NCPA Media: News Release
Jul 19, 1999
GAO Report Shows Administrative Costs Of Individual Social Security Accounts Could Be As Low As 1/10 Of 1%
One of the main criticisms of allowing individuals to invest a portion of their payroll tax dollars into private savings accounts for Social Security has been that the cost for administering such a program would be too high.
Jun 28, 1999
NCPA Prescription Drug Expert in Washington: Free-market Analyst Urges Politicians Not to Create A New Entitlement
As the President and members of Congress consider expanding Medicare to include coverage of prescription drugs, Dr. Merrill Matthews, health care policy expert and vice president of domestic policy for the Dallas-based National Center for Policy Analysis, will visit Washington to discuss the crippling effect adding a new entitlement may have on the stability of the already over-burdened Medicare system.
Jun 28, 1999
NCPA Expert Says Raising Minimum Wage Helps Politicians, Not Poor: 436,000 Teen and Minority Jobs May Be Lost With Hike to $6.15
As the President prepares to focus on a proposal to raise the minimum wage to $6.15 an hour by 2002, policy which Congress is due to consider this year, Bruce Bartlett, economic expert and senior fellow for the Dallas-based National Center for Policy Analysis, warns Congress to reconsider.
Jun 23, 1999
The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA) has awarded NCPA Senior Analyst H. Sterling Burnett with its Gun Rights Defender of the Month Award for the month of May for his research on the benefits of defensive gun use in his recent study Suing Gun Manufacturers: Hazardous to Our Health.
Jun 22, 1999
Just as Henry Ford's assembly line and the resulting practice of mass production revolutionized the United States' economy during the Industrial Age, companies like Texas' Dell Computers and Connecticut's Interactive Custom Clothes look to transform how America's economy works and is quantified in the Information Age.
Jun 14, 1999
Dr. John C. Goodman, Ph.D, president of the Dallas-based National Center for Policy Analysis, will deliver a "tax equity " message to the House Ways & Means Committee.
Jun 11, 1999
H. Sterling Burnett, Senior Policy Analyst for the National Center for Policy Analysis, will address the U.S. Conference of Mayors semi-annual meeting in New Orleans on Friday, June 11, to discuss the economic effects of the Kyoto Global Warming Accord on cities.
Jun 04, 1999
"Everyone's heart breaks when one person decides to take the life of another," said Burnett. "Nonetheless, this entire trend of suing the industry for third party misuse is legally and intellectually suspect."