Daily Policy Digest

Government Issues

Federal Agencies Ignore Recommendations to Improve Efficiency, Fraud, Waste

The GAO warned the government in 1996 that domestic airlines could be targeted by terrorists without better passenger screening -- five years before the attacks of September 11, 2001...

The Effect of Broken Windows Policing in New York City

The Broken Windows theory is the idea that maintaining order reduces crime…...

Americans' Sense of Civic Duty Declining

A new poll from the Associated Press and research company GfK reveals that Americans' attitudes toward civic duties are changing...

Victims File Lawsuit against Gun Manufacturer

The families of nine Newtown shooting victims have now filed a lawsuit against makers and sellers of the AR-15...

California Forces Small Winery to Shut Down

California prohibits for-profit businesses from using volunteer labor...

Millennials Leaving the Government Workforce

According to a report in the Washington Post, just 7 percent of Americans employed by the federal government were under the age of 30...

Charging Drivers for Handicapped Parking Passes

Cities have begun charging drivers for handicapped tags...

Amending the Constitution through a Convention of States

Article V of the Constitution sets out two ways to amend the Constitution...

How to Reform Federal Regulations

With a new Congress convening in January, how can lawmakers tackle regulatory reform?...

DOJ Looks to Regulate Movie Theaters

The Department of Justice is proposing to amend the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to require movie theaters to offer closed captioning services for the deaf...


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