Daily Policy Digest

The Elementary and Secondary Education Act Could Soon Change

Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn) and Patty Murray (D-Wash) appear to be nearing consensus on major pieces of a bipartisan draft to overhaul the Elementary and Secondary Education Act...

America's Shale Fields Could Improve International Interests

America is already the world's fastest growing source of oil (and natural gas) and the world's largest producer of liquid hydrocarbons...

Welfare Reform's Relation to Upward Mobility

Columbia University found the rate of children living in poverty declined by 10 percent between 1990 and 2006...

The Northeast's Natural Gas Supply and Demand Problem

New Englanders are overpaying $3.58 per thousand cubic feet of natural gas...

Where Do Our Tuition Dollars Go?

Universities are spending over $10 billion on buildings alone...

Controversy Surrounding Wind Power's Potential

The methodology behind how the White House derived the statistics on wind energy are not known and highly suspect...

RFS Did Nothing to Reduce Dependence on Foreign Oil or Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The energy content of ethanol is less than gasoline, so vehicles running on 10 percent ethanol and 90 percent gasoline will generally get 3 to 4 percent fewer miles per gallon than if they were running on pure gasoline...

U.S. Trade Deficit Narrows in February

Exports decreased 1.6 percent from January to $186.25 billion, while imports fell 4.4 percent to $221.69 billion...

The Lee-Rubio Tax Plan: A Step in the Right Direction

The Lee-Rubio tax plan would reduce the complexity of the tax system and eliminate taxes on the productive activities of saving and investment...

The Unemployed are not the Only People Applying for Jobs

Every month, millions of workers search for new jobs although they already have one...


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