Daily Policy Digest

A Costly Failed Experiment

Sunday marked the four-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, but the administration has little to show for it, says John Goodman, president and CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis...

The Case for Crude Oil Exports

In 2013, crude oil imports declined by 16 percent, from $310 billion to $268 billion, reducing the U.S. trade deficit by $22 billion every month...

High Tax States Losing Billions

From 1992 to 2010, $68.1 billion in income moved from New York -- $19 billion of it moved to Florida, which has no state income tax...

Charter School Report Card

Five states (District of Columbia, Minnesota, Indiana, Michigan and Arizona) earned an A on the Center for Education Reform's report card, which grades state laws that encourage charter school operation...

Get Rid of Zoning Laws

Zoning laws with a free market would ultimately lead to the most efficient outcomes, as developers and residents bargain for property rights...

Fracking and Property Rights

If you include natural gas liquids, biofuels and crude oil, the United States produced 12.1 million barrels of oil a day in 2013 -- 300,000 barrels more per day than Saudi Arabia and 1.6 million more than Russia...

Global Warming Policies Hurt the Poor

In 2012, solar and wind power was subsidized to the tune of $60 billion, but the total benefit to the climate was only $1.4 billion, meaning that $58.6 billion was completely wasted...

Self-Insurance in Texas

Before ObamaCare, a 27-year-old man in Dallas could have purchased catastrophic coverage for $69 per month; now, the cheapest plan available on the federal exchange is $173 per month...

Good News Buried in Climate Change Report

Recent studies indicate that climate sensitivity is significantly lower than what earlier studies had indicated; however, climate models still use high climate sensitivities to project future climate change...

Tax Disparities in Blue States and Red States

On the California side of Lake Tahoe, the average taxpayer pays nearly three times the amount that his counterpart on the Nevada side pays...


« Last 8 « Newer « 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17  Older »