NCPA Media: NCPA in the News
Jan 30, 2014
AARP Bulletin: Retirees’ money is increasingly being spent on debt, asserted a piece in the AARP Bulletin. According to the piece, which quoted the NCPA study on retiree spending, retirees are spending more on mortgages, home equity loans, and credit card debt now than in the past.
Jan 28, 2014
FOX Business: President Obama’s executive order to raise the minimum wage for federal contract workers could result in workers having their hours scaled back and a further distortion of the labor market in exchange for less than $100 extra dollars a week, says NCPA Senior Fellow Pamela Villarreal in a FOX Business.com article.
Jan 27, 2014
FOX Business: On Lou Dobbs Tonight (FOX Business), NCPA President John Goodman stresses that ObamaCare cannot survive in its present form. With no movement from either party or the insurance companies to address the problems, Goodman says that the fact that people have been left in the dark is “a tragedy.”
Jan 27, 2014
State leaders tout benefits of ACA despite public disapproval
Carolina Journal Online: In a Carolina Journal Online article, NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick questions the AARP’s support for reducing Medicate Advantage subsidies. “It doesn’t make sense if you’re really advocating for care for seniors that you would support a law that essentially funded itself into perpetuity by cutting Medicare fees for the very doctors and hospitals that treat your constituents,” and run the risk of reducing service, said Herrick.
Jan 24, 2014
FOX Business.com: In an FOX Business.com article, NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick says that with the administration expressing concerns about healthcare.gov, investors are hesitant to put money in insurers.