NCPA Media: News Release

  • Nov 01, 2007

    NCPA: Senate Climate Bill Would Be Costly, Ineffective

    Push for "Cap and Trade" Ignores Lessons Learned by Rest of the World

    A global warming bill on the move in the U.S. Senate would needlessly slow economic growth and reduce the nation's ability to pursue other programs with bigger payoffs in terms of improved human health and welfare, according to H. Sterling Burnett, a senior fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA). 


  • Nov 01, 2007

    Medical Tourism Offers Hope To Control Health Care Costs

    One of the most promising solutions for our nation's soaring health care costs may be found in patients traveling outside the country for care, according to a new study released by the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).


  • Oct 23, 2007

    Proposed EPA Regulations Could Bankrupt U.S. Cities

    Current standards already protect Americans with room to spare, says NCPA's Burnett

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a new and unreasonable federal standard for ozone air pollution that is much stricter than the current limit, according to a new report by H. Sterling Burnett, senior fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).


  • Oct 18, 2007

    Tax Increase Not Needed For Bridge Repairs

    In the wake of the recent Minneapolis bridge collapse, Congress is considering a 5-cents-per-gallon increase in the federal gas tax in the name of bridge repairs.  Yet while there are legitimate concerns about the safety of the nation's bridges, higher gas taxes are unnecessary, according to a new report by the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).


  • Sep 28, 2007

    Bush Climate Talk Long On Vision, Short On Details

    H. Sterling Burnett, senior fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) issued the following statement today regarding President Bush's speech at the Major Economies Meeting on Energy Security and Climate Change at the State Department this morning


  • Sep 27, 2007

    Disability System Sorely In Need Of Reform

    The number of workers receiving disability in the U.S. is growing so rapidly that these benefits are now the fastest rising component of Social Security spending - growing at nearly twice the rate of retirement benefits, according to a new analysis from the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).


  • Sep 26, 2007

    HSA Plans Gain Popularity As Premium Costs Rise

    About half of all employers are expected to soon offer Health Savings Account (HSA) plans to their employees. This projection offers the best hope for restraining runaway health care costs, according to John Goodman, president of the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).


  • Sep 25, 2007

    SCHIP Expansion: Robin Hood In Reverse

    As both chambers of Congress prepare to vote on the expanding the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), the National Center for Policy Analysis notes this expansion will be costly for children, seniors and the poor.