Daily Policy Digest

Controversy Surrounding Wind Power's Potential

The methodology behind how the White House derived the statistics on wind energy are not known and highly suspect...

RFS Did Nothing to Reduce Dependence on Foreign Oil or Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The energy content of ethanol is less than gasoline, so vehicles running on 10 percent ethanol and 90 percent gasoline will generally get 3 to 4 percent fewer miles per gallon than if they were running on pure gasoline...

U.S. Trade Deficit Narrows in February

Exports decreased 1.6 percent from January to $186.25 billion, while imports fell 4.4 percent to $221.69 billion...

The Lee-Rubio Tax Plan: A Step in the Right Direction

The Lee-Rubio tax plan would reduce the complexity of the tax system and eliminate taxes on the productive activities of saving and investment...

The Unemployed are not the Only People Applying for Jobs

Every month, millions of workers search for new jobs although they already have one...

The Fed's Support of Asset Prices and Low Rates leads to Slow Economic Growth

U.S. GDP growth is still sluggish, registering only 2.3 percent last year and expected to reach a mere 2.5 percent this year...

Will Texas Set the Standard for School Choice?

This year, lawmakers should seize the opportunity to leapfrog other states by enacting universal educational freedom, putting Texas in a position of leadership...

Will Arkansas be the 25th State to Adopt School Choice?

HB 1552 affirms that a private school participating in the program remains autonomous and is not an agent of the state or of an Arkansas school district...

Is Obamacare Winning Over Republican Lawmakers?

Last week's overwhelming bipartisan support in the House of Representatives for a deal to lock in Obamacare's way of paying doctors sends a terrible signal...

Reassessing the Antiquities Act

The Department of the Interior is responsible for maintaining antiquities, however they are currently running at least a $13.5 billion deficit...


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