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Erin Humiston

September 3, 2019

Yes, Index Capital Gains to Inflation. But Why Stop There?

Policymakers looking to continue the economic momentum gained by the Trump administration’s tax-and regulation-cutting policies are absolutely correct, and their next target should be the capital gains tax.

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August 11, 2019

A Long History: IPI's Work on Drug Importation Risks

For over 16 years, the Institute for Policy Innovation has released numerous publications warning the risks of such a scheme cannot be overstated—foremost the public health danger, since it is impossible for the U.S. to guarantee the safety of imported drugs.

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August 8, 2019

New York's Minimum Wage Hike Disaster is Simple Economics

Eight months after instituting a $15 an hour minimum wage hike, New York City employers and workers are feeling the pinch. Reports show business operators are cutting staff, cutting hours, and even raising prices. 

This is no surprise.

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August 7, 2019

Drug Importation Opens Doors to Counterfeit, Compromised Drugs

IPI experts agree that prescription drug importation has been illegal for decades because it puts Americans in harm’s way; drug manufacturers cannot guarantee the safety of prescription drugs reimported to the United States.

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August 1, 2019

Biden Still Leads Among Democratic Hopefuls, But Where's the Excitement?

Identifying moderate and former Vice President Joe Biden as both the leader in the debates and as the biggest threat to President Donald Trump, Matthews appeared on CGTN's The Heat, saying, “I still think many Democrats are more on the moderate side and haven’t bought into the far-left proposals expressed by so many of the presidential candidates.”

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August 1, 2019

British, Canadian Headlines Debunk Sanders' Claims of Single-Payer Superiority

On Wednesday, July 31, IPI resident scholar Dr. Merrill Matthews joined U.S. Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN), CMS chief Seema Verma, and an all-star lineup of health policy experts at the Heritage Foundation to discuss what a Medicare for all, single-payer healthcare system would mean for Americans.

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July 18, 2019

How the Warren Court Betrayed Our System of Checks and Balances

IPI president Tom Giovanetti joined host Debbie Georgatos Wednesday on "America Can We Talk" discussing the concept of judicial supremacy. Click here to watch the full interview. 

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June 5, 2019

Matthews on CGTN TV: Slim Odds for a "Quick" US-UK Trade Deal

Despite the president’s optimistic statements at the St. James’s Palace joint press conference with Prime Minister Theresa May, Matthews voiced skepticism of the U.S. making a “quick deal” on trade post-Brexit.

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May 31, 2019

IPI Experts Unleash on Twitter In Response to Mexico Tariffs

As President Trump moves forward with a plan to slap Mexico with tariffs, IPI experts pulled no punches in speaking out regarding the harm imposed on U.S. consumers by such a move. 

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May 16, 2019

A Tenth Amendment Perspective on Felons' Voting Rights

In an interview with nationally syndicated host Michael Berry, IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses the new push from Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to restore by federal statute voting rights to convicted felons while in prison. Matthews concedes different states should have the freedom to make those decisions.

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May 10, 2019

Giovanetti: New Tariffs Erase 25 Percent of Trump Tax Cut

As the U.S. raises tariffs on Chinese goods, IPI president Tom Giovanetti warns the Trump administration has imposed an additional $72 billion in taxes on the U.S. economy, which erase and undo 24 percent of the power of the Trump tax cut. 

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May 3, 2019

House Judiciary Committee's Doug Collins Makes Case for Simplifying IP

At this year’s IPI World IP Day Celebration, IPI was honored to host Congressman Doug Collins, ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, who called for simplifying intellectual property policy. 

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April 3, 2019

Senate GOP Moves to Invoke Nuclear Option, Fast Track Nominees

Today, the Senate GOP invoked the "nuclear option" to fast track presidential judicial and executive branch nominees, and IPI resident scholar Dr. Merrill Matthews tweeted his support. 

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March 27, 2019

Giovanetti Reacts to Mueller Report

IPI president Tom Giovanetti says Robert Mueller's report now forces skeptics to grant the president and his administration legitimacy. 

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March 21, 2019

On Electoral College: Direct Democracy vs Constitutional Republic

As Democrats call for abolishing the Electoral College, some Republicans are defending the idea, but in so doing, are betraying the spirit of the constitutional republic as it was originally envisioned by the Founders.

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