Daily Policy Digest
|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.
|Healthy People Needed to Prop Up Obamacare Ponzi Scheme
The Affordable Care Act contains no cost control, writes NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick...
|Teacher Pay -- A Scarcity Issue?
Across the United States there are more teachers than education positions, allowing teacher pay to decrease in order to meet the market demand...
|Redefining Jobs Down: Managers, Salaried Workers and Overtime Pay
In 2016, millions of professional and salaried American workers will be effectively reclassified as hourly workers and eligible for mandatory overtime pay due to a change in U.S. Department of Labor regulations...
|The Politicization of American Universities
American universities have become politicized to the extent that academic standards have been plunging...
|Connected Care Cuts Costs; But Can It Overcome Inertia?
"Connected care" technologies cut costs. Yet, uptake so far has been limited.
|U.S. House Energy Bill
The 2015 energy bill would modernize energy infrastructure, build a 21st century energy and manufacturing workforce, bolster America's energy security and diplomacy and promote energy efficiency and government accountability.