Daily Policy Digest

Replace ObamaCare, Stat

The problems that ObamaCare is creating in the labor market would vanish with a uniform tax credit and no mandate, says John Goodman, president and CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis and a senior fellow with the Independent Institute...

Cash No Longer a Vehicle for Saving

With the Federal Reserve's zero interest rate policy and government incentives that encourage consumer spending, it is not realistic to expect savers to fuel economic growth because there is little reason to put money into savings, says R. David Ranson, a senior fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis...

Stop Basing Climate Policy on Invalid Models

Models alone are not science, and they are wildly deceptive foundations on which to base energy policy...

Students Seek Loans for Cash, Not Degree

The Education Department reported that at eight colleges with online programs, more than 42,000 students who received no class credits received an average of $5,285 in loans...

Looming Retirement Crisis

Sixty-six percent of American workers have saved less than $50,000 for retirement, while 28 percent have saved less than $1,000...

The TRICARE Quagmire

Only 58 percent of civilian providers accepted new TRICARE patients between 2008 and 2011, while 72 percent accepted new Medicaid patients and 96 percent accepted new commercially insured patients, says Jacob Casey, a research associate with the National Center for Policy Analysis...

Using Settlements to Advance Regulatory Agenda

The Environmental Protection Agency entered into more than 60 consent-decree settlements between 2009 and 2012, committing itself to publish more than 100 new regulations...

An Alternative to Higher Capital Requirements

While requiring larger levels of capital would reduce the risk of insolvency, there are other ways to deal with the problem -- specifically, incentivizing banks to make more prudent decisions and take on less risk in the first place...

Code Chaos

With changes to the health care coding system, the number of codes in the system will skyrocket from 17,000 to 155,000...

Anti-Standardized Testing Sentiment Spreads

An unusual coalition of Tea Party activists and progressive teachers has developed in opposition to standardized testing...


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