ITIF Recommends Policies to Promote Innovation, Productivity, and Competitiveness Before House Democratic Caucus

U.S. workers and enterprises are falling behind in the global innovation, productivity, and competitiveness race, and Congress should enact a series of policies to reverse the trends, argued Stephen Ezell. Ezell’s comments came at a panel convened by House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer to explore ways to spur creation of high-wage, private-sector jobs.

GMO Labeling Laws Would Raise Food Prices and Mislead Consumers

As special interests continue to push for new state laws to label foods that have been improved through biotechnology—commonly referred to as GMOs—Val Giddings, a senior fellow with the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, argued in testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health that the Food and Drug Administration adequately addressed this issue in 1992 with a science-based approach that has worked well for 23 years.