NCPA: Daily Policy Digest 1-28-2010

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Daily Policy Digest

Thursday, January 28, 2010

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Taxes

ECONOMIC AND FISCAL EFFECTS OF THE ESTATE TAX

The economy, the pretax and post-tax incomes of workers, savers, and investors, and federal, state and local revenue would all be higher if the estate tax was eliminated, says Stephen J. Entin, President and Executive Director of the Institute for Research on the Economics of Taxation...

NATIONAL CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS

Federal Spending & Budget Issues

THE SPENDING "FREEZE" THAT ISN'T

High taxes are clearly bad for the U.S. economy, says Edward P. Lazear, Chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers from 2006-2009 and a professor at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business and a Hoover Institution fellow...

WALL STREET JOURNAL

Global Warming

CREATING A CLIMATE OF FRAUD

The U.N.'s panel on climate change reports should be neutral with respect to policy, say observers...

INVESTOR'S BUSINESS DAILY

Unions

UNIONIZED GOVERNMENT WORKERS

Collective bargaining gives government employees the power to tell voters how to spend their tax dollars instead of the other way around, says James Sherk of the Heritage Foundation...

INVESTOR'S BUSINESS DAILY

Federal Spending & Budget Issues

PBS SHOULD BE CUT

The idea that public broadcasting must be preserved to give access to the arts and education to the disadvantaged is a romantic myth, say observers...

WASHINGTON TIMES

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