NCPA Media: News Release

  • Aug 02, 2010

    Gulf Oil Spill Becomes More Hype Than Reality

    Although Still a Tragedy, Spill Is Now Reported to Not Be as Bad as Originally Claimed

    Dallas - More than two weeks after BP began capping a spewing oil rig, it seems that much of the resulting oil spill has disappeared, and evidence suggests that environmentalists may have tried to take this most unfortunate event and make it seem worse than it really was, according to NCPA Senior Fellow, H. Sterling Burnett.


  • Jul 27, 2010

    National Center for Policy Analysis Health Care Forum, Co-sponsored by NCN

    The Coming Impact of Health Care Reform on Patients, Hospitals, Doctors & Businesses

    Panel Discusses the Coming Impact of Health Care Reform


  • Jul 22, 2010

    President Obama Misleads Public on Major Energy, Environmental Issues

    President Ignored Science on Yucca Mountain, Texas' Permitting System, Now Deepwater Moratorium

    Dallas - It is no surprise that a federal appeals court refused to reinstate the Obama Administration's deepwater drilling moratorium, since the scientist cited in support of the moratorium actually rejected the policy, according to NCPA Senior Fellow, H. Sterling Burnett.


  • Jul 16, 2010

    Biotechnology Could Solve Famine And Malnutrition

    A New NCPA Study Says Genetically Modified Crops are Safe, Meet the Needs of a Growing Population

    The use of biotechnology to create genetically modified crops can meet the needs of a growing population, according to a new study by the National Center for Policy Analysis, especially as the world's population grows from six billion to approximately nine billion people this century.


  • Jul 06, 2010

    Greg Wilkinson Joins NCPA Board Of Directors

    Greg Wilkinson, president of Hill & Wilkinson, Ltd., a Dallas-based general contracting firm, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).


  • Jun 30, 2010

    Cheap Energy, Not Carbon Taxes Should Be The Focus Of Obama Administration

    NCPA Expert Says Current Climate Bill Efforts Are Especially Destructive During This Economic Decline

    The Obama Administration should focus less on putting a price on carbon this year and focus more on making energy cheaper and more accessible, according to NCPA Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett.


  • Jun 22, 2010

    NCPA: Medicare "Doc Fix" Doesn't Solve The Problem

    Government Fee Caps an Ineffective Tool to Limit Physician Fees

    Congress will solve none of the fundamental Medicare cost problems with the "Doc Fix" extension, according to a new National Center for Policy Analysis Report.


  • Jun 22, 2010

    Stalling On Roth IRA Conversion Can Increase Cost

    NCPA Expert Says Some Income Levels Benefit More than Others, But Higher Taxes Will Hit All If Delayed

    Due to the approaching expiration of the Bush tax cuts and expected increases in future tax rates, individuals who plan to convert to a Roth IRA should do so this year instead of waiting.