News Releases/Media Advisories
May 02, 2016
Hardening the state’s electric power grid key should be top priority: NCPA
NCPA: Protecting America’s most vulnerable asset – our electric power grid – starts with Texas, according to a new study by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow David Grantham.
May 02, 2016
NCPA: Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame member and 2006 Poet Laureate Red Steagall will share his poetry and his ideas on agriculture and the economy at a May 4th luncheon for the National Center for Policy Analysis.
Red intends to use “a few jokes and a couple of poems” to emphasize the importance of agriculture which he considers “essential to our common well-being.”
Apr 21, 2016
Changes in Oklahoma Could Set Costly Precedent for Other States
NCPA: New legislation just passed by the state House of Representatives in Oklahoma will allow pharmacies to request higher prices than the maximum allowable costs (MAC) on certain prescription drugs, as well as enable pharmacies to request higher consumer co-pays, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow Devon Herrick.
Apr 20, 2016
We Should Examine Control over Health Care Dollars, Not Just Growth of Spending: NCPA
NCPA: The assumption that health spending influences economic growth for better or worse is too simple, and could lead to detrimental policy recommendations, according to a new study by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow John R. Graham.
Apr 19, 2016
Focus Must be On Security Assurance, not Capacity Building: NCPA
NCPA: The 2017 National Defense Authorization Act must reform the military’s financial commitment to the Trans-Saharan partnerships, and its counterterrorism and “capacity-building” efforts in Africa, according to a new study by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow David Grantham.
NCPA in the News
Apr 18, 2016
Eater: Banning tipping would likely hurt the servers it is intended to help, according to a study by NCPA Senior Fellow Richard cited in this article from EATER.
Apr 14, 2016
Apr 11, 2016
FOX Business: Treating our fight with ISIS as a law enforcement situation rather than a war is a mistake, says NCPA Executive Director Allen West in an interview on FOX Business Networks’ Cavuto Coast to Coast.
Apr 10, 2016
Delaware Online: The tug-of-war between runaway health care spending and budget constraints is a persistent problem for both the public and private sectors, says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in this article from Delaware Online.
Apr 08, 2016
Understanding Drug Pricing: The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Industrial Relations of Your Personal Health
An interview with Devon M. Herrick, Ph.D.
Epoch Times: In a long-form interview with the Epoch Times, NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick discussed the high cost of U.S. pharmaceuticals, price controls, international competition, and drug reliance.