NCPA Media: News Release

  • 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.


  • Apr 30, 2015

    NCPA Forms Economic Taskforce to Analyze 2008 Crash

    Cary Maguire-Funded Effort Will ID Cause, Effect & Prevention

    NCPA: The National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) today launched the Financial Crisis Initiative, a coalition of top economic experts who will research and report on the causes and effects of the 2008 financial crisis and recommend solutions for the future. 


  • Apr 30, 2015

    Accounting Techniques Hurting Competition, Small Businesses

    U.S. Methods in Line With Global Standards Could Curb Confusion: NCPA

    NCPA: Last In First Out” valuation hinders the ability of investors to understand the true financial condition of the firms they’re investing in and puts small companies at a severe disadvantage, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Research Associate Santiago Bello.


  • Apr 20, 2015

    Restrictive Drug Plan Regulations Will Hurt Patients

    So Called “Consumer Protections” Increase Costs: NCPA

    NCPA: Increasing unnecessary regulations on drug plans could inflict higher costs on the 220 million Americans who get their medications through a managed drug plan, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow Devon Herrick.