Daily Policy Digest
|Technology and Economic Growth in the Information Age
The price tag for sending one trillion bits of information decreased from $150,000 to 17 cents in just 30 years, writes Stevi Knight...
|One in Five Physicians Say No to New Medicare Patients
21 percent of doctors are not taking new Medicare patients and 14 percent are not taking new privately insured patients, says John R. Graham...
|Beneficiary of Billions from Green Fuels Program Files for Creditor Protection
Another renewable energy company bites the dust after taking billions in U.S. tax dollars, writes Belinda Silva...
|Big Jump in Public Health Facilities Construction in October
Construction of public health facilities increased 4.3 percent in just one month, according to John R. Graham...
|Exporting U.S. Inflation
To mitigate the impact of the 2008 financial crisis the Federal Reserve adopted an expansionary monetary policy. However, this policy had some repercussions on the global economy...
|Texas Gold Is Coming Home
In June of 2015, Texas Governor Greg Abbot signed House Bill 483 which establishes the first state-level gold bullion and precious metal depository...
|Health Services Accounts for 30 Percent of all Services Growth
Health services spending grew 5.4 percent over the last four quarters...
|Renewable Fuel Standard Mandates, or Not?
According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), congressional mandates of renewable fuels cannot be achieved, saying "[T]he ambitious statutory targets in the Clean Air Act exceed real world conditions..."
|Broad Coalition Calls for Congress Not To Hand Health Insurers' Losses To Taxpayers
Two years ago, NCPA identified Obamacare's "risk corridors" as a vehicle through which the Administration would expose taxpayers to unlimited liability for insurers' losses in Obamacare...
|Common Core Ally Breaks Ranks
The backlash against Common Core has grown steadily since states first implemented the initiative...