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August 30, 2018

Production on the Rise


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

Referring to a possible cutoff of Mideast oil, Merrill Matthews, resident scholar with the Institute for Policy Innovation in Dallas, Texas, said the good news is that the United States has the resources and the ability to fill the gap, and rising crude oil prices could serve as the catalyst to do so.

August 29, 2018

Associations Say Renegotiated NAFTA Needs All of North America


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

As word of a tentative new trade pact between the U.S. and Mexico surfaced Monday, several associations urged the White House to keep Canada in the agreement too.

August 28, 2018

Public Knowledge Pans Post-NAFTA Mexico Trade Agreement


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

The Institute for Policy Innovation has said it is "critical" that "any revision of NAFTA includes strong, updated protections for IP goods and services."

August 28, 2018

NAFTA Without IP Consideration is 'Not a Better Deal' Warns IPI President


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

If the new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) doesn’t improve intellectual property protections, then it’s not a better deal, according to the Institute for Policy Innovation (IPI).

August 22, 2018

SoCalGas Helps Put More Ultra-Low Emission NGV Trucks on Road


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

In more recent years federal environmental authorities have worked to keep the proportion of ethanol to gasoline in U.S. supplies at 10%. Generally, the auto and boating industries alike have resisted the use of ethanol, but the Trump administration may be poised to reverse that, according to a commentary on the Institute for Policy Innovation blog by Merrill Mathews, who equates the administration's interest to providing pork barrel offsets to Iowa farmers.

August 17, 2018

CTA: New Tariffs Would Do Billion-Dollar Number on U.S. Economy


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

"The primary purpose of the Trump tariffs isn’t necessarily to raise tax revenue, as in centuries past, but to make something more expensive to U.S. consumers so that they will buy less of that item and buy more from domestic manufacturers, who, incidentally, typically raise their domestic prices," says IPI.

July 11, 2018

The Trade Conflict and Tariffs Will Hit Both Sides Hard


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses the concerns of those in the heartland who are being hit the hardest by the tariffs.

July 6, 2018

Texas AG on Plastic Bag Bans: Bag 'Em!


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

Conservatives in Texas are applauding their attorney general for efforts involving plastic bag bans.

June 28, 2018

Former Adviser Praises Trump for Tax Cuts and Deregulation but Calls His Tariffs 'Stupid'


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

In his presentation, titled “Trumponomics: How and Why It’s Working,” Moore said that the heart of “Trumponomics” is growing the economy as rapidly as possible and that many of the major issues facing our country today — including poverty, the national debt, income inequality and education — will be easier to solve if the economy is growing faster.

June 22, 2018

Supreme Court Ruling on Sales Tax Weighs on Amazon.com, Inc.


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti

It’s unclear how the new ruling will effect smaller sellers, but Institute for Policy Innovation president Tom Giovanetti is in the camp of those that sees it as a big problem for them.

 

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