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February 10, 2019

The 'Little Green Dream' Kills the 747 But Saves Earth


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

It's being described as progressive and ambitious, or laughable and silly, but the "Green New Deal" is definitely making headlines regardless of your views on fossil fuels, air travel, and cow flatulence. 

January 28, 2019

'Medicare-For-All' - The Devil's In the Details


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

A new poll finds Americans like the idea of 'Medicare for all,' but only the initial sound of it. It also finds that support for "Medicare for all" drops when people are asked if they support higher taxes and waiting for care. Merrill Matthews, Ph.D., of The Institute for Policy Innovation (IPI) has been saying so for months.

January 26, 2019

How to Build That Border Thing Now That The Government Is Up and Running


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

“He didn’t have much choice,” said Institute for Policy Innovation innovator Merrill Matthews. “He faced nonstop negative coverage from the mainstream press and Democrats and decided to cut his losses. A prudent move.”

January 25, 2019

House Democrats Propose 'Green New Deal' to Reshape the Economy


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is pushing legislation she calls a “Green New Deal (GND)” to eliminate the United States’ use of fossil fuels and replace them with select renewable sources of energy.

January 18, 2019

New Jersey Considers Defined-Contribution Public Employee Pensions


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

New Jersey legislators are considering moving new state and local public employees out of the Garden State’s underfunded pension systems into defined-contribution plans similar to 401(k) accounts.

January 3, 2019

The Purpling of America


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

Why then do people leaving "Blue" states bring their Blue state politics with them to a state offering a less-expensive lifestyle?

December 28, 2018

Medicare for All A Sham for Dems


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

Even though universal health care may not happen anytime soon, this is not stopping Democrats and their ‘Medicare for All’ campaign. For many Democrats backing a government-run health-care-for-all plan, it is all about shifting the health care debate.

December 26, 2018

With FCC Likely to Mostly Stick to Cable Franchising Fee Plan, Suits Probable


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

The FCC seeks to “limit municipal greed” with a “pro-consumer move” that “simply enforces the intention of federal law to limit the financial demands municipalities can make of cable providers,” wrote IPI president Tom Giovanetti. Some cities place a franchise fee on internet services, prohibited by the Internet Tax Freedom Act, he said: “When government imposes on companies, they end up being passed along” to consumers “in the form of higher prices.” 

December 4, 2018

Political disconnect: Paris riots reveal public's unwillingness to accept a carbon tax


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews
November 25, 2018

'Oh, Yes - I Shot J.R.!' Ted Cruz's Dad Tells the Real Story of Seeing JFK in Dallas

Two years after now-President Donald Trump accused him of a connection to the 1963 Dallas assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the father of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is somehow magnanimously able to laugh about it. “Oh, yes — I shot J.R.!” he said jokingly in a conversation at a recent Dallas luncheon hosted by the Institute for Policy Innovation.

 

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