Healthcare: Building a 21st Century, Patient-Centered System
No one doubts that our nation's health care system is in need of
reform, but we must strike the right balance that builds on what works and fixes
what is broken. All Americans deserve access to high-quality, affordable care.
But such coverage cannot come at the expense of their ability to choose their
own doctor and have access to the right care, at the right time, in the right
setting without waiting in line while sick. In addition, we must continue to
focus on the innovation and science that have resulted in thousands of
treatments and cures for life-threatening or debilitating diseases while
allowing America to remain the leader in research and development worldwide.
Education: Preparing Our Children to Succeed
high-quality education should not be dependent upon a parent's income or
address. All of America's children deserve an education that will prepare them
for the opportunities and the challenges that await them in the global economy.
Yet today, thousands of American children, especially in our inner cities,
receive a substandard education or find post-secondary education unaffordable.
We must return power from Washington to parents and well-paid teachers who know
what's best for our children.
Energy: Solutions for Energy
American families and businesses cannot afford an
energy policy where we are held hostage by foreign oil cartels and dictators. As
a nation, we can no longer send billions of dollars overseas each year, often to
countries that help fund our enemies. We must implement a comprehensive energy
policy that includes traditional fuels, alternative energy, and conservation
resulting in affordable, reliable domestic energy. Such a policy will stabilize
costs for families and businesses while at the same time creating much-needed
jobs here at home.
National Security: Defending American Liberty and
The threats posed to our nation are more varied and evolving
more than perhaps at any other time in our history. Modern communications,
technology and the proliferation of weapons of all types have empowered our
enemies and those who support them. Our national security policy must reflect
these realities while allowing us to maintain technological superiority, support
the most well-trained and well-equipped military in the world and have the
intelligence capabilities to uncover and prevent attacks before they occur.
Our National Panel of Experts:
Governor Haley Barbour
Governor Jeb Bush
Governor Bobby Jindal
Senator John McCain
Governor Mitt Romney
These are not the only issue areas where we
will engage America, but they form a starting point in our revitalization
effort. In the coming months, the NCNA will focus our attention outside of
Washington where American families are living and raising their children,
working toward the promise of a better tomorrow, and where common-sense ideals
are valued over pundits and the political winds. We know America's best days are
ahead, but we need to work hard to ensure that promise. We also know that the
American people want choices and alternatives - that there is no one right
solution for what America and its people need. This is what our country was
founded on, this is what we stand for, this is what we hope the National Council
for a New America will provide and we ask our fellow citizens to join with us.
John Boehner, Eric Cantor, Mike Pence, Cathy McMorris
Rodgers, John Carter, Pete Sessions, David Dreier, Kevin McCarthy, Roy Blunt
Mitch McConnell, Jon Kyl, Lamar Alexander, John Cornyn, John Thune