Daily Policy Digest

Immigration and Drought Threaten California's Economy

Twelve percent of the United States population lives in California, yet, staggeringly, over 30 percent of America's welfare recipients are located in the state...

School Choice on Display in Miami-Dade

More than half of the students in Miami-Dade County will attend schools that they themselves were able to choose...

DOT Issues New Rail Regulations for Oil

The Department of Transportation (DOT) recently unveiled new regulations intended to improve the safety of transporting crude oil by rail...

Keeping the EPA in Check by Cutting Funding

Congress can use the appropriations process and its power over funds to curb regulatory action...

Saving Money with School Choice

With a voucher program, for every student who left Tennessee's public school system on a scholarship, school districts would gain $612 on average...

Does It Always Cost $245,000 to Raise a Child?

The Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a report this week detailing just how much a household spends to raise a child...

Social Security Needs Real Reform

Social Security needs an injection of $15 trillion today in order to earn enough interest to pay recipients full benefits over the next 75 years...

Why Are Catalog Orders Not Taxed?

August 18 is National Mail Order Catalog Day, a day to honor August 18, 1872, when Montgomery Ward issued the country's first modern mail order catalog to the general public...

Education Poll Reveals Drop in Common Core Support

While 65 percent of the public supported the Common Core standards in 2013, that figure has dropped to 53 percent...

Misleading Info in Phoenix Pension Debate

Taxpayers will save up to $1.6 billion over 25 years if Phoenix's pension reform is put into place...


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