News Clips

February 21, 2018
ITIF’s Doug Brake told National Journal that, “If you have it watered down into block grants at the state level, where they pick and choose among various proposals, for a number of reasons it’s a lot easier for a state to fund the traditional projects they understand well—things like roads and bridges and waterways—than it is to do broadband.”
February 20, 2018
EducationDive reports that the current state of education in aiding worker transitions is not sufficient to reduce the costs of worker dislocation, according to an ITIF report.
February 19, 2018
As noted in a story by VentureBeat, ITIF released a report detailing how worker training policies will need to be adjusted in the age of AI and robotics. 
February 16, 2018
“Until now, most sites and publishers have focused on cleaning up the illegal content, such as hate speech or pirated content,” ITIF’s Daniel Castro told the Christian Science Monitor. “But there is a lot more content that is in a murky grey area. And here is where sites may decide the content should remain – lest removing it drive away users – but that they allow advertisers to distinguish what types of content they are willing to advertise near.”
February 14, 2018
The Indianapolis Star covered an ITIF report, which highlights the state of the $63 billion life sciences industry in Indiana.
February 12, 2018
ITIF’s Joe Kennedy spoke with Inside Indiana Business about a new report highlighting Indiana’s successful life sciences ecosystem.
February 12, 2018
ITIF said the cuts “would undercut progress toward cheaper, cleaner energy in the United States and damage the nation’s prospects for global leadership in key growth industries of the 21st century,” as quoted by Reuters.
February 11, 2018
Forbes notes a 2016 ITIF study which indicates that the most innovative professionals were between 46 and 50 years old, and that the rate of innovation continued to be elevated until those surveyed were 55 years old.
February 11, 2018
More than a decade ago, Congress realized the funding problem was becoming intractable, so they recruited a bipartisan, independent commission of experts to find solutions. “We dug into the analysis on gas taxes, looked at electric vehicle adoption rates, and sort of came to the Vehicle Miles Traveled tax as the obvious conclusion,” ITIF President Rob Atkinson, who led the National Surface Transportation Infrastructure Financing Commission, told Wired.
February 1, 2018
“These are big, long-term competitive concerns,” ITIF’s Doug Brake told Christian Science Monitor.

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