Daily Policy Digest

Obama's Trade Agenda

People and countries should focus on the things that they do well, while being encouraged to trade for other goods and services...

Regulating Our Way to Prosperity

The Environmental Protection Agency determined that the Utility Mercury and Air Toxics Standards rule would benefit the economy in the form of higher gross domestic product; but the benefit is outweighed by the lost electricity production and jobs...

More Effective Sunscreens Held Up by the Food and Drug Administration

Some applications for newer and more-effective sunscreen ingredients have sat since 2003 in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration bureaucracy awaiting approval...

Low Interest Rates Hurt Seniors

The Federal Reserve's low interest rate policy hurts older Americans...

ObamaCare's Impact on the Health Care Workforce

Logistically, our current health care resources will not be able to meet the demand created by the Affordable Care Act...

Reports Supporting Medicaid Expansion Flawed

Two Jackson Hewitt studies are being used by Medicaid expansion advocates, yet the studies are very flawed and wildly overestimate the tax penalties on businesses...

Cigarette Taxes Lead to Smuggling

As the cigarette tax rate in New York has risen 190 percent since 2006, the smuggling rate has increased 59 percent...

Public Pension Millionaires

The typical full-career government employee has a retirement income higher than 72 percent of full-time employees working in that state...

Government Secrecy Up

The government withheld information on the basis of national security 8,496 times last year -- that is a record, and it is a 57 percent increase over 2012...

Megadam Projects Not Successful

In the 1970s, Brazil built its Itaipu Dam at a cost of $20 billion -- 240 percent more than had been projected...


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