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  • Mar 21, 2017

    Did Justice Scalia Name His Own Successor a Week Before He Died?

    According to Law Professor Bryan Garner he did. On February 10,2017 Professor Garner revealed to his Advanced Legal Writing Class at Southern Methodist University that a week before his death Justice Scalia claimed that Judge Gorsuch was the best legal writer at the Appellate Court. In fact, Justice Scalia turned down the opportunity to write another book with Garner, because he believed Gorsuch would be a younger, qualified replacement.

    Though Justice Scalia may not have personally anointed Gorsuch, he surely recognized his caliber, capabilities and competence. For anyone who hoped to see a man of Scalia’s stature and beliefs take his place, it seems even Justice Scalia himself could not have picked a better choice than Judge Gorsuch.

    For follow up requests, please contact Melanie Wilcox 214.642.4560 or Luke Twombly at 972.308.6463.

  • Feb 01, 2017

    NCPA Contributing Fellow on Supreme Court Announcement

    Strong Pick for Necessary Times

    Cherylyn Harley LeBon, former Senior Counsel on U.S. Senate Judiciary and Contributing Fellow with NCPA, comments on President Trump's Supreme Court pick.

  • Jan 23, 2017

    NCPA to Testify on ACA Individual Mandate before House Ways & Means Committee

    Dallas, TX (1/23/17) – On January 24, 2017, Senior Fellow John R. Graham will testify on “Examining the Effectiveness of the Individual Mandate under the ACA” to the House Committee on Ways & Means. John Graham is one of the leading healthcare experts in the country and has written extensively on Obamacare and other healthcare policies. The theme of his testimony will be that Obamacare’s “Individual Mandate” is economically inefficient and does not improve access to healthcare. 

  • Jan 18, 2017

    NCPA Statement On Andy Puzder for Secretary of Labor

    Dallas, TX (1/18/2017)— National Center for Policy Analysis President & CEO Jim Amos  released the following statement in response to the vicious libel that has been leveled against Andy Puzder, Chief Executive of CKE Restaurants, which owns Hardees’, Carl’s Jr., Green Burrito and Red Burrito restaurant brands, a franchise system with 3,750 franchised or company-operated restaurants in 44 states and 40 foreign countries and U.S. locations, and a member of the IFA Board of Directors.

  • Jan 17, 2017

    NCPA Statement on Expected Confirmation of Dr. Tom Price for Secretary of Health & Human Services

    Dallas, TX (1/17/17) --- Donald Trump’s choice of Dr. Tom Price as his nominee for U.S. Secretary of Health & Human Services indicates the Trump Administration will make a serious effort to repeal and replace Obamacare with patient-centered health reform. His confirmation by the Senate will ensure that an effective alternative to Obamacare will come to fruition.

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