Daily Policy Digest

Allen B. West Named CEO of National Center for Policy Analysis

The Board of Directors of the National Center for Policy Analysis has named Allen B. West the new CEO of the NCPA...

Transition Costs: A Pension Reform Myth

As governments across the country face trillions of dollars in unfunded liabilities in their public pension plans, policymakers have begun to suggest that governments transition from offering traditional defined-benefit plans to defined-contribution plans instead...

Government Wastes Your Money on Golf Courses, Manure Marketing

The Federal Aviation Administration spent $5 million to renovate a golf course in South Dakota...

Three Ways to Fix Dodd Frank

The 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act has a number of flaws, but the new Congress should at least enact three simple fixes...

A Three-Year College Degree?

With college costs (and student debt) rising, some schools are offering three-year bachelor's degree programs...

Why Citywide Minimum Wage Hikes Are a Bad Idea

Typically, a minimum wage is set by the state -- it is rare for a city to enact its own minimum wage...

What Obamacare Bills Might the President Be Willing to Sign?

With the GOP in control of the Senate, there will most likely be a vote to repeal Obamacare -- a vote that the president will most certainly veto...

Government Interference in the Energy Market Raises Prices

America is experiencing an energy boom, but the economic potential of America's energy sector is limited by onerous and unfair government regulation...

How Will the New Republican Majority Tackle Energy?

The Senate has not voted on an energy bill of substance since 2007...

Curing Medicare in Congress

The new Congress can take steps to reform the Medicare program and make it more financially sustainable...


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