Forbes. It will be hard to demagogue successfully against a 1% reduction in government spending.

January 2, 2013

Steve Forbes: The Two Big (And Easy) Revenue Sources That Obama Is Ignoring

IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

President Obama’s claim that higher taxes are necessary for more revenue is a sham. He has refused to use two easy ways to get more money–big money.

October 1, 2012

Biofuels and the Navy

IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

The push for green energy is still in full bloom.

July 26, 2012

McDonnell appears on VP shortlist

IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

IPI's Merrill Matthews tells Washington Times reporter Ralph Hallow how Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal appeals to voters wanting to repeal ObamaCare, as well as those voters from tea party and evangelical groups.

July 8, 2012

Unemployment shrinks, but so do paychecks

IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

Floridians are earning less and taking more low-wage jobs than they were a year ago, with pay rates dropping more than almost anywhere in the country. IPI's Merrill Matthews tells Tampa Bay Tribune reporter Brittany Davis that several factors may contribute.


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