Testimonies, Speeches and Comments
The NCPA has a highly effective office in Washington, D.C. that sponsors Capitol Hill briefings, conferences and testimony by NCPA experts before congressional committees. The NCPA serves as a source of "outside the Beltway" thinking for Capitol Hill deliberations.
Apr 09, 2008
Texas has prospered in recent years. The state's population and economy have grown at a steady pace, and estimates are that this growth will continue. However, as I argued in a recent study published by the Texas Public Policy Foundation, continued economic growth, and the prosperity it brings and spreads, relies upon continued growth in available power.
Jan 29, 2008
Devon Herrick - State Children's Health Insurance Program Expansion: Robin Hood in Reverse - Testimony for Submission to the House Energy and Commerce Committee Health Subcommittee
Sep 12, 2007
Testimony Concerning the Proposed NAAQS for Ozone: A Proposal that the EPA Take No Action as a Way of Avoiding Doing Great Harm
Due to technological improvements and EPA's present standards, Ozone levels are declining and they will continue to do so. Indeed, in the last few years only 19 percent of the nation's metropolitan areas violate EPA's current ozone standard, down from 40 percent just a few years ago.
Sep 06, 2007
The Alternative Minimum Tax Threatens Middle-Income Families: A Fair and Equitable Tax Policy Would Solve the Problem
Mr. Chairman and members of the Committee, thank you for this opportunity to submit testimony on methods to achieve a fair and equitable tax system. My testimony draws heavily from research conducted by scholars at the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA), particularly from NCPA Brief Analysis numbers 537, 571, and 588 - all of which can be found at the ncpa.org website.
Jun 21, 2007
The most significant economic and social change in the past half-century has been the movement of women into the labor market. Since the 1950s, the labor participation rate of women ages 25 to 55 years has increased more than 75 percent. Today, more than 60 percent of mothers with children under the age of six are working.