NCPA Media: News Release
May 31, 2016
Four reforms could rein in Medicare spending growth: NCPA
NCPA: Rising numbers of retirees and excess cost growth have made it imperative that we chance how the Medicare is financed – or the cost burden will crush taxpayers, according to a new study by NCPA Senior Fellows Andrew J. Rettenmaier and Thomas R. Saving.
May 02, 2016
Hardening the state’s electric power grid key should be top priority: NCPA
NCPA: Protecting America’s most vulnerable asset – our electric power grid – starts with Texas, according to a new study by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow David Grantham.
May 02, 2016
NCPA: Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame member and 2006 Poet Laureate Red Steagall will share his poetry and his ideas on agriculture and the economy at a May 4th luncheon for the National Center for Policy Analysis.
Red intends to use “a few jokes and a couple of poems” to emphasize the importance of agriculture which he considers “essential to our common well-being.”
Apr 21, 2016
Changes in Oklahoma Could Set Costly Precedent for Other States
NCPA: New legislation just passed by the state House of Representatives in Oklahoma will allow pharmacies to request higher prices than the maximum allowable costs (MAC) on certain prescription drugs, as well as enable pharmacies to request higher consumer co-pays, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow Devon Herrick.
Apr 20, 2016
We Should Examine Control over Health Care Dollars, Not Just Growth of Spending: NCPA
NCPA: The assumption that health spending influences economic growth for better or worse is too simple, and could lead to detrimental policy recommendations, according to a new study by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow John R. Graham.
Apr 19, 2016
Focus Must be On Security Assurance, not Capacity Building: NCPA
NCPA: The 2017 National Defense Authorization Act must reform the military’s financial commitment to the Trans-Saharan partnerships, and its counterterrorism and “capacity-building” efforts in Africa, according to a new study by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow David Grantham.
Apr 14, 2016
Proposed Tax Rates Would Hurt Earners of All Income Levels: NCPA
NCPA: Ahead of tonight’s Democratic debate, a new analysis of Hillary Clinton’s proposed multi-tiered capital gains tax rates from the NCPA's Tax Analysis Center found the plan would reduce investment in capital and impact earners of all income levels.
Apr 11, 2016
Expanding Benefits and Growing Enrollment Spell Need for Reform: NCPA Study
NCPA: To keep Medicare’s spending in check, reform solutions may necessitate an increase in the share of senior health care paid for by the senior population, according to a new study by NCPA Senior Fellows Andrew J. Rettenmaier and Thomas R. Saving.