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U.S. Inequality, Fiscal Progressivity and Work Disincentives

While many debate the degree of income inequality in the United States, there is far less inequality in spending power due to the benefit transfers, such as Medicaid and food stamps, in the U.S. fiscal system...

Ted Cruz and Health Reform

Ted Cruz' actions on health reform have been superior to many of his colleagues...

Health Construction Collapses in December

Construction of new health facilities collapsed in December, shrinking 3.2 percent since November, while other construction eked out growth of 0.2 percent...

Cruz' Tax Plan Trumps the Trump Plan in Economic Growth But Spending Cuts Would Be Needed

When it comes to economic growth effects, the Cruz tax plan "trumps" the Trump plan, according to the National Center for Policy Analysis' Tax Analysis Center and the Beacon Hill Institute...

GDP: Health Services Comprise 39 Percent of Growth

Friday's advance release of Q4 GDP showed the production of goods actually shrank in the fourth quarter...

We're Driving Less: What That Means

Younger age groups are now less likely to get a driver's license. The number for 20- to 24-year-olds, for example, fell from 92 percent in 1983 to 77 percent in 2014 says NCPA Senior Fellow Thomas Hemphill...

The Jeb Bush K-12 Plan

Jeb Bush has a good K-12 plan. It might be his script as Secretary of Education...

NSCW 2016! Dallas ISD Charter School Fight

National School Choice Week is here and while most of the nation is celebrating the great school choice options in each state, a Dallas Independent School District charter school zoning showdown reveals school choice opponents in Dallas...

Obamacare's Cost per Beneficiary Explodes with Shrinking Enrollment

The Congressional Budget Office's latest budget estimate shows Obamacare's costs per beneficiary have exploded, as enrollment in Obamacare's broken exchanges collapses to 13 million people...

National School Choice Week: Cause for Celebration

Since the first private school voucher program in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1991, there have dramatic gains throughout the nation in education choice...


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