Daily Policy Digest

Federal Spending Spree at End of Fiscal Year

Because agencies cannot carry their funds over from year to year, federal agencies tend to spend September 30th on a shopping spree...

Women Forego Childbirth Due to Recession

Fewer babies are born when the economy is in trouble, and a new study indicates that some women in their childbearing years during the United States' Great Recession will forego having babies at all...

Are Personality Tests Discriminatory?

Today, between 60 percent and 70 percent of job-seekers are required to take personality tests...

Nuclear Waste Policy Needs Reform

Nuclear waste management is the biggest problem facing the development of nuclear power...

America Set to Lead World in Oil Production

According to the International Energy Agency, the United States is producing oil at the same level as Saudi Arabia...

Tax Reform Needed to Spur Growth

GDP growth in the first six months of 2014 has been just 1.25 percent...

Unemployment Threatens Family Stability

Two new studies illustrate how long-term unemployment hurts not only workers, but their families...

Look Out for These Supreme Court Cases

October 6th marks the beginning of the 2014-2015 Supreme Court term...

Factory Construction Surges

According to the Department of Commerce, the higher-than-expected growth seen by the United States in the second quarter was in large part due to the rise in spending on new factories...

Revolutionizing Health Care with Technology

The health care sector is marked by inefficiency, but the technology industry could soon change that...


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