NCPA Media: News Release

  • Oct 01, 2009

    Increased Estate Tax Rates Will Impede Economic Growth if no Action is Taken

    New NCPA Report Debunks Estate Tax Myths and Explains the Harm to Many Americans

    The current estate tax, also known as the death tax, is scheduled to disappear in 2010, but if Congress does not act soon to completely repeal the tax, it will return at a much higher rate, substantially hindering job creation and halting economic growth...


  • Sep 30, 2009

    Robert Wood Johnson Study Ignores Capitol Hill

    NCPA's Goodman Says Legislation Would Make the Problem Worse

    A new study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation projecting rapidly rising health costs ignores the very real possibility that current health care reform proposals before Congress could actually make things worse...


  • Sep 24, 2009

    Individual States' Health Reform Offer Previews for National Reform Problems

    Obama Administration Can Learn From Several States' Examples

    Health insurance policies in New Jersey rank among the most expensive in the United States due to over-regulation and expensive mandates that are very similar to those now proposed by President Obama...


  • Sep 23, 2009

    Mattress Investing is a Bad Way to Keep Retirement Nest Eggs Safe

    New NCPA Report Explains that Continuing to Invest in Retirement Accounts is Safer than not Investing

    After the decline of the stock market in the fall of 2008, many people felt that holding on to their money and having it retain its value was better than continuing to contribute money to a money-losing investment.


  • Sep 17, 2009

    Do the Uninsured Have Higher Mortality Rates?

    New Study Uses Faulty Methodology; Exaggerates Results

    A new study in the American Journal of Public Health claiming that lack of health insurance increases the risk of death by 40% is flawed...



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