NCPA: Daily Policy Digest 10-28-2009

National Center for Policy Analysis

National Center for Policy Analysis

Daily Policy Digest

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

State and Local Issues

ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK

A new study says taxes are driving people away from New York...

EMPIRE CENTER FOR NEW YORK STATE POLICY/WALL STREET JOURNAL

Health Issues

THE MALPRACTICE PROBLEM

We can't have health care reform without tort reform, says Dr. Stanley Goldfarb, the associate dean of clinical education at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine...

WEEKLY STANDARD

Health Issues

PENALTIES FOR NO INSURANCE

Taxes or fines could be thousands of dollars a year for individuals and families who don't have health insurance if any of the health care overhauls currently being debated pass, say observers...

ASSOCIATED PRESS/TOWNHALL.COM

Health Issues

AARP: REFORM ADVOCATE AND INSURANCE SALESMAN

Why is a popular seniors group lobbying for a government-run health care bill that will pad their own executives' pockets at the expense of its own members and other vulnerable seniors, ask critics?...

WASHINGTON POST

State and Local Issues

WHY CALIFORNAI IS IN FAST LANE TO INSOLVENCY

California's fiscal house of cards was collapsing but the state's purchasing agents were conducting business as usual, say observers...

SACRAMENTO BEE

Social Issues

THIS IS YOUR BRAIN WITHOUT DAD

Scientists are now finding that growing up without a father actually changes the way your brain develops...

INSTITUTE OF BIOLOGY AT OTTO VON GUERICKE UNIVERSITY/WALL STREET JOURNAL

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