Daily Policy Digest

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...

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...


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