NCPA Media: News Release

  • Jun 01, 2011

    The Housing Crash and Smart Growth

    Not So Much, According to NCPA Research

    NCPA: Restrictive land use regulations played a primary role in the 2008 housing bubble burst and continue to contribute to sinking housing values, according to a new report released today by the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).


  • May 31, 2011

    NCPA Co-sponsors Heartland International Climate Change Conference

    NCPA - Some two dozen leading researchers and environmental experts from the U.S. and other countries will speak on the latest climate change issues at Heartland Institute’s Sixth International Conference on Climate Change, June 30 – July 1, 2011 at the Marriott Wardman Park  in Washington, DC. 


  • May 12, 2011

    Health Reform Means Medicare Cuts for Seniors

    NCPA – Medicare reforms will drastically reduce Medicare spending, according to a study from the National Center for Policy Analysis.


  • May 11, 2011

    Subsidized Solar Power Among Fastest Growing Energy Sources

    NCPA Study Finds Solar Energy Must Be Competitive To Succeed

    NCPA - Globally, grid-connected solar power capacity increased faster than any other energy source from 2004-2009, according to a new study from National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA). However, the study also notes that solar energy still relies heavily on government support.


  • May 10, 2011

    Update on Federal Medicaid Funding

    NCPA Expert: Federal Medicaid Funding Is Still Flawed

    NCPA - The richest states that spend the most money receive more money for Medicaid under the federal formula used to decide how much funding states receive, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA). 


  • 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.”