Daily Policy Digest

Conservative Solution for Expanding Education Opportunity

Policymakers have the chance to tap into the dynamism of innovators and the rich diversity of educational options emerging over the Internet, offered by a growing number of public and private entrepreneurs...

Working-Age Population Changes Impact Labor Markets

The Northeast and Midwest regions, in which 39 percent of the U.S. working-age population currently resides, are expected to experience a 3.0 percent decline in their working-age population in the coming 15 years...

Russia's Challenge

With no change in policy, average tax rates in Russia will close to double over the century...

How Congress, and the President, Can Win After King v. Burwell

A congressional response to King v. Burwell will be successful if President Obama signs a bill making at least one permanent change to the law that removes at least one of Obamacare's harmful effects...

Regulation Reform Can Boost Economic Growth

Sadly, there are strong reasons to believe U.S. economic growth will fall well short of the long-term historical trend...

U.S. Economy Would Surge by Lifting the Crude Oil Export Ban

Lifting the ban could contribute between $600 billion to $1.8 trillion to the U.S. economy and save drivers up to 12 cents a gallon...

Can the Petroleum Reserve Fund Our Highways?

The U.S. energy revival should force Congress to rethink some of its outdated policies, beginning with the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Let SPR, not taxpayers (corporate or individual), finance the Highway Fund...

Charter School States Setting Education Standard

Nearly all states without charter schools rank in the bottom half of the state education rankings...

Is Four Percent Economic Growth Out of the Question?

The average growth rate was four percent or higher 17 times in the rolling four-year periods since 1950. It can reach that goal again...

More Work, Less Welfare

The only way to truly reduce poverty and finally get the economy going again for working-class Americans is to create greater opportunity for the economically disadvantaged...


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