NCPA Media: News Release

  • Apr 03, 2013

    Too Strict Regulations Could Doom U.S. Rare Earths Mining

    Rare Earths Should Come from U.S. Not China: NCPA Study

    With economic and military demand likely to grow in the next few years, the United States must reform its mine permit process and safety regulations to get to the vast underground store of rare earths materials that could drive growth, add jobs and bring revenues to state budgets, according to a new study from the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).


  • Mar 26, 2013

    NCPA Study: Why Do Some States Spend More on Health Care?

    Health care spending in three states – Maine, West Virginia and Mississippi – accounts for one out of every five dollars of state GDP. Conversely, Wyoming spends less one in ten, according to a new study by the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).


  • Mar 26, 2013

    Law of the Sea Treaty Threatens Economy and Environment

    "LOST" is Ineffective and Doomed to Fail: NCPA Study

    The Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST) is neither necessary for the U.S. to secure the open ocean's wealth, nor would it be good for the economy, according to a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis.


  • Mar 07, 2013

    Unnecessary Drug Regulations Hiking Rx Prices: NCPA Study

    Patients Benefit from Competitive Rx Drug Marketplace

    As drug coverage increases as a result of expanded health insurance and Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act, unnecessary regulations will increase prescription drug costs, according to a new study from the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).


  • Feb 28, 2013

    Texas Study: Vouchers Offer Better Education and Higher Teacher Pay

    Increasing the number and variety of schools competing for students and teachers will save states money, help resolve many student behavioral issues and improve education quality for a huge number of children, according to a new study that focuses on Texas and was released today by the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).


  • Feb 25, 2013

    The Debate Over Raising the Retirement Age Should Account for Income Differences: NCPA

    Over the past 30 years, life expectancy beyond age 65 for retiring men with below average income has risen only one year compared to an increase of six years for men with above average income, according to a study from the Social Security Administration.


  • Feb 20, 2013

    Scholarship Opportunities from Gen. Tommy Franks Leadership Program

    Fifty top high school students from across the country will be chosen to participate in the General Tommy Franks Four-Star Leadership (4SL) summer program July 14-20 in Oklahoma City.


  • Feb 20, 2013

    Coal-fired Electricity Generation Down 10 Percent in Past Decade

    Natural Gas-Fired Generation Up 50 Percent: NCPA Study

    Natural gas is poised to replace coal as the most cost-effective fuel for electricity generation according to a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis.