David A. Grantham, Ph.D.

Senior Fellow of National Security David A. Grantham, Ph.D., is a leading expert in national security matters and international affairs with specializations in Latin America and the Middle East. Dr. …

Secure Texas' Electrical Grid Now

NCPA: Texas Governor Greg Abbott and his administration have an amazing opportunity to secure the state’s electrical grid from electromagnetic pulses, said NCPA President/CEO Allen West and Dallas Eagle Forum President Trayce Bradford in a new commentary.

Innovative Teaching Methods Key to STEM Engagement

NCPA: In order to fill the growing number of STEM openings over the next several years, schools across Texas must reevaluate how STEM subjects are taught, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Research Fellow Lloyd Bentsen IV.

Texas Electrical Grid Must Not Be Left Vulnerable

NCPA: Several critical pieces of legislation are moving through committee to secure the Texas electrical grid from both natural disaster, man-made electromagnetic pulses and terrorist attacks. These threats have been classified as real danger by federal agencies, according to NCPA President/CEO Allen West and Dallas Eagle Forum President Trayce Bradford in a publication by the NCPA

Innovative Teaching Methods Key to STEM Growth

It is a great time to be a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) major in Texas. Dallas made Forbes’ list of the top 10 cities for STEM jobs and has the second highest annual median wage growth for STEM workers, while Houston and Austin were named the top two metropolitan areas for STEM professionals in a Wallet Hub report.

Medicaid Prescription Reform

One million Alabamans are enrolled in Medicaid, a joint federal-state program that provides medical care to nearly 70 million low-income individuals nationwide. Medicaid is one of the two primary expenditures in most state budgets, and Alabama is no exception. Medicaid consumes over one-third of the General Fund, and costs state and federal taxpayers nearly $6 billion annually — about one-tenth of which participants spend on drugs and drug therapies.

Medicare Fraud: Moratoria Miss the Mark

Medicare fraud is a serious problem. The Medicare bureaucracy has the power to impose moratoria on new providers in geographic or program areas it deems susceptible to fraud. However, preventing …

Insurer Expands Global Payment System in Massachusetts

The Heartland Institute: Blue Cross Blue Shield in Massachusetts’ new payment system will pay doctors based on how little care patients use, which would penalize the best specialists and possibly put patients’ health at risk, warns NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in a commentary at The Heartland Institute.