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April 4, 2016

Conn. Senator Calls for Higher Cable Bills

Policy makers should resist the impulse to insinuate themselves into private business negotiations, and leave markets to determine the value of programming.

March 21, 2016

ACA Marks 6th Anniversary As One of Worst Policy Disasters in U.S. History

This week marks the sixth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, one of the country’s worst public policy disasters. The president has had almost nothing but bad health care news since the legislation passed.

March 17, 2016

Picture Imperfect: Economic Graphs Tell Story of Obama's Failed Policies

If a picture is worth a thousand words, so are economic graphs, which can tell an economic story better than the raw data. IPI's new publication “Trend Tracker: A Picture of the Obama Economy” uses 10 charts to illustrate economic and political trends. There has been widespread concern President Obama's policies have led to years of tepid economic growth that have hurt the middle class; the graphs seem to verify those concerns.

March 7, 2016

Five Bold Policy Reforms 2016 Candidates Should Embrace

House Speaker Paul Ryan says Republican candidates are looking for bold policy reforms. IPI has responded with proposals that reduce the size and scope of government, empower people and states to make their own decisions, and keep more money in the private sector rather than the public sector.

February 18, 2016

Unconstitutional Civil Asset Forfeiture Practices Must Be Reformed

Civil asset forfeiture, the seizure of citizens’ property by state and federal law enforcement, is often abusive and frequently violates numerous constitutional rights. The practice must be reformed, or better yet: renounced. 

February 17, 2016

Giovanetti Applauds Apple's Tim Cook For Stance on Privacy

In a statement today concerning Apple Inc.’s opposition to giving the FBI a backdoor to the iPhone, Institute for Policy Innovation (IPI) president Tom Giovanetti applauded CEO Tim Cook for his stance on protecting consumers’ privacy.

February 11, 2016

PITFA Tremendous Victory for U.S. Internet Economy

The Institute for Policy Innovation (IPI) commends the U.S. Senate for passing the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (PITFA). "This is a tremendous victory for America’s Internet economy, and for all of us who participate in this economy," said IPI president Tom Giovanetti. 

November 11, 2015

Veterans Still Suffer In Broken VA System Thanks to Politicians, Unions

On this Veteran’s Day we should remember the sacrifices made our men and women in uniform.  And we should also remember that a year and a half after news of the VA scandal broke, very little has actually changed. 

November 5, 2015

Lower Drug Prices by Streamlining Approval Process, Delaying IP Clock

A new publication shows how competition, streamlining the drug-approval process, and leveraging the power of intellectual property protections are the keys to unlock lower prices for consumers. 

October 14, 2015

The Minimum Wage Is A Price Control On Labor

In Tuesday’s Democratic debate, Sen. Bernie Sanders called for more than doubling the federal minimum wage to $15.00 an hour—a move that would hurt the poor by pricing workers out of the labor market and killing jobs.


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