NCPA Media: News Release

  • Apr 28, 2011

    Competition, Choice Still Winners For Electricity Consumers

    The Technology of Electricity Changes Constantly; Economics Does Not

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In an update of its landmark study on electricity and competition, the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) today released a new study showing that, while deregulation has not been done well in some states, where it has been the delivery of services has improved, generation capacity has been enhanced, and consumers have more and better quality choices. Most important, deregulation is beginning to deliver lower prices.


  • Apr 27, 2011

    Offshore Drilling Ban Hurting Consumer, State and Federal Budgets

    Time to Remove President’s De Facto Moratorium: NCPA Report

    Lifting the Obama administration’s moratorium on  offshore drilling could add nearly five million revenue dollars a day toward reducing the runaway deficit and significantly lower gasoline prices, according to new research from the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).


  • Apr 14, 2011

    Lesson From Japan: Confronting The U.S. Nuclear Stockpile

    It’s Time for Congress to Act, Says NCPA Expert

    NCPA – Japan’s current nuclear crisis reinforces the need for Congress to provide options for storing used nuclear fuel, according to experts at the National Center for Policy Analysis and the Caesar Rodney Institute.  “The time for political dithering is long past,” said NCPA Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett.  “The government, by law, is obligated to store spent fuel; it should get to the task of doing so.”


  • Apr 07, 2011

    Cost of Adverse Events/Medical Errors Equal to up to 45% of Health Care Spending

    NCPA Report in Health Affairs April Issue

    NCPA- The cost of death and injury from medical errors and other adverse events caused  by the health care system itself  is enormous, according to a new study by the National Center For Policy Analysis. The study is featured in the April issue of Health Affairs, which was released earlier today.


  • Mar 15, 2011

    Obamacare: One Year Later

    Newt Gingrich, John C. Goodman and James Capretta at Press Club Event

           


  • Feb 22, 2011

    Roadblock On Domestic Oil Production Even More Costly Now

    NCPA Expert: Mideast Unrest Is Not the Only Cause of High Oil, Gas Prices

    The ongoing turmoil throughout the Middle East highlights the continuing and pervasive vulnerability of the U.S. economy to oil price instability, yet the Obama administration continues to thwart any efforts to increase domestic oil production, according to National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett.


  • Feb 15, 2011

    Auto-Enrollment Retirement Plans Better for Workers and Small Businesses

    New Report Finds Too Few Small Firm Employees Have Retirement Plans

    The economy and changes in retirement plan options have made it difficult for small businesses to offer employer-sponsored retirement plans for employees, according to a joint report from the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) and PostPartisan Foundation for The Campaign for Economic Security


  • Feb 10, 2011

    NCPA Report: Does Green Energy Jeopardize U.S. Security?

    President's Green Initiative Threatens U.S. Jobs and Creates Dependence on China

    DALLAS -President Obama's call for a national green energy economy to reduce our foreign dependence on oil and create domestic jobs will actually backfire, forcing total U.S. dependence on China's monopoly holding of the world's supply of "rare earth elements," the rare minerals needed for most green technologies, according to a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).