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June 11, 2018

Could Trump Administration Help Take Obamacare Down?


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

The Trump administration is siding with a court case that says the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional.

April 20, 2018

Florida Insurance Scheme Defrauded Million$


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

It's not every day that a person is sentenced for fraud involving medical clinics, but it's more common than one might think.

April 9, 2018

The Granite State Goes All In Against Internet Sales Taxes

New Hampshire politicians from the State House to the US Senate have lined up against the expansion of internet sales taxes ahead of a Supreme Court hearing later this month that could end the current sales-tax status quo.

March 15, 2018

Trump Announces New Economic Advisor


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

“With the departure of Gary Cohn, many were concerned that an important voice for free markets would be missing from the administration,” stated Merrill Matthews, a scholar at the conservative  Institute for Policy Innovation. “Appointing Larry Kudlow should relieve those fears.”

March 14, 2018

Trump names Larry Kudlow as Top Economic Adviser


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

Conservative free trade groups praised the move.  “With the departure of Gary Cohn, many were concerned that an important voice for free markets would be missing from the administration,” said Merrill Matthews, a scholar at the Institute for Policy Innovation. “Appointing Larry Kudlow should relieve those fears.”

March 14, 2018

Larry Kudlow Praised as Trump's Potential Top Economic Advisor


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

The Institute for Policy Innovation is praising the expected naming of CNBC commentator and analyst Larry Kudlow to replace Gary Cohn as President Donald Trump's chief economic advisor (head of the National Economic Council).

March 8, 2018

Republicans Leerier of Trump's Tariffs than Democrats


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

"Even if one agrees that U.S.-made steel must be protected, the problem is that imposing large tariffs gives a green light to every other company or industry hoping to use government power to protect it from competition," IPI resident scholar Merrill Matthews said. "They will now descend on Washington, checkbook in hand. That's the swamp, or what's known as 'crony capitalism.'"

March 7, 2018

Concern Over Trump's Food Stamp Plan 'Overblown'


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction – and that may be proven true if a plan involving food stamps becomes reality. Still, OneNewsNow found someone who likes the proposed approach.

March 2, 2018

SNAP Food-Box Proposal Is A Tough One To Swallow


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

There’s no question the nation’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), aka food stamps, is past its expiration date for reform.

February 24, 2018

Chopping Food Stamp Choices... And Taxpayers' Dollars


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews

"I think it has merit for at least discussion," responds Dr. Merrill Matthews of The Institute for Policy Innovation (IPI). He says the current SNAP program allows recipients to choose from a wide selection of food.

 

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