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Dec 15, 2015, 11:43 ET "Too Big to Fail" Policy Failing Small Banks: NCPA

 The "too big to fail" doctrine that resulted from the 2008 Financial Crisis is dampening competition and hurting small banks, according to a...


Dec 09, 2015, 14:24 ET Are Tax Cuts Enough to Make Ohio Competitive?

Ohio's income tax cuts could save the state from losing billions in income previously lost to residents moving to other states, according to a new...


Dec 09, 2015, 11:46 ET Defining Meaningful Tax Reform

As tax reform continues to play a major role in the 2016 presidential debates, National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow and Director of...


Dec 03, 2015, 12:56 ET U.S. Policies Exporting Inflation

The Federal Reserve's adoption of an expansionary monetary policy following the 2008 recession ignored inflationary warning signs on the dollar...


Nov 24, 2015, 13:19 ET High Corporate Taxes Burdening Businesses

 Reducing the U.S. corporate income tax would draw financial capital into the United States, while increasing wages and production, according...


Nov 17, 2015, 10:18 ET A State-Level Analysis of a Flat Income Tax

North Carolina's income tax reform in 2014 has made the state more competitive with neighboring states South Carolina and Tennessee, according to a...


Nov 05, 2015, 11:14 ET To Raise Interest Rates, or To Not Raise Rates: That Isn't the Question

By dragging out their decision over whether or not to raise interest rates, the Federal Reserve is fostering economic uncertainty that puts the...


Oct 21, 2015, 12:08 ET 3 Things Driving Medicare Bankrupt

The 50-year old Medicare program is not aging well; and that's not good news for seniors, according to a new report by National Center for Policy...


Jul 22, 2015, 11:21 ET Overtaxing Corporations Bad for Business, Workers

Raising U.S. corporate tax rates purely to generate tax revenue discourages investment, shrinks the economy, and hurts workers, according to a new...


Jan 21, 2015, 13:30 ET State of the Union Response from NCPA Experts

National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) public policy experts provide their insights below on the president's State of the Union...


Nov 07, 2014, 09:45 ET Allen B. West Named CEO of National Center for Policy Analysis

The Board of Directors of the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) has named Allen B. West as CEO of the 31-year old nonprofit, nonpartisan...


Oct 29, 2014, 09:47 ET "Lock-In" Program Could Solve Medicare Drug Fraud: NCPA

 Limiting drug-abusing patients to one doctor and one pharmacy for pain medication prescriptions could be the solution to Medicare drug abuse...


Aug 05, 2014, 10:32 ET Abolishing Corporate Income Tax Benefits Workers: NCPA Report

Eliminating the U.S. corporate income tax would dramatically increase domestic investment, GDP, real wages, and national saving, according to a new...


May 29, 2014, 10:30 ET The 8 Biggest Myths about ObamaCare: NCPA Report

While millions of Americans have already lost their health coverage due to ObamaCare, many more will see their health care disrupted as the new law...


May 22, 2014, 10:22 ET Restrictive Regulations Put Specialty Drug Patients at Risk: NCPA Study

Many states have enacted drug regulations that force health plans to allow unqualified drug providers to administer specialty drug therapies,...


May 02, 2014, 13:24 ET Leadership: A Solution To Bullying

 The following is an op-ed by Gen. Tommy Franks, U.S. Army, (Ret.): Since I retired, my wife Cathy, a professional educator, and I have...


Feb 20, 2014, 10:00 ET Most Popular Seniors' Medicare Drug Plans May be Banned by CMS

A new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services proposal would cause almost 14 million seniors to lose their Medicare Part D stand-alone drug...


Jan 06, 2014, 09:28 ET NCPA Study: The Corporate Income Tax Could Be Replaced By A 9 Percent Rate on All Profits

Replacing the current 35 percent corporate income tax with a more broadly based rate of 9 percent would increase wages for all workers, increase...


Dec 11, 2013, 10:07 ET Plastic Bag Bans Don't Save Cities Money

NCPA: Bag Bans Hurt Environment, Have No Impact on Costs Plastic bag bans hurt the environment and do nothing to decrease costs, according to...


Sep 30, 2013, 10:07 ET Does it Pay to Move to Another State?

NCPA Online State Tax Calculator Computes Lifetime Benefit of Moving  Moving from a high-tax state to a low-tax state could save you...


May 06, 2013, 08:00 ET Deadline Nears For Four Star Leadership Institute

 The May 15 deadline for nationwide applications to the prestigious Four Star Leadership Institute with General Tommy Franks is quickly...


Mar 07, 2013, 09:59 ET 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...


Feb 25, 2013, 15:24 ET 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...


Dec 14, 2012, 12:16 ET NCPA: Better Coverage Than Medicaid Available in Health Insurance Exchanges by 2014

 Many Americans just above the poverty level would get better access to higher quality health care by obtaining insurance in the health...


Sep 11, 2012, 10:17 ET Baby Boomers Will Retire With Too Much Debt

Mortgage Interest, Longer Mortgages Hurt Savings Habits Baby Boomers are not saving enough for retirement because they are spending too much...