Daily Policy Digest

How Colleges Waste Health Fees

Health insurance at most colleges costs between $800 and $1,500 per year and student health fees vary, but it is unclear what students are getting for their money...

Labor Shortage Causing Higher Home Prices

While homebuilding markets are recovering in many cities, many contractors are having difficulty finding skilled workers. They have boosted worker pay in order to attract labor, passing those higher wage costs onto home buyers...

Post Office Shuts Down Innovative Startup

Outbox -- a mail digitizing service -- allowed customers to have their snail mail redirected to Outbox, opened, scanned and made available online or on their smartphone...

Which State Taxes Provide the Best Return on Investment?

Wyoming taxpayers ranked at the top of the list for their return on their tax investment...

Making Bonus Expensing Permanent

Low-income Americans would benefit most from bonus expensing, as it would increase the after-tax income of those earning less than $40,000 by more than 1 percent...

Is Disability Contributing to Women's Declining Employment?

The labor force participation rate for women is the lowest in more than a decade, and it has dropped from its 1999 peak of 60 percent down to 57.2 percent in 2012...

ObamaCare Creating Two-Tier System

Today, there are an estimated 4,400 concierge physicians -- 30 percent more than just last year...

Flat Income Taxes Don’t Endanger Public Finances or Create Inequality

States with progressive income taxes have higher inequality than those with other tax schemes...

Switching from Catholic Schools to Charters

The archdioceses of Indianapolis, Miami and Washington, D.C., have allowed their Catholic schools to reopen as independently managed, public charter schools...

U.S. Loses from Keystone Delay

In rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline, the U.S. has offended its most important ally and economic partner, Canada, instead opting to refine oil from countries across the globes that are not our allies...


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