Daily Policy Digest

Not So Fast! Taxpayers May Not Want to Pay for A New Football Stadium

Wherever the Washington team winds up, there is little doubt that taxpayers – both locally and across the nation – will be on the hook for much of the stadium's bill...

All New Legislation to be Dynamically Scored

Dynamic scoring is the idea that when estimating the budgetary impact of changes in tax policy, one should take into account changes to the economy induced by the policy change...

Could Competency-Based Education Deliver More Efficient Education?

Competency-Based Education is viewed by many as a potential means to deliver a more effective educational experience at a lower cost...

An Obamacare Loss in King v. Burwell Could Cost States $721 Billion

If the Court rules against the administration in the high-stakes case of King v. Burwell, an estimated 9.8 million people could become uninsured in states that rely on the federal exchange...

Have Millennials Been Robbed of Their Birthright?

This is the first generation of young Americans that our government systemically disfavors and the first generation whose prospects are lower than those of their parents...

"Tough on Crime" Laws Cost Taxpayers $80 Billion Annually

With high rates of recidivism, the broken incarceration system wastes taxpayer dollars, threatens the safety of our communities and demoralizes victims by leaving many offenders unaccountable...

Federal Spending Undermines People's Freedom

ECONOMY — Policymakers will have to make large spending cuts eventually, and the sooner the better to avoid accumulating more debt...

Supplemental Entrepreneurship Benefits Low and Moderate Income Households

Supplemental entrepreneurship comes with many advantages, including autonomy, lower stakes and the flexibility to scale depending on customer response...

Shale Revolution Boosts Income around $150 a Year

The fracking revolution has happened incredibly quickly, with natural gas output in the United States increasing by 25 percent in just six years...

National Charter School Week Recap

There is currently more than 6,700 schools serving around 3 million charter school students in the United States...


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