NCPA Media: NCPA in the News
May 02, 2006
Social Security's trust fund will run out of money in 2040, one year earlier than expected, and Medicare's trust fund will be depleted in 2018, two years earlier than expected, trustees for the programs said in their annual report yesterday.
May 01, 2006
WASHINGTON - The financial condition of Medicare is growing progressively worse and its problems will soon eclipse those of Social Security, the trustees of the government's two biggest programs said today.
Apr 26, 2006
WASHINGTON - In 1930, as the Great Depression set in, reporters asked Babe Ruth how he could justify making more money than the President of the United States - $80,000 a year compared to Herbert Hoover's $75,000.
Apr 16, 2006
A battle is raging inside the Republican Party of Texas. Ironically, it is a battle over educational opportunities for poor, minority children whose parents rarely vote Republican and who, when they reach adulthood, are unlikely to vote Republican themselves.
Apr 10, 2006
First, there was the No Child Left Behind Act to overhaul federal education law. Now comes "Leaving Women Behind: Modern Families, Outdated Laws," a new book that says many government programs "penalize working wives, single mothers and widows."