Daily Policy Digest

Not All Income Tax-Free States Are Alike

Sales and property tax rates vary among the states with no income taxes, and some people may be better off by moving from one state to another...

Hospital Consolidation Has a Price

Hospital and physician practice consolidation can better coordinate care, but it also increases costs...

Is Adding 300,000 Jobs Unusual?

Pundits cheered this month when the Department of Labor announced 321,000 jobs were added in the month of November...

Work Requirement Exemptions Extended for 2015

Residents in 28 states will be exempted from work requirements to receive food stamps...

Spending Projections for Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security

$305 billion was spent on Medicaid this year, a figure that will skyrocket to $570 billion in 2024...

School Choice in Florida Helps Low-Income Families

Florida's school choice program has been under fire from unions since August, when the Florida Education Association and other groups filed lawsuits challenging the state's tax credit program...

State Rankings for Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Which state is best for small business and entrepreneurship? According to a new report from the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council, South Dakota tops the list...

The Vanishing Male Worker

Since the late 1960s, the portion of working-age men (between 25 and 54 years of age) who are out of the workforce has more than tripled...

Charging Drivers for Handicapped Parking Passes

Cities have begun charging drivers for handicapped tags...

Government Prohibits Beneficial Economic Activity

More economic activity results in a growing economy; when the government criminalizes beneficial activity, people suffer...


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