Daily Policy Digest

World Income Inequality and Poverty Are In Decline

Inequality in market and disposable income are steadily increasing in the US, and compared to similarly wealthy countries, the US redistributes comparatively less...

It Is Time to Lift America's Crude Oil Export Ban

Cash-strapped oilmen would like to sell their product abroad and are lobbying to lift the crude oil ban...

Housing Bust Accounts For the Slow Economic Recovery

Bank lending in advanced economies quadrupled in the second half of the 20th century, from about 30 percent of GDP in 1945 to about 120 percent of GDP just before the 2008 global financial crisis...

Boehner and Pelosi's Medicare Doc Fix to Cost Billions

H.R.2 bill increases spending on the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) by almost $40 billion...

The Burr-Hatch-Upton Plan v. The Affordable Care Act

If the plaintiffs succeed in overturning ACA's health insurance subsidies, it could pave the way for the Patient CARE Act to be inaugurated as a viable alternative to many ACA mandates...

DPAs and NPAs in 2014

Total fines and penalties collected under DPAs and NPAs in 2014 totaled $5.1 billion...

The Business License Fee Proposal in Nevada Is Not Wise

The Business License Fee proposal projects to raise $438 million in additional revenue over the biennium, primarily to fund Governor Brian Sandoval's (R) proposed expansion of education spending...

Chinese Leaders' Choices between Aggression and Accommodation Are Important

GDP rankings demonstrate a large economy itself does not automatically translate into global political influence...

Are House Republicans Wrong on Health Reform?

Unfortunately, the House's SGR package misses an opportunity to solve Medicare's underlying problems...

Debate on Texas' Recent Tax Cut Package

For the sake of Texans' opportunity to prosper today and in the future, particularly the working poor, this is the moment in the state's history to put the margin tax on a path to elimination...


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