Daily Policy Digest

Government Issues

Criminalization through Regulation Is Not Just

States should eliminate provisions that delegate to agencies the power to create criminal offenses through rulemaking...

Government Can Be Efficient

Government allocates enormous resources to responding to problems in an ad hoc and non-strategic manner...

Regulation Inhibits Innovation in Cars

As the pace of innovation accelerates, the gap between invention and regulation widens, making it unclear whether some of the coolest new automotive tech will actually be allowed in American cars...

The United States' Burdensome Regulatory Environment

Instead of joining together to get things done, Americans have increasingly become dependent on Washington...

Regulation: The Unnoticed Problem

Public policies that pick winners or prescribe one-best-way solutions will tend to freeze markets and reduce innovation...

Federal Reserve Advocates Use of Eminent Domain for Private Gain

A study posted on the New York Federal Reserve's website advocates using eminent domain to seize underwater mortgages...

The Government that Cried Wolf

Unless it immediately affects them, people tune out governmental warnings because the government warns about such miniscule things that will probably never affect them...

Federal Railroad Administration Is Hindering American Transit

In order for railcars compatible with European regulations to meet Federal Railroad Administration rules, they need to add significant bulk and weight, thus adding to both their manufacturing and operating costs, and actually making them less safe...

Digital Systems Can Remake Government

Regardless of tax and spending levels, government as currently organized is too cumbersome to be effective...

Say Goodbye to Attorney-Client Privilege

A new interpretation of the "advice exemption" of the Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act would deny workers the information they need and to which they are legally entitled before they vote on whether to join a union...


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