Daily Policy Digest

Open Skies Agreements Lead to Airfare Savings

Open Skies Agreements have lowered airfare 15 percent and increased international flight operations for consumers...

The Demise of Traditional Hydro-Power

While the federal government owns only 8 percent of the total number of hydroelectric facilities, it accounts for 52 percent of total hydro generation due to the large size of its facilities...

Unions Want Exemption from the Minimum Wage Hikes They Fought For

Rather than caring about low-income Americans, unions care about their own power...

Economic Growth Sluggish in 2015

There was a decline in consumer confidence during the beginning of 2015...

Older Entrepreneurs Leading the Way

Since the 1990s, entrepreneurship has become especially pronounced among older households...

How India Can Address the Risk of Rising Oil Prices

Due to the limitations of financial hedging, India will also need to start buying oil fields to gain more control over the markets...

Cities, Not States, To Foot Incarceration Costs

Jails across the nation currently hold 730,000 people, which is more than three times what they held in 1983...

Innovation Teaching Methods Key to STEM Growth

It is a great time to be a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) major in Texas...

Obama Injects the Solar Industry with $32 Million

Some $12 million will go toward projects to train solar technicians and provide information about solar power to other professionals in related fields such as real estate, insurance, finance and fire and safety...

Department of Energy Says No to Expanding Nuclear Capabilities

Although the nuclear industry accounts for 19 percent of U.S. electricity needs, the U.S. government has impeded the deĀ¬velopment of a healthy, competitive nuclear sector...


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