Nuclear Power Could Be Solution To New Energy Mandates

Since many state governments now require a percentage of their electrical power to come from approved "renewable" energy sources, now is a good time for policymakers to allow the U.S. to expand the use of nuclear power as a reliable form of energy, according to a new report by the National Center for Policy Analysis

Roth 2010: Should You Convert?

Beginning in 2010, a new rule change allows people with an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) to reduce their tax burden at retirement by converting a traditional IRA into a Roth IRA. Before deciding if such a conversion would benefit you, there are a few important things to consider.

Proposed reform won't solve problems – OneNewsNow

A leading health economist says everybody is missing the two worst aspects of the Democrats' healthcare reform bill. Dr. John Goodman of the National Center for Policy Analysis says Congress and President Obama are about to nationalize health insurance in the U.S. for the first time in American history…

Six Ways to Slash Your Health Care Costs

People often assume they have little control over how much they spend on health care. After all, sickness cannot be scheduled, doctors prescribe treatments and employers provide health coverage to more than 60 percent of Americans

Medicare at 55

A proposal to allow 55- to 64-year-olds to buy Medicare coverage is gaining traction in the Senate deliberations on health care reform. What will this mean for Medicare's finances? How much will it cost to buy the coverage? How will this expansion affect the labor force participation of older Americans?


Will Independent Medicare Advisory Board Control Health Costs?

Health economists from the National Center for Policy Analysis say that creating an Independent Medicare Advisory Board and changing doctors' payments will not lower health care costs.

No cure for small business

Congress was at it again, using concerns about the swine flu as an excuse to mandate paid sick leave. This time, the pig's snout is under the tent.

No cure for small business – The Washington Times

NCPA Distinguished Fellow Terry Neese said in a Washington Times editorial that the proposed Emergency Influenza Containment Act would force more mandates on small businesses, and mandated sick leave is not a cure for what ails small businesses. Neese said a better solution would be to look for policies that empower the employer and employee.

Why are we doing this again?

A chilling new analysis of the Senate health care bill by National Center for Policy Analysis ( president John C. Goodman finds that it will insure only half of those currently lacking coverage…

Matt Moore, M.P.P.

Senior Policy Analyst  Matt Moore is Senior Policy Analyst with the NCPA, and researches, writes and speaks on Social Security and retirement issues, elderly entitlements, and education policy. Moore is …

How We Got Well – Liberty

Welcome to Future World, where the average income is $100,000 a year and people need only a 20-hour work week to earn it.  Since the present day, medical science has progressed even faster than income.  There are bionic limbs; gene-specific therapies to cure cancer, heart disease and other ailments; cell regeneration; antiaging drugs; and all manner of other improvements that could — if fully used — extend life spans to 125 years.