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August 2, 2022

How the EPA Could (Will?) Undermine Joe Manchin's Energy Concessions

Joe Manchin may have received Chuck Schumer's assurances that the Senate will vote on energy permitting reforms, but that doesn't mean the EPA will honor those reforms.

July 26, 2022

Dems Want to Make Drugs as Affordable as . . . Gasoline?

Democrats want to impose price controls on prescription drugs. But they haven't been able to lower the price of anything, including gasoline, so why would drugs be different?

July 19, 2022

Will the Fed Be Able to Maneuver a Soft Economic Landing?

by Genie Short

The Fed is playing catch-up in its effort to lower inflation while avoiding a recession. Its chances of success are looking less and less promising.

July 12, 2022

Where Have All the Government Workers Gone?

Hundreds of thousands of government workers haven't returned to work, and it's not entirely clear why.

July 5, 2022

Biden Finds Yet Another Industry to Blame for High Gasoline Prices

President Biden is criticizing refineries for the high price of gasoline, when the real culprits are the president and his policies.

June 28, 2022

Under Biden Crude Oil Pipeline Construction Goes from Boom to Bust

President Biden and his policies have roadblocked several aspects of energy production, including pipeline construction.

June 21, 2022

The Biden Administration's Worthless, Counterproductive Plan to Fight Inflation

The Biden administration is struggling to find ways to lower gasoline prices; but the ideas it's considering would likely make the problem worse.

June 13, 2022

Drug Importation Is Still a Bad, and Deadly, Policy

For 20 years IPI has been warning that prescription drug importation schemes would allow counterfeit drugs to enter the U.S., and we are seeing their deadly effects. 

June 7, 2022

Cancelling Student Loan Debt Would Worsen Inflation

Biden's student loan cancellation ploy would exacerbate inflation by putting even more money in the pockets of millions of Americans, most of whom don't need the additional cash. 

May 24, 2022

Dark Cloud Falling: State and Local Pension Funds Are Struggling--Again

Once again a tanking stock market is threatening the financial stability of most state and local public employee pensions. Here's an alternative that would solve that problem.

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