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  • Nov 17, 2014

    Money-Saving Ideas for Wisconsin Health and Pension Programs

    NCPA & MacIver Institute Briefings: Looking Out for WI’s Bottom Line

    NCPA:With the cost of Wisconsin’s public employee health and retiree benefits on the rise and a population “aging in place,” Wisconsin must continue to proactively search for efficient ways to provide public services. The National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) and Wisconsin’s own John K. MacIver Institute for Public Policy will outline Wisconsin’s options for reducing costs and improving benefits in policy briefings in Madison and Milwaukee, Wednesday, November 19th and Thursday, November 20th, respectively.

  • Nov 13, 2014

    Political Correspondent Byron York in Dallas Dec. 2

    Conservative Columnist to Speak at NCPA Luncheon

    NCPA: Washington Examiner Chief Political Correspondent Byron York will analyze the impact of the 2014 midterm elections – and what they could mean for the next presidential race – in Dallas on Tuesday, December 2nd, as part of the National Center for Policy Analysis’ Hatton W. Sumners Distinguished Lecture Series.

  • Nov 12, 2014

    Cutting Common Core’s Teacher Accountability Hurts

    Linking Teacher Evaluations to Student Performance Vital: NCPA

    NCPA: If implementing Common Core means suspending teacher accountability, the standards will be a disservice to both our children and our education system, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Research Fellow Lloyd Bentsen IV and Research Associate Helm MacNeil Dobbins.

  • Nov 12, 2014

    Pros and Cons of Common Core: NCPA

    NCPA Interim President and CEO Dennis McCuistion Interviews Education Experts on the Controversial Common Core State Standards

    NCPA: To update today’s NCPA Common Core report, National Center for Policy Analysis Interim President and CEO Dennis McCuistion recently interviewed a panel of experts on the formation and implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). CCSS, the experts say, were initially created to ensure consistent, high standards across states and provide clear expectations so all students, regardless of where they live in the US, graduate from high school with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in college, career and life.

  • Nov 07, 2014

    Allen B. West Named CEO of National Center for Policy Analysis

    West: Policy, Not Politics, is Key to America’s Future

    NCPA: The Board of Directors of the National Center for Policy Analysis has named Allen B. West as CEO of the 31-year old nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy think tank.

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  • Nov 18, 2014

    Medicaid’s ‘Low and Slow’ Payments Squeeze Care Access for the Poor

    Heartland: Low reimbursements are nothing new for Medicaid providers, says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a Heartland article.

  • Nov 15, 2014

    Plastic Bag Ban or Fee: A Lose-Lose Scenario For City

    Sioux City Journal:  Plastic bag bans cause employers to lose business and lay off employees, according to a National Center for Policy Analysis study featured in a Sioux City Journal op-ed.

  • Nov 15, 2014

    Are There Exemptions From The ObamaCare Penalty?

    ObamaCare open enrollment for 2015 gets under way today, yet those who remain uninsured may qualify for penalty exemptions

    One News Now:  The most common exemption to the Obamacare penalty is probably hardship, says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a One News Now article.

  • Nov 10, 2014

    Time to Stop By ... Again

    Open enrollment for ObamaCare is about to begin for anyone wanting or needing health insurance next year.

    One News Now: Individuals who signed up for insurance during the previous enrollment period with have to renew or choose a different plan during the upcoming enrollment period, says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in an article at One News Now.

  • Nov 07, 2014

    GOP Cheers High Court's Hearing of Challenge to ACA 'Pyramid Scheme'

    Newsmax: The Supreme Court’s decision to hear the challenge to Obamacare’s subsidies only adds to the current confusion, says NCPA Senior Research Associate Ann Purvis in a Newsmax article. 

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