Don't Let Deepwater Deep-Six Offshore Drilling – AOL News

Not only were lives, millions of dollars, and thousands of barrels of oil tragically lost in the recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, but another possible loss from the disaster would be if it derails the Obama administration's plan to open new areas to offshore oil and gas production, says NCPA Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett.

Green Jobs More Hype Than Hope

Dallas – A big supporter of green jobs, President Obama has regularly touted legislation containing provisions to subsidize green job creation. Unfortunately, there is growing evidence that government support of green industries will cost more jobs than it creates, according to a new analysis by the National Center for Policy Analysis.

Green Jobs: Hope or Hype Redux

On the campaign trail in 2008, then-Senator Barack Obama announced a plan to create five million new "green collar" jobs. Since becoming president, he has repeatedly touted his support for green jobs; for instance, in his 2010 State of the Union address and Earth Day remarks on April 22, 2010. In addition, recent stimulus legislation and appropriations bills have contained provisions to subsidize or promote green job creation.

National Traffic Gridlock Expert At Dallas Event

Author and Cato Institute Senior Fellow Randal O'Toole contends that government "congestion experts" may actually be making America's traffic problem worse. On Tuesday, April 27, O'Toole is the featured speaker at the National Center for Policy Analysis sponsored event, and will outline simpler, less expensive, and more effective solutions

The High Price of Cheap Drugs

Many Americans are buying prescription drugs from Canada over the Internet or in person at lower prices than in the U.S. – a shopping trend that has spurred some senators …

FDA's Mevacor Decision Is Costly

Consumers recently lost a money-saving opportunity when a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel voted against over the counter (OTC) access to the prescription cholesterol-reducing drug, Mevacor.  They are …

Give Medicaid Recipients more Control

Medicaid, to put it simply, is an unsustainable program. Kansas and most other states are struggling to counter low-quality service and rising costs. Indeed, Medicaid costs are expected to overcome …

HSAs for State and Local Employees

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) were recently made available for federal government workers and are becoming increasingly available in the private sector. While Kansas legislators considered allowing state and local government …