Massive Growth & New Fiscal Imbalances

President Trump’s proposed tax plan will create 3,000,000 new jobs and 5 percent economic growth in the first year alone. But the tax cuts and proposed additional spending will translate to large future fiscal imbalances for taxpayers in the coming years, according to an analysis from the NCPA.

SEC Will Not Enforce Questionable Dodd-Frank Provision

Dallas, TX (4/12/2017) – The tireless work of the National Center for Policy Analysis and Senior Fellow Dr. David Grantham paid off last week when the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission agreed not to enforce the problematic conflict minerals provision tucked deep inside the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. This decision falls in line with recommendations made by Dr. Grantham dating back to November 2015.

NCPA’s John R. Graham Appointed to Trump Administration

Dallas, TX (4/5/17) – President and CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA), Jim Amos, has released the following statement on the news of the appointment of John R. Graham as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning & Evaluation at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

NCPA to Testify on ACA Individual Mandate before House Ways & Means Committee

Dallas, TX (1/23/17) – On January 24, 2017, Senior Fellow John R. Graham will testify on “Examining the Effectiveness of the Individual Mandate under the ACA” to the House Committee on Ways & Means. John Graham is one of the leading healthcare experts in the country and has written extensively on Obamacare and other healthcare policies. The theme of his testimony will be that Obamacare’s “Individual Mandate” is economically inefficient and does not improve access to healthcare. 

NCPA Statement On Andy Puzder for Secretary of Labor

Dallas, TX (1/18/2017)— National Center for Policy Analysis President & CEO Jim Amos  released the following statement in response to the vicious libel that has been leveled against Andy Puzder, Chief Executive of CKE Restaurants, which owns Hardees’, Carl’s Jr., Green Burrito and Red Burrito restaurant brands, a franchise system with 3,750 franchised or company-operated restaurants in 44 states and 40 foreign countries and U.S. locations, and a member of the IFA Board of Directors.

NCPA Statement on Expected Confirmation of Mike Pompeo for CIA Director

Representative Mike Pompeo, President-elect Trump’s nominee to lead the CIA will have a tough task ahead in rebuilding the credibility of one of the most revered institution in the American government. The Obama administration’s fecklessness and short-term thinking has so undermined the integrity of the intelligence community that Pompeo will likely spend an inordinate amount of time having to rebuild trust and relationships, both stateside and abroad, rather than immediately improving operational readiness.

National Center for Policy Analysis Names Kristina E. Barton Special Assistant to the President

Dallas, TX (July 25, 2016) – The National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) is pleased to announce Kristina E. Barton as Special Assistant to the President and CEO, James H. Amos, Jr.  

Building on extensive experience as a major donor fundraiser, Kristina will spearhead the efforts of the office of the President related to investor relations, business development, fundraising and events, and the overall strategic advancement of the NCPA.

U.S. is Losing its Economic Freedom

Dallas, TX (7/11/2016) – The United States has fallen from 3rd to 16th in worldwide economic freedom – and its slowing our economic growth, according to a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis by Southern Methodist University Research Assistant Professor Ryan H. Murphy. 

How Congress Can Curb Opioid Abuse: NCPA Report

Dallas, TX (7/8/2016) – Today’s vote on a House bill to reduce opioid abuse did not include a key solution to the growing opioid pan reliever epidemic: mandatory electronic prescribing. E-prescribing would make a significant dent in the rate of fraud, resale and abuse of opioids, according to a new study by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow Devon Herrick.