NCPA: Daily Policy Digest 12-16-2009

National Center for Policy Analysis

National Center for Policy Analysis

Daily Policy Digest

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

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Health Issues

COVERAGE MANDATES: "WE'LL TELL YOU WHAT YOU NEED"

Just 12 of the most common insurance mandates currently in place raise premium rates by as much as 30 percent, according to the National Center for Policy Analysis...

AMERICAN THINKER

Global Warming

THE TROUBLE WITH TUVALU

Unwilling to let the facts get in the way of a good handout, Tuvalu is demanding foreign aid from the United States and other developed nations in order to cope with global warming, say observers...

HERITAGE FOUNDATION

Privatization Issues

FEDERAL AGENCY SAYS WASTEFUL SPENDING "ALL GOOD"

We should look to privatize airport infrastructure, say observers...

CATO INSTITUTE/USA TODAY

Economic Issues

THE MILITARY-CONSUMER COMPLEX

Military technology used to filter down to consumers, now it's going the other way, say observers...

THE ECONOMIST

Education Issues

TEACHERS' UNIONS VS. PROGRESS -- AGAIN

Why does the New York state legislature oppose using data in any way that would identify ineffective teachers?...

MANHATTAN INSTITUTE

State and Local Issues

POLITICAL CAREERISM THE ROOT OF GROWING "ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT" EMPIRE

There are three major reasons why economic development programs do not work, say observers...

MACKINAC CENTER

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