Daily Policy Digest

Wasted Tax Dollars

A close look at the federal budget reveals a number of ridiculous spending projects...

Battle of the Juices

The Supreme Court announced that juice maker POM Wonderful may proceed with its false advertising lawsuit against Coca-Cola...

License Requirements Hinder Small Businesses

Utah, Idaho, Kansas, Virginia and Texas were ranked the top states for small business-friendly licensing requirements...

Executive Order Makes More Students Eligible for Lenient Loan Repayment

President Obama signed an executive order last week to make more graduates eligible for lenient student loan repayment...

A Breakdown of Medicaid Spending

In 1990, state and federal spending on the Medicaid program was $72.2 billion; by 2010, Medicaid spending had reached a staggering $401.5 billion...

Rubber-Stamping Disability Claims

The Fiscal Times reports that some judges are approving disability insurance at an alarming rate, often approving claims without holding hearings...

Regulators Target Uber and Lyft

As services like Uber and Lyft have emerged, regulators have swooped in to try to limit their ability to operate and compete with traditional services, insisting that they need regulation in order to protect consumers...

Union Strike Threat Based on Unfair Demands

Seven Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) unions are threatening to strike until they receive higher pay...

Rubio's Plan to Modernize Retirement Security

Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) recently outlined a proposal that modernizes national retirement security policies by stabilizing Social Security...

Tax Chaos Due to Obamacare Subsidies

Obamacare's confusing subsidies, fines and the implementation of previously delayed mandates will make the 2015 tax season chaotic...


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