NCPA: Daily Policy Digest 10-15-2009

National Center for Policy Analysis

National Center for Policy Analysis

Daily Policy Digest

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Energy Issues

SOLAR STICKER SHOCK HITS WASHINGTON COUNTY

Solar power is an expensive alternative to traditional sources of energy, says H. Sterling Burnett, a senior fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis...

HEARTLAND INSTITUTE

Health Issues

CENSUS BUREAU UNINSURED NUMBERS RAISE QUESTIONS

Do supporters of government-run health care misuse Census figures for political purposes, asks Michael Cannon, director of health policy studies at the Cato Institute?...

HEARTLAND INSTITUTE/NATIONAL CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS

Health Issues

THE BAUCUS BILL IS A TAX BILL

Middle-class families would get hit with a double-digit increase in their marginal tax rate under the Baucus Bill, says Douglas Holtz-Eakin, former director of the Congressional Budget Office...

WALL STREET JOURNAL

Social Issues

NEW RESEARCH ON SPANKING MIGHT NEED A TIME OUT

Three new studies aim to settle the longstanding debate over spanking children, but statistical shortcomings persist, says Carl Bialik...

WALL STREET JOURNAL

State and Local Issues

LEGISLATURE SHOULD CALL THE LEAGUE'S BLUFF ON IMPACT FEE LAWSUIT THREAT

Impact fees are just special taxes on developers and when developers pass them along to future homebuyers, who never had a voice in local politics, they amount to taxation without representation, say observers...

GOLDWATER INSTITUTE

Education Issues

EFFECTS OF INTRODUCING KINDERGARTENS INTO PUBLIC SCHOOLS

State funding for kindergartens crowded out participation in federally funded early education, such as Head Start, among the poorest five-year olds, says Lester Picker...

NATIONAL BUREAU ON ECONOMIC RESEARCH

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