Daily Policy Digest
|Explaining the Fall (And Possible Rebirth) of Doctors' House Calls
House calls made up 40 percent of U.S. doctors' visits in the 1940s, before going into decline in the 1960s. These days, they comprise less than one percent of consultations...
|Part One of John Allison Interview
John Allison speaks with TV host Dennis McCuistion about the financial crisis...
|An Affordable Health Care System Would Look Nothing Like Obamacare
Reforming our dysfunctional health care system requires more than high deductibles plans and HSAs...
|"Arne Duncan Pinpoints Where Schools Fail": Not!!
Arne Duncan missed an exit interview opportunity to abandon political correctness and identify America’s true school system reform imperatives, writes John Merrifield...
|Defining Meaningful Tax Reform
There are two opposing standards of tax equity -- one based on the accretion standard for measuring income, the other based on the consumption standard, says David Tuerck and James Angelini of Beacon Hill Institute...
|The Sad Truth About Why College Degrees Have Become More Valuable
Students now need to spend big bucks on higher education to get them just past where they could have been with high school effectiveness at the "Nation at Risk" level of the early 1980's...
|New EPA Employee Bonuses Spark OIG Investigation
In a November 30th investigative report by the Office of Inspector General (OIG), the OIG hotline received an anonymous call stating a new EPA Director of Finance requested a $250,000 reimbursement of relocation costs...
|The Come Back of the One-Room Schoolhouse
The range of exciting school options continues to expand…oddly enough, in Texas where school choice legislation has been thwarted by those who oppose competition to government run schools...
|Ohio's Tax Reform
Ohio's tax reform has made the state more competitive with its immediate neighbors, particularly for renting households...
|Hospitals Dominate Health Jobs in November
Hospital jobs, which increased 13,000, comprised over half the growth in health jobs in November, writes John R. Graham.