NCPA Media: News Release

  • Feb 26, 2016

    New Tax Act Could Save North Carolina Billions

    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

    Trump v. Cruz: The Comparative Economic Effects of Two Tax Proposals

    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

    Political Commentator Nick Adams to speak at Feb. 16 Event: NCPA

    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

    NCPA Announces Launch of Online National Security Petition

    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

    Cruz' Tax Plan Trumps the Trump Plan in Economic Growth

    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

    “Ratchet Effect” Causing Major Cost Increases for Obamacare Enrollees: NCPA

    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

    Did Credit Default Swaps Cause the Failure of Major Institutions?

    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.