Daily Policy Digest

Training Wage Would Boost Teen Employment

Raising the minimum wage to $10 will keep teenagers out of jobs, as they have almost no experience and are not worth the higher hourly pay...

Student Loan Debt Affects Borrowers Differently

Those with the highest levels of debt often have the least amount of financial hardship...

Biofuel Mandate Will Raise Gas Prices

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has estimated that gasoline prices will increase by 13 cents to 26 cents per gallon by 2017 if the Renewable Fuels Standard remains unchanged...

The FDA Cannot Effectively Monitor the Medicine Supply System

A number of Indian pharmaceuticals have been withdrawn from the U.S. market...

Google Begins to Carry Out "Right to be Forgotten" Ruling

In compliance with a recent ruling from the European Court of Justice, Google has begun to remove search results from European web pages...

Why the "Rich" Can Get Richer Faster than the "Poor"

When low-income individuals move into higher income brackets, their newfound wealth is reflected in the upper income brackets that they reach, not in the lower income brackets that they leave behind...

A Case More Important than Hobby Lobby?

A case soon to be decided by the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals could pose a fundamental challenge to Obamacare...

North Carolina's Unemployment Benefit Experiment

North Carolina reduced its unemployment-insurance benefits and quit the federal extended-benefits unemployment program last year...

Permanently Banning the Internet Tax

The federal ban on state internet taxation is set to expire on October 31, 2014...

The Consequences of the "Great Society"

In the 50 years since the onset of the "Great Society," the United States has spent nearly $22 trillion and implemented 80 welfare programs...


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