Tuesday, December 08, 2009

NCPA: Daily Policy Digest 12-08-2009

National Center for Policy Analysis

National Center for Policy Analysis

Daily Policy Digest

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

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Regulatory Issues

NEW FEDERAL REGULATIONS THREATEN SMALL BUSINESS ACCESS TO CREDIT

At a time when the economy is still struggling to recover, the last thing Congress ought to consider is an additional layer of regulation that could discourage new job creation, say Terry Neese, a Distinguished Fellow, and Bethany Lowe, a research assistant, both with the NCPA...

NATIONAL CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS

Global Warming

BUSINESS FUMES OVER CARBON DIOXIDE RULE

Government action to control greenhouse gas emission won't do much to combat climate change and is certain to come at a huge cost to the economy, says the National Association of Manufacturers...

WALL STREET JOURNAL

Health Issues

DEATH PANEL IN CALIFORNIA ENDS MAMMOGRAM SUBSIDIES FOR WOMEN BETWEEN 40 AND 50

Screening for breast cancer and having access to that screening saves lives, says Dr. Willie Goffney, a surgical cancer doctor who serves on the board of directors for the California division of the American Cancer Society...

LOS ANGELES TIMES

Health Issues

YET ANOTHER NEW ENTITLEMENT

Under the Community Living Assistance Service and Supports program, taxpayers bear the risk of a shortfall -- and shortfalls have appeared for every social insurance plan ever created by Washington, says David Gratzer, a Senior Fellow with the Manhattan Institute...

WASHINGTON TIMES

Economic Issues

STIFLING INNOVATION BY SUBSIDIZING IT

The Department of Energy should get out of the subsidy business -- and energy markets, say observers...

CATO INSTITUTE

Economic Issues

STOCK TRANSACTION TAX: YET ANOTHER TAX INCREASE

A tax on stock transactions will destroy jobs, say observers...

HERITAGE FOUNDATION

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