Daily Policy Digest

Consumers Saved $248 Billion in 2013 Thanks to Fracking

According to a new study from ICF International, American consumers saved somewhere between $63 and $248 billion thanks to horizontal drilling and fracking technologies...

Gas Station Owners Suffer from Ethanol Mandate

If refiners are required to use even more ethanol in their products, gas stations are going to have to find a way to accommodate the fuel, as traditional infrastructure cannot handle the newer blends with the higher ethanol content...

New Rule from the Department of Education Threatens Educational Options

The Department of Education has issued new rules that penalize colleges whose students are not finding employment...

Is Obamacare Really Causing a Health Spending Slowdown?

Last week, President Obama bragged that health care inflation has fallen each year since the passage of the Affordable Care Act...

Education Reform Options for 2015

With a Republican majority in both houses, what might happen in education reform come 2015?...

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...


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