The national debt has soared to a record high of $22 trillion and a debt limit deadline is looming. The most significant factor contributing to this out-of-control spending is the cost of the nation’s entitlement programs, more than 60 percent of all federal spending. This level will only grow unless Congress takes steps recommended by a new book, “On the Edge: America Faces the Entitlements Cliff.”
A new book, “On the Edge: America Faces the Entitlements Cliff,” shows how the U.S. can move away from the crumbling patchwork of unsustainable government programs and easily address funding for healthcare, welfare, and retirement in a way that is financially sustainable long-term.
President Trump delivers his first State of the Union address before a divided Congress on Tuesday night, where his priorities to unfetter the private sector, rev up economic engines and enhance national security will starkly contrast Democrats’ increasingly socialist-leaning platform.
Last night’s historic election returns a divided government to Washington, and both parties share stunning upsets in statewide and local races. What do the changes in the political landscape mean for Texas and the U.S.?
At the Institute for Policy Innovation’s Hatton W. Sumners Distinguished Lecture Series lunch on October 22, Arizona Supreme Court Justice Clint Bolick will address the crux of what’s at play regarding this high-stakes Supreme Court nomination.
In a new publication, IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews examines how politicians forced health insurers to abandon standard actuarial principles and have tried to turn health insurance into a social justice tool to achieve their vision of “fairness.”
IPI's Tom Giovanetti testified before the Texas House Land and Resource Management Committee to address the state’s eminent domain statutes. He defended the rights of private companies to have the power of eminent domain for public use projects, and called on policymakers to remain neutral in how eminent domain is applied to private industries.
In Trend Tracker: A Snapshot of the Trump Economy, released today by the Institute for Policy Innovation, 10 graphs presenting economic data, consumer confidence and public opinion paint an irrefutable picture of the economic improvements made by the current administration’s market-oriented agenda.