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2013-08-05 12:27:06

Suit a Response to Illegal 2012 Release of Donor List AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brooke Rollins, President and CEO of the Texas Public Policy Foundation, issued the following statement today on the Foundation's decision to join a class-action lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100713/TPPFLOGO) "Last year, the Texas Public Policy Foundation was surprised and disappointed to learn that the Internal...

2013-06-21 12:23:45

Story on "GOP Rethinks Crime Focus" credits Foundation with national influence. AUSTIN, Texas, June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Texas Public Policy Foundation's nationally significant criminal-justice reform efforts were credited in a front-page Wall Street Journal story today on having spurred a national "conservative quest to rethink criminal sentencing and rewrite state penal codes." The story is available in today's print edition, and online here:...

2012-11-15 12:23:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Texas Public Policy Foundation released two papers today that make the case for reform of the Clean Air Act (CAA). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100713/TPPFLOGO) "The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is using the Clean Air Act to transform our economy rather than to provide meaningful protection of human health, its reason for existence," said Kathleen Hartnett White, Distinguished Senior Fellow and Director of...

2012-11-12 16:21:52

Ten-year cost of Production Tax Credit in Texas estimated to be $4.1 billion; its negative impact on reliability will cost consumers billions more AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Public Policy Foundation analysts Bill Peacock and Josiah Neeley today released a new report, The Cost of the Production Tax Credit and Renewable Energy Subsidies in Texas. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100713/TPPFLOGO) The Production Tax Credit (PTC), a federal...

2012-06-28 06:28:27

U.S. Supreme Court's upholding of individual mandate puts onus on U.S. Congress to fully repeal AUSTIN, Texas, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding the individual mandate within the federal Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is a tremendous blow against Americans' health care and individual liberties, according to the Texas Public Policy Foundation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100713/TPPFLOGO) "The...

2012-05-21 06:24:12

Texas Public Policy Foundation report exposes how EPA manipulates cost-benefit analyses to justify almost all new air-quality regulations AUSTIN, Texas, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency relied on four highly questionable assumptions in 2009 to drastically inflate the health benefits from far-reaching new rules, according to a new report published by the Texas Public Policy Foundation. (Logo:...

2012-05-16 02:25:40

Gramm/Rollins op-ed in Wednesday's Wall Street Journal defends ALEC against recent attacks AUSTIN, Texas, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The recent attacks on the American Legislative Exchange Council stem from its critics' fundamental opposition to limited government and economic freedom, write the Texas Public Policy Foundation's top leaders in today's Wall Street Journal. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100713/TPPFLOGO ) The op-ed, "Why the Left Wants to...

2012-03-23 02:22:42

Constitutional, health care policy experts will provide real-time news and analysis during U.S. Supreme Court argument on Florida v. HHS AUSTIN, Texas, March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Texas Public Policy Foundation announces the launch of PPACAction.com, a special website devoted to live coverage of next week's U.S. Supreme Court argument in Florida v. HHS. The case, to be taken up by the Court March 26 through 28, involves the constitutionality of the Patient...

2012-03-01 10:10:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The passing of Andrew Breitbart is a cause for much sorrow - but the life of Andrew Breitbart was a cause for much joy. Every defender of liberty takes heart in his accomplishments, and now in his legacy. He reminded us of things that should never be forgotten: that the truth has more power than the lie, that freedom defeats oppression, and that we must fight for both every waking day. He was a genius of the communicative art, and a...

2012-03-01 06:00:00

Statement by The Honorable Arlene Wohlgemuth, Executive Director and Director of TPPF's Center for Health Care Policy: AUSTIN, Texas, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The federal government's proposed denial of Medicaid funds to the Texas Women's Health Program threatens state sovereignty and the rule of law. Nothing in the federal Medicaid statutes prevents states from imposing their own requirements for qualified providers in addition to federal requirements....