What is the economic reward for working? The answer is surprisingly complicated. Going to work, earning a living, and spending one's earnings over time raises a variety of taxes and government benefits and lowers a variety of taxes and benefits – and not just in the current year, but in all future years as well.
The NCPA is one of the sponsors of a major symposium on health care in Washington, DC. “Toward Affordable Health Care: Prescriptions for Today” will be held Monday, March 31, 2003 in Washington, DC.
The annual report on the financial health of Social Security and Medicare was published this week. Contrary to some accounts that it pronounced Social Security in better health than last year, the report concluded that Social Security's long-term prospects are deteriorating rapidly.
The National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) and the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) on Monday discussed new strategies for dealing with three distinct health care crises facing our nation today.
– Newt Gingrich, AEI
– John C. Goodman, NCPA
– Thomas Saving, Texas A&M University and NCPA
Since 1997, more than 30 cities and counties have sued firearm manufacturers in an attempt to force manufacturers to change the way they make and sell guns.
Congress may still open up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil drilling this year, contrary to reports of its demise.
Contrary to news reports that the 2003 Social Security and Medicare Trustees report pronounced Social Security in better health than last year, Thomas R. Saving, one of the report's authors, said today "the prospects for the two programs together have deteriorated significantly since just last year."
New president's election comes at crucial juncture as EU and Iraq hold world's attention.
"Without significant reform, these programs are not sustainable."
The Social Security Administration today is releasing the annual report from its trustees on the status of the nation's retirement and health programs for seniors.
Protests against war in Iraq have been raging all across America and England as well as Continental Europe. Passionate peace protests are nothing new; we saw them in 1933 when the British Oxford Union declared it would "in no circumstances fight for its King and country," against the Vietnam War in the 1970s, and in 1983 against NATO's proposal to install Pershing missiles to defend Western Europe against Soviet Russia.
Section 201 of the Trade Act of the 1974 allows the president to impose tariffs and quotas when imports of a product threaten to injure the competing U.S. industry.
Access to safe and affordable child care has been a major issue in the congressional debate on reauthorization of the 1996 welfare reform law.
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The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, along with several other organizations, have declared this "Cover the Uninsured Week," and are scheduled to stage a series of events to focus attention on the problem and proposed solutions.
Most Americans lose more than half of the income they earn to taxes and lost government benefits, with the highest penalties imposed on low-income workers.
According to health policy experts with the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA), a study on the number of Americans without health insurance released this week by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Families USA "doesn't match the rhetoric of its authors."
Foreigners have invested more than $1 trillion in capital in the United States since 1984, when Congress and the Reagan administration established a policy of not taxing interest they earn on U.S. bank deposits.
If oil were the primary concern of U.S. foreign policy in Iraq, then war would be one of the last things the Bush administration would be considering.
In a speech today before the American Medical Association, President Bush will present a framework for revamping Medicare to provide seniors with additional coverage options, including private insurance coverage that includes prescription drugs.
Ohio's Medicaid costs have risen faster than health costs in the private sector generally. Part of the reason is Ohio Medicaid pays for health care in ways that needlessly contribute to rising health care costs.