Daily Policy Digest

Obama Tax Credit Would Do Little to Help Families

President Obama is proposing to give families with two earners a $500 tax credit...

New Regulations Hit Consumers

For every day that the federal government spent open in 2014, it published a staggering $726 million in new regulatory costs...

Supreme Court Rules against Arkansas' Anti-Beard Policy

In Holt v. Hobbs, the Court ruled that a state policy prohibiting inmates from growing beards violated a plaintiff's religious liberty...

New Law Enforcement Radars Pose Fourth Amendment Questions

There are now devices that allow law enforcement officers to "see" inside buildings and homes...

Capital Gains Taxes Should Go Down, Not Up

The president wants to raise the top tax rate on capital gains and dividends to 28 percent...

Growing Numbers of Americans Are Receiving Means-Tested Benefits

From 1963 to 2013, government transfers from entitlements were the fastest growing source of personal income...

UK Shows Problem with Government-Rationed Care

Britain's National Health Service has announced that patients will no longer have access to six breast cancer drugs...

Making College Free Is Not an Answer

President Obama has proposed two years of free community college for students who enroll at least part time and who maintain a GPA of 2.5...

More Americans Are Single Today than Ever Before

Unmarried mothers are responsible for more than 40 percent of all births...

Retiree Health Care Benefits Massively Underfunded

Just 11 states in the country have funded more than 10 percent of their retiree health care liabilities...


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