Daily Policy Digest

Taxpayers Footing Costs for Solar-Thermal Technology Failures

High-tech solar power projects are not living up to promises their backers made about how much electricity they could generate...

Americans See Value of Free-Market Due to Corporate Welfare Waste

Americans recognize the federal government does too many things that would be done better by individuals or businesses in the private sector...

Performance Based Funding Realigns Education Spending

Policymakers have turned to Performance Based Funding as a way to incentivize educational institutions to improve educational outcomes...

Farmers Hit Hard by the Estate Tax

American farmers and small business owners are hardest hit by the estate tax, while cash-rich Americans avoid it...

Congress Should Avoid Revenue Neutral Corporate Tax Reform

One of the main issues surrounding corporate-only tax reform is that it does not attempt to reform the tax code for the majority of businesses in the United States...

Declining Entrepreneurship Effects Economic Growth

The number of companies less than a year old has declined as a share of all businesses by nearly 44 percent between 1978 and 2012...

How New Orleans Made Charter Schools Work

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, 92.5 percent of public school students in New Orleans attend charters...

King v. Burwell: How Important is Obamacare's Individual Mandate?

Victory for King would make Obamacare policies in most of the country "unaffordable" and thereby relieve 11.1 million people of the individual mandate...

Obama's New Regulations to Cost $110 Billion

An American Action Forum (AAF) review of Obama's regulatory agenda found more than $110 billion in potential costs, with billions more in unknown burdens...

The House Funds Transportation and Housing

Republicans allotted $1.13 billion for Amtrak, down from $1.4 billion Congress approved for 2015. The sharp drop provoked heavy criticism from Democrats...


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