NCPA Media: News Release

  • Jun 30, 2010

    Cheap Energy, Not Carbon Taxes Should Be The Focus Of Obama Administration

    NCPA Expert Says Current Climate Bill Efforts Are Especially Destructive During This Economic Decline

    The Obama Administration should focus less on putting a price on carbon this year and focus more on making energy cheaper and more accessible, according to NCPA Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett.

  • Jun 22, 2010

    NCPA: Medicare "Doc Fix" Doesn't Solve The Problem

    Government Fee Caps an Ineffective Tool to Limit Physician Fees

    Congress will solve none of the fundamental Medicare cost problems with the "Doc Fix" extension, according to a new National Center for Policy Analysis Report.

  • Jun 22, 2010

    Stalling On Roth IRA Conversion Can Increase Cost

    NCPA Expert Says Some Income Levels Benefit More than Others, But Higher Taxes Will Hit All If Delayed

    Due to the approaching expiration of the Bush tax cuts and expected increases in future tax rates, individuals who plan to convert to a Roth IRA should do so this year instead of waiting.

  • Jun 10, 2010

    Vote Today On EPA Regulation Could Establish Jurisdiction On Climate Change

    NCPA Expert Says EPA Regulation is Bad Economic Policy; Too Expensive in Recession

    Dallas -Today's vote on Sen. Lisa Murkowski's (R-Alaska) proposal to block EPA regulation on climate change could strike a blow for the rule of law by reestablishing Congress' sole jurisdiction over interstate commerce, according to H. Sterling Burnett, Senior Fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis.
  • Jun 03, 2010

    New Long-term Care Program Plan Is Financially Flawed

    NCPA Report Finds "CLASS" Act Will Face Funding Shortfalls

    The long-term care entitlement program established by the recently passed health law will go the way of Medicare and evolve into an unfunded liability, according to a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis. The New Long-Term Care Entitlement

  • May 25, 2010

    Oberstar's Proposal To Revise Clean Water Act Is More Than EPA Can Handle

    NCPA Expert Says the Federal Government Already Mismanages Lands They Currently Regulate.

  • May 25, 2010

    NCPA: Doctor Shortage To Result From Increased Patient Load

    Provider & Services Alternatives Can Help Meet Health Care Demand

    Millions of people will try to access health care services that simply won't be there because the already strained health care providers will not be able to meet the increased demand, as a direct result of the new national health care reform, according to a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis.

  • May 18, 2010

    Health Care Tax Credit For Small Businesses Comes With A Price

    New NCPA Report Says Employer Penalties Will Negatively Affect Job Creation

    Although the IRS announced yesterday the ground rules for small businesses expecting to claim a new federal tax credit, small business owners may be in for a big surprise. The tax credit penalizes employers if they hire more workers or increase salaries, according to a new report by the National Center for Policy Analysis.