NCPA Opinions

Public Policy Issues Can Impact
Family-owned businesses

NCPA Opinions (National Center for Policy Analysis) are presented to help keep family business owners aware of public policy issues that could help or hurt a family-owned business.

"Never have we seen such a radical intrusion into the private sector of our economy by the federal government as engineered by the current administration," according to leading family business expert Don Schwerzler. "Laws that impact our economy are being passed with little or no public debate by lawmakers - who have not even read the proposed legislation! Today, it is more important than ever for family businesses to make an effort to better understand the issues that will impact their business and their family."

Schwerzler began studying and advising family business entrepreneurs in 1967 - a span of more than 40 years. He is the founder of the Family Business Institute headquartered in Atlanta GA.

The National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy research organization, established in 1983.

"The NCPA's goal is to develop and promote private alternatives to government regulation and control, solving problems by relying on the strength of the competitive, entrepreneurial private sector," according to Joe Barnett, Director of Policy Research.

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Older Entrepreneurs Leading the Way

US Federal Regulatory State is Larger than India's Economy

Right-to-Work Laws Have More Benefits

Death to the Death Tax

US No Longer in Top 10

War on Poverty: 50 Years of Failure

Fed Survey Shows Impact Obamacare Is Having on Businesses

Environmental Regulation through Litigation

Billions Spent on Incorrect Federal Payments Each Year

ObamaCare Includes Lobbying Funds

The Amount of Hidden Debt Will Stun Taxpayers

ObamaCare - An Explosion of Regulatory Burdens

$1.8 Trillion Shock

There's a triple tax increase in your future

The Future of Tax Policy: Implications for Small Business and Entrepreneurs

Are American Workers Getting Lazy?

Why America's Doctors are Struggling to Make Ends Meet

Labor's Under-the-radar Power Grab

The Obama Budget

Understanding the True Cost of State and Local Pensions

EPA's Approaching Regulatory Avalanche

Dependence on Government at All-Time High

Wind and Solar Power Production

Government Pay Is Inflated

A Primer on What Unions Do to the Economy

Jobless Tap Disability Fund

Unemployment Insurance Taxes

Right To Work is Working in Oklahoma

Taming the Fourth Branch of Government

America's Worst Wind Energy Project

Toward a Solvent US Postal System

EPA Overreach

New EPA Regulations Requires 230,000 New Employees
Estimated Cost $21 Billion

Regulatory Tsunami

Federal Infrastructure Spending

The High Cost of Massachusetts' Health Care Reform

Record Number of Americans Rely on Food Stamps

Cutting U.S. Corporate Tax Rate Lacks Sense of Urgency

Regulation Day

The Coming State Pension Disaster

Government Unions Have Leverage over Budgets and Taxes

Cut Spending

Is U.S. Manufacturing Dead?

Implementing Health Care Reform will Cost Millions

Local Officals Eye Retiree Health Benefits

Regulation Without Representation

Congress is Unable to Control Its Own Spending

Right-to-Work States Outperform Forced-Union States

Bailout For U.S. Postal Service?

Utah Pension Model

Repeal and Replace: 10 Necessary Changes

High Labor Costs = Fewer Jobs

Are Politicians Serious About Spending Cuts?

The Right Way To Balance The Budget

Entrepreneurs Under Attack

Waiting Your Turn For Healthcare

Government Unions vs Taxpayers

Unemployment Insurance Kills Small Business

Obama Should Cut The Corporate Tax Rate

EPA Permitorium

Postal Service Announces $8.5 Billion Loss

Job-Killing Environmentalists

More Federal Workers' Pay Tops $150,000

Democrats Support Yet Another Bailout

Obama Spends Billions - Only Adds To College Costs

Ready For Pay Cut?

Obama's Imaginary Tax Cut

The Impact of Health Reform on Businesses

Right to Work = Economic Growth

Hiding The Cost Of Government

Unraveling of Obama Care

Regulation Tax Keeps Growing

Red Tape Rises Again - Cost of Regulation Reaches $1.75 Trillion

Stopping Poverty by Making It More Comfortable

Medical Tourism

Union Pensions At Risk

America's Hidden Welfare Program

The Other Capital Gains Tax

Folly of Subsidizing Unemployment

Health Reform Consumer's Guide

2010 Sets Record Cost of Government

The Inheritance Solution

Union Pension Bailouts

Federal Government Overpayed Employees $47 Billion A Year

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