NCPA Media: News Release
Feb 26, 2016
Limiting State Tax Revenues Could Promote Economic Growth: NCPA
NCPA: North Carolina’s proposed Taxpayer Protection Act could save taxpayers billions – and help grow the state’s economy, according to a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis’ Tax Analysis Center and the Beacon Hill Institute.
Feb 25, 2016
National Center for Policy Analysis Names James Amos President & CEO Allen West Named Executive Director & Vice Chairman of the BOD
NCPA: Due to the growing importance of national policy issues addressed by the National Center for Policy Analysis, the NCPA is expanding, naming James H. Amos, Jr. as President and CEO of the 33 year old, Dallas-based think tank. Former NCPA President/CEO Allen B. West is taking on a more active policy role as Executive Director/Vice Chairman of the NCPA Board of Directors and will continue to serve as a spokesman for the organization.
Feb 22, 2016
NCPA: According to a newly updated report from the Beacon Hill Institute and the National Center for Policy Analysis, the Ted Cruz and Donald Trump tax plans would each eliminate large numbers of public sector jobs in either plan’s first year. However, an even greater number of private sector jobs will be created, assuming that the candidates' tax plans are paid for by cuts in federal spending.
Feb 11, 2016
C-SPAN to Cover Speech on Political Correctness Hazards
NCPA: Veteran Australian speaker, best-selling author and “Honorary Texan” Nick Adams calls political correctness a disease that has nearly destroyed Europe and says it has driven the U.S. from life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness into “lifelessness, suppression and the pursuit of mediocrity.”
Feb 09, 2016
Petition Urges Congress to “Provide for the Common Defense Now!"
The National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) today launched a new online petition demanding Congress enact a national defense plan that properly protects our nation and supports a capable and economically efficient military.
“The president and Congress used last year’s National Defense Authorization Act to devastate an already diminished military. This April, Congress votes again on the NDAA, putting our national defense on the line once more,” said NCPA President/CEO Allen West in a video announcing the launch.
Feb 01, 2016
But Spending Cuts Would Be Needed: NCPA
NCPA: When it comes to economic growth effects, the Cruz tax plan "trumps" the Trump plan, according to the advance summary of a new analysis from the National Center for Policy Analysis’ Tax Analysis Center and the Beacon Hill Institute. However, without assuming that some spending reductions would take place, both plans would add to the national debt.
Jan 27, 2016
NCPA: Obamacare enrollees were already warned to prepare for double-digit rate hikes. Now, the structure of Obamacare’s tax credits is ratcheting up the out-of-pocket costs of premiums – especially for the lowest earning enrollees, according to a new report by NCPA Senior Fellow John R. Graham.
Jan 26, 2016
Defining the Role of Derivatives in the 2008 Financial Crisis: NCPA
NCPA: Credit default swaps (CDS) may have amplified – but did not cause – the 2008 financial crisis, concludes a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis’ Financial Crisis Institute.