Daily Policy Digest

Pension Reform in Rhode Island

Rhode Island's pension reform bill is estimated to save the state $4 billion over the next 25 years...

Better Budget Rules Could Lead to Reform

A constitutional rule would be the best way to fix Congress's budget enforcement problem and would impose some external enforcement on legislators that would be difficult to circumvent...

New Rules to Deprive Seniors of Drugs, Doctors

New regulations proposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will not cover prescriptions for seniors if they receive those prescriptions from doctors not participating in Medicare...

United States Ranks behind Rwanda in Ease of Creating New Business

The United States ranked 20th in ease of starting a new business among the 189 countries that were studied...

Should Take-and-Bake Pizza Be Taxed?

Twenty-four states currently follow the Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board's taxing guidelines, but they cannot agree on the proper way to tax uncooked food sold in restaurants...

Health Care Costs Dropping Due to Health Savings Accounts, Not ObamaCare

A 2012 study by the Rand Corporation found that national health costs would drop by nearly $60 billion if half of all American workers used Health Savings Account plans, says Peter Ferrara, a senior fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis...

Reviving the Economy

Weak economic growth in the United States today is the result of costly regulations that have reduced incentives to hire along with an unpredictable, and unsuccessful, federal monetary policy...

Medicare Program Overpaid Billions Last Year

Medicare's Fee-For-Service program alone has a 10.1 percent "improper payments" rate, and it is only one of several government programs that have wasted billions of dollars each year...

Cities Going Broke Across America

Most municipalities face financial crises not due to one unlucky event but due to a pattern of financial mismanagement and negligence, and a poor, antigrowth environment...

Small Business Owners Staying Away From ObamaCare

Some states have launched online health insurance exchanges for Small Business Health Option Plans under ObamaCare, but enrollment has been low -- only 5,000 employees in New York have signed up for the plans...


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