Daily Policy Digest

Reforming the Public Sector

It has been 70 years since federal agencies were last reorganized, and bureaucrats have not reexamined structures and practices that are no longer relevant...

College Graduates Struggling for Financial Independence

Half of the graduates from the University of Arizona still rely on their families for financial support two years out of college...

Americans Fear Not Having Enough Money for Retirement

More than 40 percent of retirees are at risk of not having enough money for daily needs, out-of-pocket health expenses or long-term care...

Understanding the Dilemma of Substandard Drugs

Eighty percent of drug ingredients and 40 percent of final drug products come from overseas, and concerns have emerged about quality and fraud...

Teacher Tenure: Unconstitutional?

Only 3 percent of public school teachers in California are ranked "highly effective," with 8,250 bad teachers educating 206,250 students every day...

The Impact of Obamacare on Small Business

Small businesses are facing a series of cost-increasing regulations that will ultimately affect all business operations, including hiring, employee compensation and business growth...

Reimbursing Doctors for Discussing End-of-Life Care

Medicare may begin reimbursing doctors for discussing end-of-life issues with patients...

IRS Threatens to Expand an Obsolete Tax

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has spent years battling the now-bankrupt company WorldCom over telephone excise taxes...

Preventing Military Identity Theft

For years, service members' Social Security numbers were printed on their military ID cards...

50 Years of Federal Intervention in Education

Today's 17-year-old students perform no better in reading and math than did 17-year-olds in the 1970s...


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