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Erin Humiston

June 6, 2018

Giovanetti on Criminal Justice Reform, Nonviolent Drug Crime Commutations

Posted by Erin Humiston

"There are many pieces to the justice reform movement," said Giovanetti. "But commuting sentences for non-violent offenders that are far in excess of the crime is a great place to start."

June 6, 2018

Matthews Talks China Militarization of South China Sea, North Korean Denuclearization

Posted by Erin Humiston

On CGTN America’s The Heat, IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews sounds off on last weekend’s Shangri-La Dialogue discussing security in the Asian-Pacific Rim, as well as continued talks between the U.S. and North Korea over denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.

May 22, 2018

Giovanetti Talks Title II, Wayfair Case on Point of View

Posted by Erin Humiston

Hosting the nationwide, issues-oriented, live talk show Point of View, IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses the latest on internet taxes and regulations with IPI president Tom Giovanetti.

May 16, 2018

U.S.-China Trade, Plan B for the Iran Deal, Violence in Gaza

Posted by Erin Humiston

On a panel with CGTN’s The Heat, IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews tackled new trade talks between the U.S. and China, violence in Gaza after the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, and what’s next for the Iran nuclear deal as European leaders meet with Iran post-U.S. withdrawal.

May 11, 2018

Texas, Trump & Energy

Posted by Erin Humiston

IPI's Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses the impact President Trump's energy policy has already had on the Lone Star State in this presentation at the Texas Economic Forum at SMU on May 9. 

May 9, 2018

Matthews Lone Voice of Support for U.S. Withdrawal from Iran Deal

Posted by Erin Humiston

On a CGTN TV panel, IPI’s Merrill Matthews stood out as a lone voice of support for President Trump’s withdrawal of the United State from the Iran nuclear deal, emphasizing its nature as a treaty which under the Constitution must be, but was never, ratified by the Senate.

May 8, 2018

Giovanetti on Attempts to Re-Regulate the Internet on Digital Day of Action

Posted by Erin Humiston

In new video, IPI president Tom Giovanetti joins Patrick Hedger of FreedomWorks to discuss how Senate Democrats are attempting to misuse the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to re-impose Title II regulations on ISPs.

April 18, 2018

Matthews Talks TPP, Syria Airstrike & More on CGTN TV

Posted by Erin Humiston

As U.S. President Donald Trump hosted Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago, IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews joined a panel on CGTN-TV’s The Heat to discuss the leaders’ meeting and headlines from this week.

March 2, 2018

Giovanetti, Matthews Warn of Negative Impact of Tariffs, Trade Wars

Posted by Erin Humiston

“By imposing stiff new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, Trump just encouraged U.S. manufacturers to move their facilities overseas,” tweeted IPI president Tom Giovanetti after this week’s White House trade announcement.

January 26, 2018

Matthews on CGTN TV: Trump in Davos

Posted by Erin Humiston

Merrill Matthews joined a roundtable discussion on CGTN’s “The Heat” to discuss President Trump’s “America First” message to the World Economic Forum in Davos.

January 24, 2018

Perry in Davos: By Exporting Energy, U.S. Exports Freedom

Posted by Erin Humiston

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said the U.S. is now the world's top oil and gas producing nation. "The U.S. is not just exporting energy, we're exporting freedom... There's no strings attached when you buy American LNG." This is an important point, and we couldn't agree more

January 23, 2018

Solar Panels, Tariffs, and Adam Smith

Posted by Erin Humiston

The Trump administration is applying 30 percent tariffs on Chinese-made solar panels. "We think this a very unfortunate move," said Tom Giovanetti to the WBAP Morning News. "This president has been itching to slap tariffs on somebody, and this is his first opportunity to do so."

October 2, 2017

Matthews Talks Medicaid Block Grants, Preexisting Conditions on Lone Star Politics

Posted by Erin Humiston

On Dallas-Fort Worth’s NBC 5 Lone Star Politics, Dr. Merrill Matthews reacts to the back and forth in Congress over health insurance subsidies and Medicaid block grants to the states in the latest effort to repeal Obamacare. 

June 9, 2017

The Surprising Agenda Item for Texas's Special Legislative Session

Posted by Erin Humiston

In an interview, Giovanetti praised Gov. Abbott's call for special session to include caps on state and local spending, a move he describes as surprising and exciting for conservative and free market champions.

May 23, 2017

Can We Get More Health Care Transparency? (Audio: Interview)

Posted by Erin Humiston

In an interview with Wisconsin radio host Vicki McKenna, IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses the problems consumers face trying to price out healthcare services and products.  


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