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February 21, 2017

Conservative Think Tank Wants to Reduce US Prison Population - Here's How


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti | Media Hit

The president of a Texas-based conservative think tank is speaking out against the high rate of incarceration in the United States, arguing that the annual cost to house inmates is not fiscally responsible and that the intended outcome is not the same as the actual result.

February 16, 2017

High Risk Pools Solve the Problem of Preexisting Conditions


by Merrill Matthews, Mark Litow | Op/Ed

One reason health insurance premiums exploded under the Affordable Care Act is the law’s requirement that health insurers accept anyone who applied for individual coverage, known as guaranteed issue. 

February 10, 2017

Trump's Court Battle in Perspective


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews | Media Hit

“But the reason Obama was hit with so many more unanimous decisions was because he went rogue early on, asking his staff to look for novel theories that would allow him to move forward with implementing his agenda,” writes Merrill Matthews for Rare. “And if that meant twisting the Constitution—and basic logic—to get it, so what?”

February 10, 2017

H-1B Visa 'Impasse' Should Be 'Easiest' Immigration Problem to Fix, Says IPI Chief


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti | Media Hit

The H-1B visa "impasse" should be the "easiest" of all the "controversial elements" of proposed immigration reform for Congress to fix, said Tom Giovanetti in a Thursday blog post.

February 8, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau


IPI expert referenced: Merrill Matthews | Media Hit

Merrill Matthews recently called the CFPB the "most unaccountable organization in Washington ... an agency that neither the people’s elected representatives nor the president can control."

February 6, 2017

Email Privacy Act Could Pass As Early As Monday


IPI expert referenced: Tom Giovanetti | Media Hit

IPI president Tom Giovanetti in a statement called it a "slam dunk" for President Donald Trump and Congress. "This legislation has nothing to do with preventing or prosecuting terrorism, but rather simply corrects lack of foresight in legislation passed 30 years ago, long before digital data became such a pervasive part of normal life," he said.

February 3, 2017

Congress Should Abolish CFPB as Trump Rolls Back Financial Regulations


As President Donald Trump rolls back financial regulations and looks to make personnel changes at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Congress should begin work immediately to abolish the regulatory agency.

February 3, 2017

Giovanetti: Email Privacy Act a 'Slam Dunk'


If the Act becomes law, digital data older than 180 days would still be considered active rather than ‘abandoned,’ and would still be subject to the normal requirements governing analog information.

January 27, 2017

The Future Of American Manufacturing Is High Tech, Not High Tariffs


If Trump focuses on these reforms, rather than punitive tariffs, he'll stand a good chance of rejuvenating American manufacturing.

January 24, 2017

Trump Pipeline Action Boon to U.S. Job Creation


By advancing the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipeline projects, President Donald Trump is not only moving to unshackle the energy industry and promote a more secure United States, but is giving the green light to create a wealth of middle class jobs.

 

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