NCPA: Daily Policy Digest 1-4-2010

National Center for Policy Analysis

National Center for Policy Analysis

Daily Policy Digest

Monday, January 4, 2010

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Economic Issues

ROTH 2010: SHOULD YOU CONVERT?

Before deciding to convert a traditional Individual Retirement Account to a Roth IRA, there are a few important things to consider, say Pamela Villarreal, a Senior Policy Analyst, and Bethany Lowe, a Legislative Assistant, both with the NCPA...

NATIONAL CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS

Energy Issues

NUCLEAR POWER AND THE U.S. ENERGY FUTURE

At current rates of consumption with present technologies, uranium reserves in the United States can supply all of the world's existing nuclear reactors for 300 years, say Sterling Burnett, a Senior Fellow, and James Franko, a Legislative Assistant, both with the NCPA...

NATIONAL CENTER FOR POLICY ANALYSIS

State and Local Issues

TEXAS SHOWS ITS SWAGGER IN NEW POPULATION ESTIMATES

Texas has many lessons for public policy, says Michael Barone, a senior political analyst for the Washington Examiner...

JEWISH WORLD REVIEW

Education Issues

HIGH-FLYING HOME-SCHOOLERS

Home-schooled students score 34 to 39 percentage points above the average standardized test score, according to a report by the National Home Education Research Institute...

MACKINAC CENTER

Crime

MORE GUNS, LESS CRIME IN '09

In a year when they binged on buying guns and ammunition, Americans had less murder, robbery, rape and property crime in 2009, according to an FBI report...

AMERICAN THINKER

Economic Issues

PUBLIC EMPLOYEES LIVING LARGER THAN EVER AS ECONOMY STRUGGLES

Government workers are doing quite well, despite a struggling economy and high unemployment rates, says Steven M. Greenhut, director of the Investigative Journalism Center and News Bureau at the Pacific Research Institute...

GOLDWATER INSTITUTE

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