News Releases/Media Advisories

  • Jun 09, 2015

    Reforming Social Security Disability Insurance Could Save Taxpayers Billions

    Incentivizing Work Key to Comprehensive Change: NCPA

    NCPA: Despite improvements in health care options and workplace accommodations, the number of individuals receiving disability payments has skyrocketed over previous decades, which will deplete the Disability Trust Fund by 2016, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow Pam Villarreal.


  • Jun 08, 2015

    Health Insurance COOPs Pose Big Risk to Taxpayers’ Wallets

    “Non-Profit” Option Broke Without Taxpayer Bailout: NCPA

    NCPA: Health insurance cooperatives are hemorrhaging money, paying out far more in medical claims than they can cover with their artificially low premiums – and expecting taxpayers to pick up the slack, warns NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a report published by the NCPA.


  • May 28, 2015

    Innovative Teaching Methods Key to STEM Engagement

    Lecture-Based Curricula Fail to Fill STEM Gap: NCPA

    NCPA: In order to fill the growing number of STEM openings over the next several years, schools across Texas must reevaluate how STEM subjects are taught, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Research Fellow Lloyd Bentsen IV.


  • May 28, 2015

    Texas Electrical Grid Must Not Be Left Vulnerable

    Legislature Must Act to Limit the Dangers Posed by a Grid Attack, Warns New NCPA Analysis

    NCPA: Several critical pieces of legislation are moving through committee to secure the Texas electrical grid from both natural disaster, man-made electromagnetic pulses and terrorist attacks. These threats have been classified as real danger by federal agencies, according to NCPA President/CEO Allen West and Dallas Eagle Forum President Trayce Bradford in a publication by the NCPA


  • May 27, 2015

    Alabama Medicaid Drug Program in Need of Reform

    Small Changes Could Mean Big Savings for Taxpayers: NCPA

    NCPA: Alabama legislators could save taxpayers millions with a few simple changes to the way Medicaid prescription drug benefits are handled, says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a new report published by the NCPA.


More News Releases

NCPA in the News

  • Jun 29, 2015

    Confederate Flag

    FOX News: NCPA President/CEO Allen West discusses the manufactured political frenzy in regards to the Confederate flag on FOX News.


  • Jun 27, 2015

    New CEO wants to make NCPA America’s think tank

    The Dallas Morning News: In order to truly become “America’s Think Tank,” the NCPA must make public policy accessible to the everyday American, said NCPA President/CEO Allen West in an interview with The Dallas Morning News.


  • Jun 27, 2015

    What if you get sick while traveling abroad?

    How to get and pay for the treatment you need

    Consumer Reports: Though most big health insurers advertise coverage for emergency and urgent care abroad, your policy may only offer the bare minimum, says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a Consumer Reports article.


  • Jun 26, 2015

    New NCPA wears daily reminders of God, country and family

    The Dallas Morning News: The President/CEO of the NCPA, Allen West, explains how he honors God, family and country daily in an interview with Dallas Morning News’ Biz Beat Blog.


  • Jun 26, 2015

    'Here to stay' ... with all its faults

    ONE News Now: Despite the Supreme Court’s recent ruling, the Affordable Care Act has lots of flaws that still need to be addressed, cautioned NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a ONE News Now article.


More NCPA in the News