NCPA Media: News Release
Nov 17, 2014
NCPA & MacIver Institute Briefings: Looking Out for WI’s Bottom Line
NCPA:With the cost of Wisconsin’s public employee health and retiree benefits on the rise and a population “aging in place,” Wisconsin must continue to proactively search for efficient ways to provide public services. The National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) and Wisconsin’s own John K. MacIver Institute for Public Policy will outline Wisconsin’s options for reducing costs and improving benefits in policy briefings in Madison and Milwaukee, Wednesday, November 19th and Thursday, November 20th, respectively.
Nov 13, 2014
Conservative Columnist to Speak at NCPA Luncheon
NCPA: Washington Examiner Chief Political Correspondent Byron York will analyze the impact of the 2014 midterm elections – and what they could mean for the next presidential race – in Dallas on Tuesday, December 2nd, as part of the National Center for Policy Analysis’ Hatton W. Sumners Distinguished Lecture Series.
Nov 12, 2014
Linking Teacher Evaluations to Student Performance Vital: NCPA
NCPA: If implementing Common Core means suspending teacher accountability, the standards will be a disservice to both our children and our education system, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Research Fellow Lloyd Bentsen IV and Research Associate Helm MacNeil Dobbins.
Nov 12, 2014
NCPA Interim President and CEO Dennis McCuistion Interviews Education Experts on the Controversial Common Core State Standards
NCPA: To update today’s NCPA Common Core report, National Center for Policy Analysis Interim President and CEO Dennis McCuistion recently interviewed a panel of experts on the formation and implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). CCSS, the experts say, were initially created to ensure consistent, high standards across states and provide clear expectations so all students, regardless of where they live in the US, graduate from high school with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in college, career and life.
Nov 07, 2014
West: Policy, Not Politics, is Key to America’s Future
NCPA: The Board of Directors of the National Center for Policy Analysis has named Allen B. West as CEO of the 31-year old nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy think tank.
Oct 29, 2014
Following the lead of state Medicaid programs could curb prescription drug abuse in Medicare
NCPA: Limiting drug-abusing patients to one doctor and one pharmacy for pain medication prescriptions could be the solution to Medicare drug abuse and some forms of fraud, according to a new report from National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow Devon Herrick.
Oct 21, 2014
GMOs Could Be The Solution to Global Malnutrition: NCPA Report
NCPA: Decreasing the regulations on genetically modified crops could be a valuable strategy in combatting the growing deficit between food supply and global hunger, according to a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis.
Oct 17, 2014
Paul to Speak Oct. 31 NCPA Luncheon/Scholar Weekend
NCPA: Three-time presidential hopeful Dr. Ron Paul will speak about current news issues ahead of the upcoming mid-term elections on Friday, October 31st, as part of the National Center for Policy Analysis' Hatton W. Sumners Distinguished Lecture Series.