Daily Policy Digest

Exchange Plans a Bad Deal for Doctors

A number of doctors are choosing not to participate in Obamacare exchange health plans in the upcoming year...

California Ballot Proposition Would Increase Health Costs by $9.9 Billion

Next week, California voters will have to make up their minds on Proposition 46, a ballot measure that could increase medical care costs...

Married, Intact Families Yield Higher Incomes

If the United States had a married parenthood rate at the same level that it had in 1980, the median income of families with children would increase by 44 percent...

What's Causing Wage Stagnation?

Adjusting for inflation, wages between July 2009 -- when America's post-recession recovery began -- and August 2014 have barely changed...

What Does the Drop in Gas Prices Mean for the Economy?

Just a one-cent drop in the price of gas saves consumers $1.4 billion during a year...

Medicare Drug Plans Need the Tools to Fight Fraud

There is little that Part D drug plans can do to combat prescription drug abuse...

Minimum Wage Supporters Tout Misleading Jobs Figures

The fact that some states that raised their minimum wages saw increased job growth is no indication that the wage hikes caused that growth...

Injecting Work Incentives into the Social Security Disability Program

Many individuals enrolled in the SSDI program are actually able to work, at least to some degree, but they choose not to for fear of losing SSDI benefits...

Holding onto Stocks during the Recession Yielded Benefits

From 2009 to the present, stock values have almost tripled...

Wyoming Ranks Best, New Jersey Worst, for Business Taxes

The Tax Foundation has released its annual business tax climate index, ranking the fifty states for the strength of their tax systems for business...


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