The Dependency Crisis

The Wall Street Journal: NCPA Chairman Pete du Pont on the rise of dependency on federal government under the Obama administration.

It Is Time to Make the R and D Tax Credit Permanent

In December 2010, Congress extended the research and development tax credit through tax year 2011, but it has since lapsed and has not yet been renewed for 2012. The tax credit was first enacted in 1981 in an effort to improve the international competitiveness of American businesses by encouraging innovation and new technology.

Jeb Bush

Hatton W. Sumners Distinguished Lecture Serieswith Jeb Bush A successful governor and business, economic, education and health care reformer, Jeb Bush elevates the conversation on how to address the key …

Restructuring Public Education for the 21st Century

America is losing its edge in producing highly intelligent, creative young adults equal to the tasks presenting themselves worldwide. American public education needs a complete restructuring in order to support the development of critical thinkers ready to assume their positions as productive citizens of a free society.

Feb 22, 2012

NCPA President and CEO John C. Goodman will be the moderator of the Dallas Eagle Senatorial Candidates’ Forum which will take place at the Dallas Country Club.

The Job-Killing Medical Device Tax

Americans consume nearly $100 billion dollar’s worth of medical devices annually. Medical devices include simple things, such as cotton swabs, as well as complex instruments, such as pacemakers and artificial joints.