NCPA Media: News Release

  • May 02, 2016

    Wed. Luncheon with Texas Legend Red Steagall in Dallas May

    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

    Proposed Drug Plan Bill Could Raise Consumer Rx Prices

    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

    U.S. Health Spending Is Not an Economic Burden

    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

    U.S. Involvement in Africa Needs Reform

    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

    Clinton’s Capital Gains Tax Bad at All Brackets

    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

    How Do We Pay for a Growing Medicare Program?

    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.

  • Apr 05, 2016

    Zero-Based Budgeting Could Save the DOD Up to $53 Billion

    Budget Reform Could Promote Efficiency, Readiness: NCPA

    NCPA: Instituting zero-based budgeting in the Department of Defense could help refocus national security priorities – and possibly cease the endless parade of national budget crises, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow David Grantham and Research Associate Jacob Kohlhepp.

  • Mar 23, 2016

    Military Acquisition System in Serious Need of Reform

    New Bill Could Solve Many Problems with Outdated System: NCPA

    NCPA: The military acquisition system is woefully outdated. The new Acquisition Agility Act of FY 2017 could be a good step towards repairing a severely broken system, according to a new report from National Center for Policy Analysis Executive Director Allen West and Senior Fellow David Grantham.