NCPA Media: News Release

  • 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.


  • Apr 02, 2015

    Lee-Rubio Tax Plan a Good Start Towards Tax Reform

    Proposed Code Would Simplify Tax Code: NCPA

    NCPA: The Lee-Rubio Tax Plan is a step in the right direction, and makes some significant improvements over the current tax code, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow Pam Villarreal.