Daily Policy Digest

Medicare Drug Plans Need the Tools to Fight Fraud

There is little that Part D drug plans can do to combat prescription drug abuse...

Minimum Wage Supporters Tout Misleading Jobs Figures

The fact that some states that raised their minimum wages saw increased job growth is no indication that the wage hikes caused that growth...

Injecting Work Incentives into the Social Security Disability Program

Many individuals enrolled in the SSDI program are actually able to work, at least to some degree, but they choose not to for fear of losing SSDI benefits...

Holding onto Stocks during the Recession Yielded Benefits

From 2009 to the present, stock values have almost tripled...

Wyoming Ranks Best, New Jersey Worst, for Business Taxes

The Tax Foundation has released its annual business tax climate index, ranking the fifty states for the strength of their tax systems for business...

Minimum Wage Leads to Benefit Cuts, Unemployment

How does the minimum wage remain so popular if it has such negative effects? Most people only see the paychecks that rise, while few see the negative effects that follow...

Fixing the Doc Fix

Medicare already reimburses doctors less than private plans. In 2013, 28 percent of Medicare patients had difficulty finding a new doctor...

Reforming Italy's Labor Laws

Firing a worker in Italy for poor performance is incredibly difficult, and employers have to convince a judge that there is no alternative option available...

Fixing the Tax Code

Full of mismatched incentives, the American tax code is in dire need of reform, yet there has been relatively little pressure from families on Congress to make necessary changes...

Michigan Bans Tesla Sales

The state of Michigan has banned the sale of Teslas, a move which will only hurt Michigan residents...


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