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Week begining January 26, 2010

27 Jan 2010 09:57:58 CDT

Upcoming NCPA Events: David M. Walker, President and CEO of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation and former Comptroller General of the United States Date: Friday, January 29, 2010 12:00PM - 1:15PM Location: The Pavilion at Belo Mansion, 2101 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas   Register Mitt Romney, Former Governor of Massachusetts and former candidate for the Republican nomination for President of the United States Date: Thursday, March 18, 2010, 12:00PM - 1:15PM Location: Hilton Anatole Hotel, 2201 Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, Texas   Register New at NCPA Blogs: Health Alert: Who Really Doesn't Understand ObamaCare?The John Goodman Health Policy Blog The Big Bad Banks: The Beatings Will Continue Until Morale ImprovesBob McTeer's Blog I Could Not Have Said it Better Myself...Retirement Reform Blog New NCPA Publications: Concierge Medicine: Convenient and Affordable CareRetail Clinics: Convenient and Affordable Care10 Ways to Wreck Your Retirement Roth 2010: Should You Convert? Nuclear Power and the U.S. Energy Future Medicare at 55New Federal Regulations Threaten Small Business Access to Credit NCPA in the News: On January 5, an interview with NCPA President and Kellye Wright Fellow John C. Goodman was featured three times on air and posted online as part of a FOX News Channel series on projected health care cost hikes for young adults that would result from Senate reforms. FOX Business News reports that "health reform is not dead," although it's going to take common sense to make it happen, in this story that includes NCPA input on the benefits of buying health insurance across state lines. The Wall Street Journal Report told their listeners on January 18 that millions of people are making poor decisions because they are panicking on how the recession will affect their nest eggs, according to a study by NCPA Senior Policy Analyst Pamela Villarreal. NCPA Distinguished Fellow Robert McTeer discussed Ben Bernanke's second term on CNBC's Closing Bell on January 22. NCPA Legislative Director Brian Williams appeared on The Mike Gallagher Show in January with a Capitol Hill update on health care. On January 25, McTeer told CNBC's The Call that Senator Reid did a disservice to the Federal Reserve. Also in January, NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick's Brief Analyses on concierge medicine and retail clinic health care services were discussed on scores of health blogs, and covered by trade and business publications. On January 20, more than 200 online news media carried information from an NCPA release on the NCPA's intensive education campaign that involves sending three million emails a week to grassroots supporters of health care reform. Coverage included FOX Business News.com, Forbes.com, USA Today, and Yahoo! News. On CNBC's Squawk Box January 6, Goodman debated the economic impact of Senate health reform on American consumers. On January 7, The New York Times and several other newspapers across the country ran an Associated Press story that cited NCPA research on the high cost of out-of-pocket health care costs for seniors. On the January 13 National Journal Health Care Blog, Goodman warned that the so-called Cadillac tax on health plans eventually will reach everyone.  "Minimum wage workers will be taxed as though they were millionaires." A January 7 editorial in The Wall Street Journal on new tax hikes implemented in 2010 said, "A study by the NCPA found that about 90% of the benefits from capital investment go to workers in the form of higher wages due to increased productivity." On January 4, NCPA Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett told Environmental Protection Magazine that nuclear power is one of the safest and most reliable forms of energy available and it emits no greenhouse gases. Goodman appeared on The Mike Gallagher Show in January with a health care update. Burnett told the Dallas Morning News on January 6 that "the perception is that Washington knows best; they know what the problems are in regard to pollution and the rubes out in Middle America don't." In 2009, NCPA experts and their ideas appeared 4,4[...]