Daily Policy Digest

Has the ACA Slowed Health Care Spending Growth?

More recent data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis indicates that the recent slowdown in health spending from 2009 to 2012 may be reversing...

Court of Appeals Strikes Down Obamacare Subsidies

In a long-awaited decision, the D.C. Court of Appeals struck down an Internal Revenue Service Regulation granting subsidies to low-income purchasers of insurance on the federal exchange...

Tesla Prepared to Fight Long Battle against Car Dealers

As Tesla continues to enjoy massive popularity, car dealers are hoping to prevent the manufacturer from directly distributing its vehicles...

Large Retailers Provide Higher Wages, More Opportunities than Small Retailers

Big-box retailers have been criticized for offering low wages, but a report published by the National Bureau of Economic Research shows that the growth of large chains and retailers raises wage rates relative to smaller, mom-and-pop establishments...

Non-Compete Agreements Limit Growth

New companies are responsible for the majority of net new job creation, but non-compete agreements can keep individuals from moving in and out of jobs...

Can State Medical Boards Keep Competitors Out?

North Carolina's state dental board began issuing cease-and-desist letters to hygienists (not dentists) who were whitening consumers' teeth at spas and mall kiosks...

A Plan to Replace the EPA

Jay Lehr, science director at the Heartland Institute, has a five-year plan to replace the Environmental Protection Agency with 50 state agencies...

Houses Built Under FEMA Guidelines Suffer More Damage

Houses that are built according to FEMA guidelines suffer more property damage during hurricanes than homes built prior to the guidelines...

Income Boost from Right to Work Laws

Currently, 26 states allow unions to force new employees to join unions or pay union dues. But 24 states have Right to Work (RTW) laws, which grant workers the right not to join unions and pay dues as a condition of their employment...

Congress Looks at Three Education Bills

Congress is looking at reauthorizing the Higher Education Act (HEA), but, rather than doing a major overhaul of the HEA, lawmakers are tackling education reform in small pieces...


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