Debt ceiling cash crunch: When millions won’t get paid

Economy / News October 7, 2015
Over four different days in November, the U.S. government has to cut checks to Social Security recipients totaling close to $70 billion.

GSE reform just isn’t going to happen soon

Housing / News October 6, 2015
Seven years after Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were placed into conservatorship, there is still a lack of consensus on how to reform the GSEs.

What John Boehner can do before he leaves Congress

Economy / News September 29, 2015
Speaker John Boehner has indicated that he’ll try to work ahead as much as he can before he resigns at the end of October.

Georgia leads online voter registration

Governance / News September 25, 2015
BPC has been advancing the Presidential Commission on Election Administration’s recommendations across the country and in states like Florida and Ohio.

Carson: Political correctness is ruining our country

Immigration / News September 25, 2015
A report from BPC says that 93% of those apprehended crossing the border illegally in the 2013 fiscal year are from Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador.

Be election-ready — register to vote

Governance / News September 22, 2015
Today is National Voter Registration Day, and we are encouraging all eligible Floridians to register to vote or update their registration if they have moved since the last election.

As Turkish election looms, Erdogan presses pro-Kurdish opposition

National Security / News September 21, 2015
Erdogan and the AKP he founded have gone on the offensive, accusing the HDP of ties to the banned Kurdistan Workers Party, designated a terrorist group.

Cautious Fed adds to year-end drama

Economy / News September 20, 2015
The Federal Reserve’s decision to hold off on a critical interest rate hike has ramped up what was already looking to be a hectic finish to 2015.

Congress should get onboard with new school meals

Health / News September 17, 2015
BPC urges bipartisan progress on this important issue to ensure our nation’s children receive nutritious meals and snacks during the school day.

Bill Hoagland Discusses Budget Deadline, Sequester

Economy / News September 14, 2015
BPC Senior Vice President Bill Hoagland talked about the current status of the federal budget and congressional options for addressing sequestration.