NCPA Media: NCPA in the News

  • Feb 08, 2014

    Seniors Overspend on Mortgages, Credit Cards

    USA Today: Americans are entering retirement with too much debt and too much consumption spending when they should be saving more, says NCPA Senior Fellow Pam Villarreal, whose new report was featured in USA Today.

  • Feb 06, 2014

    A Rendezvous with Disaster

    ObamaCare is a nightmare because today’s progressives have forgotten what FDR learned

    The Weekly Standard: Quoting NCPA President John Goodman, Arthur Herman says that attempting to lower health care costs by having “buyers of care telling the providers how to practice medicine” and redistributing or rationing care is not an effective solution in a piece for The Weekly Standard.

  • Feb 05, 2014

    ObamaCare's Risk Corridors

    FOX News: America's Newsroom (FOX News) featured the prepared testimony of NCPA President John Goodman in their coverage of the House Government Reform and Oversight Committee’s hearing on risk corridors. Goodman reiterated that only those with serious incentives, i.e. those with the highest medical claims, were persistent enough to navigate the ObamaCare website.

  • Feb 04, 2014

    Medical Care in a Real-World Marketplace

    Long Island Newsday: American health should be developed within free-market principles, says Lane Filler in a Long Island Newsday editorial. Citing an NCPA study, Filler says that costs will go down as competition is encouraged.

  • Feb 04, 2014

    GOP Keeps Target on ObamaCare 'Risk Corridors'

    Washington Examiner: The ACA's provision for federal subsidies over the next three years “puts taxpayers at risk for the cost of serious mistakes in the design of the exchanges,” said NCPA President John Goodman in a Washington Examiner article. Goodman, along with Sen. Marco Rubio, testified before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on February 5th regarding ObamaCare’s risk corridors.

  • Jan 31, 2014

    Retirees' Mortgages Can Outweigh Tax Breaks

    The Wall Street Journal's Market Watch: Retiring in a low-tax state may not save you money if you still have mortgage debt, says NCPA Senior Fellow Pamela Villarreal in an article featuring her work at The Wall Street Journal’s Market Watch. More than half of people about to retire still carry mortgage debt, and many will carry it with them years into retirement.

  • Jan 30, 2014

    Obama's SOTU Ranged Far and Wide, but Did It Get Him Anywhere?

    Heartlander: One of the only new things in Obama's State of the Union address was his call for a federal minimum wage of $10.10 per hour, said NCPA Senior Fellow Pamela Villarreal in a Heartlander article. Villarreal says the majority of the speech was recycled from 2013.

  • Jan 30, 2014

    Watch Out for Debt in Retirement

    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.