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February 25, 2019

As Debt Limit Deadline Looms, Congress Must Address Exploding Entitlement Costs

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.” 

February 12, 2019

New Book Offers Road Map of Pulling America from 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.

February 1, 2019

SOTU: While Democrats Push for Bigger Government, Trump Can Highlight Some Big Achievements

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.

January 24, 2019

As Putin Props Up Maduro, Trump Heats Up U.S. Energy to Undermine Russian Global Mischief

new round of White House executive actions may be coming to boost the U.S. energy industry against Russia, an ongoing effort that’s hitting Russia’s pocketbook and making it more difficult for Vladimir Putin to use oil and gas as a foreign policy weapon to promote his agenda.

November 7, 2018

Nov. 13: Sabato's Crystal Ball Breaks Down Midterm Election Returns, Forecasts What's Next

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.?

October 3, 2018

Top AZ Justice in Dallas: Why Stakes are So High for Supreme Court Nominations

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.

October 3, 2018

New Publication: How Health Insurance Failed America

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.”

October 2, 2018

Giovanetti Defends Eminent Domain for Private Companies, Urges Lawmakers to Maintain Neutrality

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.

October 1, 2018

In Pictures: Trump's Market-Driven vs Obama's Shackled Economy

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.

August 23, 2018

A New NAFTA Must Enhance IP Protections

If a new NAFTA doesn’t improve intellectual property protections, it’s not a better deal, says a new publication released today by the Institute for Policy Innovation.

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