Daily Policy Digest

Economic Issues

Which American States Are the Most Free?

The top 10 most free states saw a 3.5 percent growth in employment and 8 percent economic growth...

Delaware Proposal Threatens Loser-Pays Provisions

In Delaware, corporations often include provisions in their bylaws that allow the corporation to be reimbursed for litigation costs if plaintiffs bring a shareholder suit against the company and lose the case...

Privatizing Liquor Sales

Eighteen states have control over liquor sales in their state, including Virginia ...

Challenging Dodd-Frank in Court

The Competitive Enterprise Institute has filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging the Dodd-Frank Act...

Reduced Saving Means Fewer Jobs and Growth

In 1975, Americans had a personal savings rate of 17 percent. In 2005, it fell to a low of 2.2 percent...

Did FDR Campaign on Central Planning?

While many would say that Roosevelt was elected on a platform of central planning, Roosevelt's campaign tells another story...

Overtime Pay Would Have Little Impact on Poverty

Currently, overtime pay is available to hourly workers who work more than 40 hours per week and salaried workers earning up to $455 weekly...

Obama's Amnesty and the Impact on Jobs

The Obama administration's amnesty plan will give 5 million illegal immigrants work permits...

War on Women? Overtime Pay Regulations

A new regulation from the Obama administration would require overtime pay for those who make less than $50,000...

What's Wrong with Rent Control?

Price ceilings on rent for apartments in large cities have dangerous economic consequences...


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