Even if most policymakers and members of the public instinctively understand the wisdom of President Kennedy’s words, tax rates are set to go way up, not down, next year because of the scheduled ex
With fiscal stimulus off the table in a divided Congress, the uncertainty of tax hikes next year, and burdensome regulations discouraging investment, the economy faces substantial uncertainty
Public school teachers in the United States are famously difficult to dismiss: after three years, most receive tenure—after a brief, subjective evaluation process where nearly none receive negative
For two decades, the domestic wind-energy sector has enjoyed a lucrative subsidy known as the production tax credit (PTC).
In 1980, Massachusetts capped local property tax growth at 2.5 percent each year.
Public-sector unions are vastly different than other interest groups because of laws granting them unique access to political privilege and money, writes Daniel DiSalvo in a report for the Manhatta
Directional drilling and hydraulic fracturing have unlocked vast new reserves of natural gas in the United States.
The increasingly important role of prescription medicines as both complements to and substitutes for other medical procedures, as well as rising costs for newer and more effective medicines, has pr
Comparing Public and Private Health Insurance: Would a Single Payer System Save Enough to Cover the Uninsured?
Author Benjamin Zycher, Senior Fellow at the Center for Medical Progress at the Manhattan Institute writes;
Older Drugs, Shorter Lives? An Examination of the Health Effects of the Veterans Health Administration Formulary
This paper examines access to new drugs under the pharmacy benefits management system of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA).