NCPA Media: News Release

  • May 04, 2006

    Leaving Women Behind: Modern Familes, Outdated Laws

    The most important economic and social change in the past half-century has been the movement of women into the labor market. Yet our outdated public policies have completely ignored the change.


  • May 02, 2006

    Outdated Health Benefit Laws Penalize Working Women

    According to the authors of the new book Leaving Women Behind: Modern Families, Outdated Laws, the Senate should be looking for ways to update our health care system to better meet the needs of women and modern families.


  • May 01, 2006

    Trustees Report Shows Prescription Drug Liability Dwarfs Social Security's

    According to a review of the report's findings by John C. Goodman, president of the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA), the unfunded liability of the recently enacted prescription drug benefit for Medicare surpasses that of Social Security.


  • Apr 26, 2006

    Outdated Laws Threaten Retirement Security of Women

    While Congress is focused on general reforms to company pensions, a new book suggests policy makers should examine federal laws and regulations that threaten the retirement security of the largest segment of retirees – women.


  • Apr 19, 2006

    Outdated Laws Cause Employee Benefit Gap

    According to a soon-to-be-released book, Leaving Women Behind: Modern Families, Outdated Laws, federal policies encourage employers to provide life insurance, disability insurance and even day care for children; yet not everyone is treated the same.



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