NCPA Media: News Release

  • Dec 16, 2014

    Not All Taxes Are Created Equal: NCPA

    Tax Variations between Income Tax-Free States Could Cost You Thousands

    NCPAStates with no income tax may compensate for that income loss with higher taxes in other areas, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow Pam Villarreal.


  • Dec 12, 2014

    Competition Essential to Solve the STEM Education Gap in U.S

    Reform, Not Funding, Key to Engaging Students: NCPA Study

    NCPA: Developing a rigorous vetting process for talented teachers and opening up school choice options are paramount to engaging students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Research Fellow Lloyd Bentsen IV.


  • Dec 04, 2014

    Conservative Talk Show Host Mark Davis in Dallas Dec 17th

    NCPA: Mark Davis, one of the most prominent conservative radio show hosts in America, will discuss his new book Lone Star America: How Texas Can Save Our Country on Wednesday, December 17th as part of the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) Economic Policy Forum and Author Series.


  • Dec 04, 2014

    Trans-Pacific Partnership Good for US Small Business

    Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement Could Boost Exports, Income

    NCPA: The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade agreement which would expand American trade with nations in the Asia-Pacific region, could increase exports by up to 37.3 percent and generate $295 billion annually in income gains by 2025, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Research Associate Alyson Cuervo.


  • Nov 17, 2014

    Money-Saving Ideas for Wisconsin Health and Pension Programs

    NCPA & MacIver Institute Briefings: Looking Out for WI’s Bottom Line

    NCPA:With the cost of Wisconsin’s public employee health and retiree benefits on the rise and a population “aging in place,” Wisconsin must continue to proactively search for efficient ways to provide public services. The National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) and Wisconsin’s own John K. MacIver Institute for Public Policy will outline Wisconsin’s options for reducing costs and improving benefits in policy briefings in Madison and Milwaukee, Wednesday, November 19th and Thursday, November 20th, respectively.


  • Nov 13, 2014

    Political Correspondent Byron York in Dallas Dec. 2

    Conservative Columnist to Speak at NCPA Luncheon

    NCPA: Washington Examiner Chief Political Correspondent Byron York will analyze the impact of the 2014 midterm elections – and what they could mean for the next presidential race – in Dallas on Tuesday, December 2nd, as part of the National Center for Policy Analysis’ Hatton W. Sumners Distinguished Lecture Series.


  • Nov 12, 2014

    Cutting Common Core’s Teacher Accountability Hurts

    Linking Teacher Evaluations to Student Performance Vital: NCPA

    NCPA: If implementing Common Core means suspending teacher accountability, the standards will be a disservice to both our children and our education system, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Research Fellow Lloyd Bentsen IV and Research Associate Helm MacNeil Dobbins.


  • Nov 12, 2014

    Pros and Cons of Common Core: NCPA

    NCPA Interim President and CEO Dennis McCuistion Interviews Education Experts on the Controversial Common Core State Standards

    NCPA: To update today’s NCPA Common Core report, National Center for Policy Analysis Interim President and CEO Dennis McCuistion recently interviewed a panel of experts on the formation and implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). CCSS, the experts say, were initially created to ensure consistent, high standards across states and provide clear expectations so all students, regardless of where they live in the US, graduate from high school with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in college, career and life.