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December 27, 2019

Regarding Healthcare, GOP Faces Biggest Hurdle

IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews | Media Hit

Voters will have a lot on their minds when they go to the polls next year. Resident scholar Merrill Matthews thinks 2020 will be a referendum on healthcare policy.

December 21, 2019

Are Fossil Fuels an Ethical Investment?

America has become the world’s leading energy producer. That fact has improved both our lives and our economy. Investing in the companies that make prosperity and national security possible isn’t just ethical, it’s commendable.

December 17, 2019

Congress Considers Bills to Address Doctor Residency Shortage

IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews | Media Hit

Lawmakers in Congress have introduced bills to add 1,000 new hospital residencies over the next five years to combat a national physician shortage intensified by the opioid crisis.

December 17, 2019

It's Time to Hit the Off Switch for Solar, Wind Power Tax Breaks

The stated reason for initially subsidizing wind and solar power was so they could reach economies of scale where they could be competitive with fossil fuels. Frequent news stories seem to imply “mission accomplished.”

November 19, 2019

Why is Texas Acting Like a Blue State and Trying to Stop T-Mobile-Sprint Merger?

Texas should be leading the fight to increase competition in the wireless space, not acting as a roadblock to the will of the free market.

November 18, 2019

FCC Public Auction Decision the Right Policy for the C-Band

IPI commends the FCC for today’s announcement, and urges prompt movement toward a successful public auction for C-band spectrum.

November 1, 2019

An Easy Way to Reduce Wealth Inequality--But Democrats Won't Like It

Allowing workers to keep their Social Security payroll tax would be a huge tax cut for everyone, while dramatically increasing average workers’ wealth over time.

October 31, 2019

Remember Obamacare? Sign-up Kicks Off for Enrollees

IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews | Media Hit

Another enrollment period for Obamacare is about to get under way for people seeking health insurance coverage.

October 30, 2019

Poll: Voters Confused About Medicare for All

IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews | Media Hit

Democrat voters are confused about what a single-payer, Medicare for All plan actually means, a new poll shows.

October 23, 2019

How Those Memes You Just Posted Could Soon Cost You $30,000

You’re served with a notice. Apparently you’d shared some photos you didn’t own on the internet a while ago, and now someone–possibly an artist, possibly a copyright troll–can file for damages of up to $30,000. Scam, you think, and toss the paper. Unfortunately for you, those copyright infringement proceedings were real, and now a government entity unbeknownst to you–something called the Copyright Claims Board–has determined, without judge or jury, that you owe this person $30,000.

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