Testimonies and Speeches

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.

  • Jul 25, 2012

    What to Do about Drug Shortages

    Short Supply Prescription Drugs: Shining a Light on the Gray Market

    Mr. Chairman and members of the committee, I am Devon Herrick, senior fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis, a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy research organization dedicated to developing and promoting private alternatives to government regulation and control, solving problems by relying on the strength of the competitive, entrepreneurial private sector. I appreciate the opportunity to submit this written statement for the record.

    American hospitals and physicians are facing an unprecedented shortage of commonly used drugs. President Obama announced his support for legislation to address this problem by requiring drug makers to notify the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of possible shortages six months in advance.

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  • Jul 10, 2012

    The Impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Job Creators and the Economy

    Mr. Chairman and members of the Committee, I am John Goodman, president of the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA). A nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy research organization, the NCPA is dedicated to developing and promoting private alternatives to government regulation and control, and solving problems by relying on the strength of the competitive, entrepreneurial private sector. I welcome the opportunity to share my views and look forward to your questions.


  • Jun 21, 2012

    2012 Social Security Annual Report

    Ways and Means Committee
    Social Security Subcommittee
    United States House of Representatives

    Mr. Chairman and members of the Subcommittee, I am Pamela Villarreal, a senior fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis. We are a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy research organization dedicated to developing and promoting private alternatives to government regulation and control, solving problems by relying on the strength of the competitive, entrepreneurial private sector. I welcome the opportunity to share my views about the 2012 Social Security Trustees Report.


  • Dec 07, 2011

    What to Do about Drug Shortages

    Drug Shortages: Why They Happen and What They Mean

    Mr. Chairman and members of the committee, I am Devon Herrick, senior fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis, a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy research organization dedicated to developing and promoting private alternatives to government regulation and control, solving problems by relying on the strength of the competitive, entrepreneurial private sector.  I appreciate the opportunity to submit this statement for the record.


  • Nov 14, 2011

    Health Exchange Subsidies Will Reduce Employer Health Plans

    2011 Special Committee on Financial Institutions and Insurance, State of Kansas

    Chairperson Teichman, Vice-chairpeson Shultz and members of the committee, I am Devon Herrick, Senior Fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis, a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy research organization dedicated to developing and promoting private alternatives to government regulation and control, solving problems by relying on the strength of the competitive, entrepreneurial private sector. I welcome the opportunity to share my views.