NCPA Media: NCPA in the News

  • Mar 13, 2014

    Better Alternative To Bag Bans

    Dallas Morning News: The NCPA study on plastic bag bans was cited in a Dallas Morning News op-ed. The study found that banning plastic bags cost more than it saved.

  • Mar 11, 2014

    Borrowers Using Student Loans For Cash, Not A Degree

    Deseret News: Close to 42,000 students enrolled at 8 online colleges who received no class credit received an average of over $5,000 in loans, said the NCPA in a Deseret News article.

  • Mar 10, 2014

    5 Types of Debt to Dump Before Your Retirement

    If you live within your means and stop taking on your children’s responsibilities, you can retire debt-free.

    Yahoo! Finance: Ditch your mortgage and credit card debt before retirement, says a U.S. News and World Report article at Yahoo! Finance, citing NCPA reports.

  • Mar 07, 2014

    Obama Continues His Push to "Raise the Wage" NCPA Senior Fellow Pam Villarreal calls Obama’s continued efforts to raise the minimum wage an attempt to distract the American people from the real issues - ObamaCare’s continuing problems and the nationwide job shortage – in a article.

  • Mar 06, 2014

    ObamaCare is Affordable, So Long as it’s Outside ObamaCare NCPA President John Goodman’s tax credit-based solution to health care was discussed in Heartland’s latest ObamaCare Consumer Power Report.

  • Mar 06, 2014

    State Insurance Carriers Want People to Lose Their Coverage

    FOX News: Healthy people who lose their coverage and are forced into the exchange are overcharged in order to pay for the older, sicker people, says NCPA President John Goodman on FOX’s Special Report with Bret Baier.

  • Mar 04, 2014

    Economists: Lower Unemployment and Higher Rates Ahead

    Yahoo! Finance: NCPA Distinguished Fellow Bob McTeer warns that higher insurance premiums will reduce discretionary spending in a Bankrate article at Yahoo!Finance.

  • Mar 04, 2014

    What Obama’s Budget Proposal Means for Your Wallet NCPA Senior Fellow Pam Villarreal calls the Obama’s proposal to expand the eligibility of the Earned Income Tax Credit an expanded subsidy, but says it’s still better than a minimum wage hike in a article.