NCPA Media: News Release

  • Dec 18, 2007

    Congress Votes To Make Energy More Expensive

    Faced with the looming holiday recess, Congress just passed an energy bill that will do little to lower energy costs and may actually put a bigger strain on consumers pocketbooks, according to H. Sterling Burnett, a senior fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA). 


  • Dec 18, 2007

    NCPA: Move Medical Malpractice Out Of The Courts

    The nation's medical malpractice system should be replaced by a system that automatically compensates patients for unexpected injuries or deaths, regardless of who is at fault, according to a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).  The NCPA report says the key to reform is to allow patients, doctors and hospital personnel to solve the problem by contract, completely opting out of the court system.


  • Dec 14, 2007

    NCPA: Congress Grows Pork For Christmas

    After much political wrangling, the Senate began debating a five-year renewal of the federal farm bill that has become nothing more than an entitlement for large wealthy farm operators, according to H. Sterling Burnett, a senior fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).  


  • Dec 04, 2007

    Senate Scheduled To Vote On Unilateral Climate Change Bill

    The U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Wednesday is expected to debate amendments to a bill proposed by Sens. Lieberman (I-CT) and Warner (R-VA) that would create a "cap and trade" system designed to cut total U.S. greenhouse-gas emissions.  Yet an expert with the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) says the cap and trade system would slow economic growth with little if any environmental improvement to show for it. 


  • Nov 28, 2007

    NCPA STUDY: GOVERNMENT, INSURERS KEEP MEDICINE IN STONE AGE

    Health care entrepreneurs working outside the traditional health insurance payment system are using telephone, e-mail, text messaging and innovative computer software to make medical care more accessible and convenient for patients, according to a new study by the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).



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