Daily Policy Digest

Universal Savings Accounts Could Improve Financial Planning

In Canada, the government's new budget increased the annual contribution limit on Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs) from $5,500 to $10,000...

Federal Oversight Misses the Runway on Air Travel Improvements

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expects the number of passengers carried annually to reach a record-high 775.8 million by fiscal year 2015...

Out-Of-Pocket Spending Surges Under Obamacare

Out-of-pocket spending on health care declined for decades—until the Affordable Care Act kicked in...

North Carolina Pursues Higher Education Reform

The University of North Carolina system needs to be more transparent. In addition, more attention should be directed to reducing the cost of a university education by making the system more efficient...

When It Comes to Health Coverage, Employers Insure More Than Obamacare

Some 3.6 million workers lost their employer-based benefits and got dumped onto exchanges...

Imports a Boon to the United States Economy

Historically, the highest levels of U.S. employment growth tend to have occurred during periods when U.S. imports exceeded exports...

Could Lower Taxes Replace the Child Tax Credit?

The Child Tax Credit currently provides over $57 billion in benefits to taxpayers...

Heavy Enforcement Has Negative Effects on FHA Mortgage Market

Overly aggressive, unnecessary enforcement of the False Claims Act and FIRREA is constraining access to credit...

The Federal Reserve's Lackluster Record Good Reason to Reform

The Fed has strayed so far from the classic prescription for a lender of last resort—to provide short-term funds to solvent institutions at penalty rates—it strains all reason to suggest that it has successfully fulfilled that function...

Next Generation Science Standards Make Progress in School Districts, not states

So far, just 13 states and the District of Columbia have formally adopted the Next General Science Standards...


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