NCPA Names Capitol Hill Veteran, Michael F. Cannon, Director Of Government Affairs

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 7, 2003) -- The Dallas-based National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) today announced the addition of Michael F. Cannon, as its Director of Government Affairs. In this role, Cannon will represent the NCPA before the Bush administration, on Capitol Hill and will serve as a liaison to other think tanks, trade groups and policy organizations.

"I am excited to have Michael on board," said NCPA President John C. Goodman. "He is highly regarded for his Washington savvy as well as his insights into a wide range of policy issues from health care to education to economic policy."

Cannon comes to the NCPA from the U.S. Senate Republican Policy Committee, where he served as a domestic policy analyst, formulating policy and counseling Senators on health, education, labor, welfare and Second Amendment legislation, among other duties.