News Releases/Media Advisories

  • Jul 07, 2015

    Gen. Dunford’s Confirmation Hearing Set for Thursday

    NCPA Pres/CEO Allen West Applauds Nomination

    NCPA: General Joseph Dunford’s long history of exemplary service and experience make him an excellent choice for the next Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said NCPA President/CEO Allen West ahead of Dunford’s confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday, July 9th.

  • Jun 09, 2015

    Reforming Social Security Disability Insurance Could Save Taxpayers Billions

    Incentivizing Work Key to Comprehensive Change: NCPA

    NCPA: Despite improvements in health care options and workplace accommodations, the number of individuals receiving disability payments has skyrocketed over previous decades, which will deplete the Disability Trust Fund by 2016, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow Pam Villarreal.

  • Jun 08, 2015

    Health Insurance COOPs Pose Big Risk to Taxpayers’ Wallets

    “Non-Profit” Option Broke Without Taxpayer Bailout: NCPA

    NCPA: Health insurance cooperatives are hemorrhaging money, paying out far more in medical claims than they can cover with their artificially low premiums – and expecting taxpayers to pick up the slack, warns NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a report published by the NCPA.

  • May 28, 2015

    Innovative Teaching Methods Key to STEM Engagement

    Lecture-Based Curricula Fail to Fill STEM Gap: NCPA

    NCPA: In order to fill the growing number of STEM openings over the next several years, schools across Texas must reevaluate how STEM subjects are taught, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Research Fellow Lloyd Bentsen IV.

  • May 28, 2015

    Texas Electrical Grid Must Not Be Left Vulnerable

    Legislature Must Act to Limit the Dangers Posed by a Grid Attack, Warns New NCPA Analysis

    NCPA: Several critical pieces of legislation are moving through committee to secure the Texas electrical grid from both natural disaster, man-made electromagnetic pulses and terrorist attacks. These threats have been classified as real danger by federal agencies, according to NCPA President/CEO Allen West and Dallas Eagle Forum President Trayce Bradford in a publication by the NCPA

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  • Jul 07, 2015

    Should SCOTUS Limit the Power of Public-Sector Unions?

    These aren’t my father’s unions anymore.

    The American Spectator: Taxpayers are paying for government employees to run unions, which has cost an estimated $1 billion since 1998, shows NCPA research featured in an American Spectator article.

  • Jun 30, 2015

    Iran Nuclear Deal

    FOX News: NCPA President/CEO Allen West discusses the upcoming Iran Nuclear Deal in a FOX News interview.

  • Jun 29, 2015

    Confederate Flag

    FOX News: NCPA President/CEO Allen West discusses the manufactured political frenzy in regards to the Confederate flag on FOX News.

  • Jun 29, 2015

    No way out for employers on health benefits

    Indianapolis Business Journal: Employer-based health benefits have been restored as jobs have started to come back, says NCPA Senior Fellow John R. Graham in an Indianapolis Business Journal article.

  • Jun 27, 2015

    New CEO wants to make NCPA America’s think tank

    The Dallas Morning News: In order to truly become “America’s Think Tank,” the NCPA must make public policy accessible to the everyday American, said NCPA President/CEO Allen West in an interview with The Dallas Morning News.

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