Daily Policy Digest

"Middle Class Economics" or Redistribution of Income?

Obama's State of the Union foresees a state of more dependence on government and less economic opportunity and growth...

The War on Poverty Has Cost $22 Trillion

Since 1993, America has spent more on welfare than defense...

Methane Regulations: Are They Really Necessary?

Limiting methane emissions would do little to reduce the earth's temperature...

Improve Health Care Competition by Repealing State Laws

While the Affordable Care Act has introduced a host of new mandates on individuals, employers and insurers, there are a few things that states can do to improve the health care market within their borders...

Raising Taxes on the Wealthy Would Hurt the Economy

By raising the capital gains tax, all income groups, not just the wealthy, would see lower after-tax incomes...

Obama's Paid Sick Leave Policy Will Hurt Workers

President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night called for seven days of paid sick leave for American workers...

Reduce Consumer Costs by Repealing Energy Regulations

While America's energy boom has brought consumers jobs, lower prices and energy bill savings, there's much more that can be done...

The Economy Still Isn't That Great

President Obama painted a pretty economic picture in his State of the Union address, but is the economy really on solid footing?...

Expanding Medicaid in Texas? Not a Good Idea

Texas is one of the many states that refused to expand its Medicaid program to cover adults up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level...

Pension Debt Burdens Will Fall on Millennials

The California pension system had $142.7 billion in unfunded liabilities as of 2012...


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