Daily Policy Digest
|Approval Process for LNG Export Terminals Needs Reform
Two dozen LNG export applications are still sitting in bureaucratic limbo, because the approval process is messy and slow...
|Better Quality Insurance Policies Before Obamacare
Last year, before the Affordable Care Act was in force, young adults had access to an average 33 health plans in their area with premiums that were lower than Obamacare...
|Individuals Failing to Verify Legal Status Will See Insurance Cancelled
The New York Times reports that 115,000 people will see their health insurance cancelled on October 1...
|States Reinstitute Work Requirements for Food Stamps
To receive food stamps, low-income, childless adults are generally required to work or participate in a work training program for a minimum of 20 hours per week...
|Government Intervention Leads to Higher Tuition Costs
College tuition has grown at twice the rate of inflation for the last three decades...
|Come See Allen West TODAY - A Few Tickets Available On-Site!
Join us for lunch with Allen West, former Florida congressman and U.S. Army officer. Lt. Col. West will speak about his upbringing, his many years of military service, his time on Capitol Hill and, most importantly, today's current political climate. After being elected to office, West rose to popularity, known for his steadfast love of country and belief in the values of our founding. His new book, Guardian of the Republic, follows West as he grew from a young child raised in Atlanta to a decorated veteran, outspoken patriot and advocate for liberty. You won't want to miss his comments, so register today! Seating is limited.
|What's Causing Health Care Premiums to Rise?
The Department of Health and Human Services has warned insurers against raising premiums by more than 10 percent, threatening to analyze any such increases...
|Have We Won the War on Poverty?
Since Lyndon Johnson's launching of the War on Poverty in 1964, America has spent $22 trillion in taxpayer dollars on programs aimed at reducing poverty...
|How Are College Graduates Faring in Today's Economy?
Underemployment -- in which those in the labor force are employed less than full time, or in jobs that are not commensurate with their educational training -- is a significant problem for recent graduates...
|Driverless Cars and…School Choice?
According to a study by the Center for Reinventing Public Education on Denver and Washington, D.C. schools, 25 percent of all families, and one-third of poor families, did not send their children to the school of their choice "due to transportation difficulties"...