Daily Policy Digest

Why Are the Budget Reforms Important?

U.S. public debt, which has the largest share of the debt, doubled since before the Great Recession...

Permanent Solution for the Highway Trust Fund

Members of Congress and the President are pursuing unsound tax policy as a temporary fix to the Highway Trust Fund...

Public Schools or Charter Schools: Who is Likely to See Students Transferring Out?

Students who do not perform well in school are more likely to leave and change schools multiple times...

The Cost of the Renewable Fuel Standard to Motorists

Congress has imposed a de facto fuel tax on American motorists by forcing them to consume fuel that is more expensive than gasoline on an energy-equivalent basis...

Social Security Disability Awards Reform Can Restore Dignity and Efficacy to the System

Over the past decade, judicial impartiality has declined significantly, as many administrative-law judges uncritically approve most Social Security Disability claims...

Solution to Wage Stagnation: Innovation

The reason why advanced industries do not have a wage stagnation is that they are distinguished by their strong orientation to technology, innovation and skilled workers to develop and scale up new products...

Solar and Wind Power vs. Fossil Fuels

Subsidizing wealthy crony capitalists to build low-density, low-output, capital-intensive, land-hungry renewable energy schemes, while telling the poor to give up the dream of getting richer through fossil fuels, will not work...

Are All-Charter School Districts the Answer to Failing Schools?

New Orleans charter schools deliver five months of extra learning per year when compared to traditional public schools...

Seven Things Congress Can Do to Balance the Budget

Congress could adopt a joint budget resolution that reveals to the American people just how Congress intends to put the budget on a path to balance...

Amtrak Should Be Privatized

Privatizing Amtrak is the only option certain to prevent billions of taxpayer dollars from being wasted while providing the benefits that accompany competitive services...


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