NCPA Media: News Release

  • Dec 08, 2005

    Uncontrolled Infections Leave U.S. Hospitals Unprepared for Avian Flu and Bioterrorism

    If avian flu wings its way to the United States and changes genetically into a disease that spreads rapidly from person to person, the death toll would depend largely on what hospitals do when the first victims come in for treatment, according to a study by the Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths (RID).


  • Nov 04, 2005

    Saving & Palmer Nominated as Social Security and Medicare Trustees

    Thomas R. Saving, senior fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA), a Dallas-based think tank, will be re-nominated by President George W. Bush to the post of Public Trustee of the Social Security and Medicare Trust Fund.


  • Sep 14, 2005

    Global Warming: Adapt or Prevent?

    NCPA Study Shows Living With Climate Change Is Less Costly, More Beneficial

    Trying to stop global warming imposes huge costs and provides very few benefits, according to a study authored by a Bush Administration analyst and released today by the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).


  • Sep 01, 2005

    Cost of Living Matters More Than Minimum Wage

    Consumer prices, especially for gasoline, are rising faster than workers' wages, but because of differences in cost of living, raising the minimum wage would have a vastly different impact from city to city, according to an analysis released today by the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).


  • Aug 30, 2005

    Being Uninsured Remains a "Crisis" of Income

    The number of Americans with health insurance grew by more than 2 million people last year, but the percentage of Americans without health insurance continues to grow among higher-income households, according to the latest report released today by the Census Bureau.


  • Aug 15, 2005

    For Teachers, Cost of Living Matters More Than Base Pay

    When comparing salaries in different U.S. cities, teachers may want to pay more attention to the cost of living than their base pay, according to an analysis released today by the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).


  • Jul 12, 2005

    Should Kids Have To Pay Their Parents' Medical Bills?

    Skyrocketing Medicaid costs for long-term care may lead states to more aggressively enforce laws to collect expenses for care of indigent parents from their adult children, according to a brief analysis published today by the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).


  • Jun 29, 2005

    Red States Benefit from Economic Freedom, Says Study

    States that voted for George W. Bush in the last election tend to have less government regulation and more economic freedom than states that voted for Sen. John Kerry.