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.
Nov 04, 2009
Madam Chairwoman and members of the Committee, thank you for inviting me today and giving me the opportunity to discuss the detrimental impact of the estate tax on small businesses and their families. Today, I am speaking on behalf of the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA), a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy research organization dedicated to developing and promoting private alternatives to government regulation and control. NCPA recently started the Family Policy Center, which focuses on finding private solutions to issues faced by women, families, and small businesses.
Jun 24, 2009
Madam Chairwoman and members of the Subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to join in the debate as you consider different options for adopting health information technology (HIT) and the implementation of policies in the American Recovery and...
Jun 23, 2009
The health care systems of all developed countries face three unrelenting problems: rising costs, inadequate quality, and incomplete access to care. Much analysis published in medical journals suggests that other countries have found superior solutions to these problems. This conclusion is at odds with economic research that is published in journals physicians seldom read, using methodologies that are unfamiliar to physicians.
Apr 13, 2009
The National Center for Policy Analysis appreciates the opportunity to comment on the President's request to the EPA to reconsider its previous denial of California's 2005 Waiver of Federal Preemption under Section 209(b) of the Clean Air Act. We would like to take this opportunity to caution EPA Administrator Jackson against reversing the denial of the request made by former EPA Administrator Johnson in 2008.
Apr 02, 2009
To confront America's health care crisis, we do not need more spending, more regulations or more bureaucracy. We do need people, however, including every doctor and every patient. Every American must be free to use their intelligence, their creativity and their innovative ability to make the changes needed to create access to low-cost, high-quality health care.