NCPA: Daily Policy Digest 11-19-2009

National Center for Policy Analysis

National Center for Policy Analysis

Daily Policy Digest

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Energy Issues

GREEN JOBS: HOPE OR HYPE?

The high cost of green energy has driven energy-intensive Spanish industries to countries with lower energy costs, according to report...

NATIONAL CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS

Health Issues

WARNING LABEL: PELOSICARE IS HAZARDOUS TO YOUR HEALTH

The House health bill is neither safe nor effective. If it were medicine, the Food and Drug Administration would have to ban it, says Michael F. Cannon, director of health policy studies with the Cato Institute...

ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER

Economic Issues

U.S. PUBLIC DEBT TOPS 12 TRILLION DOLLARS FOR FIRST TIME

The ballooning U.S. public debt reflects the massive deficit spending by the government in an effort to revive an ailing economy over more than one year, say observers...

YAHOO.COM

Trade Issues

TRADE IMPASSE HINDERS ECONOMIC PROGRESS

President Obama should signal U.S. commitment to free trade by ratifying the South Korea free trade agreement, says researcher Bruce Klingner...

HERITAGE FOUNDATION

Health Issues

NANCY PELOSI'S HEALTH CARE REFORM JUGGERNAUT

The Pelosi health care bill will hurt not only drug makers, but patients too, say Henry I. Miller, a fellow at the Hoover Institution, and Jeff Stier, an associate director of the American Council on Science and Health...

FORBES.COM

Legal Issues

TO REVIVE NEW YORK'S ECONOMY, ATTACK LAWSUIT ABUSE

Lawsuit reform would jump-start New York's economy, increasing state output $17 billion annually, say Lawrence J. McQuillan, director of business and economic studies at the Pacific Research Institute, and Mark Kriss, executive director of New Yorkers for Lawsuit Reform...

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

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