Daily Policy Digest

Residents and Businesses Flee California

California lost 410,000 residents to Nevada and Arizona between 2000 and 2010, taking nearly $12 billion in adjusted growth income with them...

Health Effects of Graduating During a Bad Economy

A higher unemployment rate at graduation is associated with lower income, lower life satisfaction, greater obesity and more smoking and drinking later in life...

Uneven Recovery Across States

While nationally, state tax revenue has recovered since the recession, twenty-six states are still struggling to reach peak revenue levels...

EPA Greenhouse Regulations Could Cost $50 Billion Annually

A Chamber of Commerce study estimates that EPA regulations could reduce coal-fired energy capabilities by one-third nationally and could cost as many as 224,000 jobs annually through 2030...

Overregulation Hurts Job Creation and Economic Growth

According to entrepreneurs, regulatory burdens, complexity and uncertainty are dampening their ability to launch new businesses and create jobs...

Debunking the Biggest Obamacare Myths

For years, the Obama administration has propagated a number of popular myths about Obamacare. But despite promises, millions of Americans have already lost their health coverage due to the law...

Explaining the Wage Gender Gap

Differences in male and female compensation are the product of education, choice of occupation, hours worked, experience, non-cash benefits and career interruptions...

Government Loans Cost Taxpayers More Than Expected

The CBO's current accounting method makes government programs appear less expensive because they do not include the full costs of the risks associated with such loans. On the other hand, a "fair-value" accounting approach produces quite different results...

Regulators Target For-Profit Colleges

For-profit schools enroll 13 percent of all higher education students, but investigations are underway to determine whether the schools have misled students about the strength of their programs...

The Free Market Leads to Better Health Care Outcomes

The VA budget could be divided into equal shares for every veteran, allowing them to purchase private insurance and use Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), which maximize patient choice and control over their care and their money...


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