Working to find actionable solutions to the nation's key challenges.
Subscribe to the Newsletter
No virtue in reaching the debt ceiling: Holtz-Eakin
Five Things to Look for as Republicans Roll out Their Budget Proposals
Meet the new debt ceiling: $18,113,000,000,000
The 2016 field and the debt ceiling
Don’t Worry About the U.S. Hitting Its Debt Limit—At Least Not Yet
Retirement Security: What’s Working and What’s Not?
Extraordinary Measures, Simplified
Debt Limit Update: X Date Most Likely in 4Q of 2015
Disability Insurance Trust Fund Solvency: Act Now and Later
President’s Budget Not Dead on Arrival
Think tanks suggest less formal multi-state carbon-trading to meet EPA goals
Augustine and Holliday: Investing in America’s next energy boom
Business Leaders Urge U.S. to Increase Energy Research
What are Republicans going to do about climate change?
BPC’s McKee discusses policy options for reforming RFS
Impacts of Consolidated Nuclear Waste on Communities
Restoring American Energy Innovation Leadership
Energy Secretary Moniz Announces New Policy on Nuclear Waste
10 Policy Recommendations to Improve the Renewable Fuel Standard
BPC’s American Energy Innovation Council Releases Recommendations
McCartney and Litan: Revisiting insurance regulatory reform in a post-crisis world
The Biggest Banks Aren’t Ready to Shrink
Philadelphia Fed names Patrick Harker as Plosser’s successor
Yellen Faces Congress Amid Direst Threat to Fed Since Dodd-Frank
Why Slow Electronic Payments Can Cause Cash Flow Problems
Responding to Systemic Risk: Restoring the Balance
FSOC Reform: An Overview of Recent Proposals
BPC Provides FSOC Reform Testimony for Senate Banking Hearing
Statement by BPC's Aaron Klein on FSOC Accountability
BPC’s Financial Reform Work Praised at Senate Hearing
Wolfensberger: Lott-Daschle Reform Bars Bill-Blocking Actions
Jason Grumet: For Obama and Cruz, Unexpected Directions on Filibuster
Senator’s one small step toward bridging Congress’s massive divide: trust
Jason Grumet: Keystone debate is a sign of progress
GOP optimism about working with Obama in 2015 has quickly soured
By the Numbers: What the Midterms Mean for a Polarized America
Letter and Statement to the House Rules Subcommittee on Legislative & Budget Process on Biennial Budgeting
Congress’ New Year’s Resolutions
New Agenda Setter Series Featuring United States Senator Thom Tillis
114th Congress: Let’s Get to Work
Glickman and Shalala: The ENRICH Act will provide better tools to fight obesity epidemic
BPC aims to develop recommendations for speeding medical innovation
FDA must make smarter use of big data
Dan Glickman: The True Cost of Food Waste
Glickman and Veneman: 2015 Means New FDA Calorie Labeling on Menus
Building Better Health: Innovative Strategies from America’s Business Leaders
Testimony by Alice Rivlin to the House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee on the Medicare SGR
Advancing Medical Innovation Through Public Policy
What Do You Do? Physical Literacy in Action
2015 Congressional Outlook for Health Information Technology
Julián Castro’s Priorities for 2015
New HUD chief Castro is ready to start pushing homeownership
Even credit-worthy borrowers struggle to get a mortgage
Here’s where expert economists think housing is going
New HUD Secretary outlines his vision for last years of Obama Administration
Senators Crapo and Risch Headline BPC Public Forum in Sun Valley, ID
Housing More People More Effectively through a Dynamic Housing Policy
Housing the Families Who Need it Most is Within Our Reach
Moving the Homeownership Needle
Reform Initiatives Hold Promise for the Housing Market
Study: Data lacking about the true state of border security
What immigration reform means for housing
Obama Stays the Course on Immigration as Pressure Mounts
Conservatives Warn That GOP Must Act On Immigration, Not Just Attack Obama
Two Prominent Democrats Float Idea Of Delaying Immigration Actions
Children and the Crisis at the Border
Immigration and Housing: Supply, Demand, and Characteristics
Border Apprehensions Fall for Children, Central Americans
Measuring the Metrics: Grading the Government on Immigration Enforcement
Immigration in the President’s 2016 Budget
Tom Kean and Lee Hamilton: How to halt next terror generation
Ex-government leaders: ISIS could make ‘leap’ into cyberattacks
Charles Robb, Charles Wald, Blaise Misztal: A good deal with Iran requires Congress
Defense-spending cuts stir fear
Tom Kean on addressing the threat of homegrown terrorism
Jihadist Terrorism: A New Threat Assessment Report Release
Crash Course: Conflict in Yemen
Good Deal or No Deal? Recommendation for Independent Review of Iran Nuclear Agreement
The Kurds: Strategic Partners in the Fight Against ISIS?
Jason Grumet, founder and president of BPC, is respected on both sides of the aisle for his innovative approach to improving government effectiveness. Grumet’s first book, City of Rivals: Restoring the Glorious Mess of American Democracy, was released in September 2014.
Senior Fellow, Former U.S. Senator from Maine
Olympia Snowe is a BPC senior fellow and co-chairs its Commission on Political Reform. With her election to the U.S. Senate in 1994, Snowe began an 18-year career in the Senate. She was the first woman in U.S. history to serve in both houses of a state legislature and both houses of Congress.
Former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
Henry Cisneros co-chairs BPC’s Housing Commission and BPC’s Immigration Task Force. In 1981, Cisneros became the first Hispanic-American mayor of a major U.S. city, San Antonio, Texas. In 1992, President Clinton appointed Cisneros to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
G. William Hoagland
Senior Vice President
G. William Hoagland is a senior vice president at BPC. Hoagland has completed 33 years of federal government service. From 1982 until 2003, Hoagland was a staff member of the Senate Budget Committee, serving as that committee’s staff director from 1986 to 2003.
Former Secretary of State
Condoleezza Rice co-chairs BPC’s Immigration Task Force. She is currently a professor of political economy in the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a professor of political science at Stanford University. From January 2005-2009, Rice served as the 66th Secretary of State.
Byron L. Dorgan
Senior Fellow, Former U.S. Senator from North Dakota
Former Senator Byron L. Dorgan is a BPC Senior Fellow and co-chairs BPC’s Energy Project. He served as a congressman and senator for North Dakota for 30 years before retiring from the U.S. Senate in 2011. He served in the Senate leadership for 16 years.
Thomas H. Kean
Former 9/11 Commission Co-Chair, Former Governor of New Jersey
Thomas H. Kean is former governor of New Jersey (1982 to 1990). As governor, he served on the President’s Education Policy Advisory Committee and as chair of the Education Commission of the States and the National Governor’s Association Task Force on Teaching.
Senior Fellow, Former Secretary of Agriculture
Dan Glickman is a BPC senior fellow, and he co-chairs its Commission on Political Reform, Democracy Project, Prevention Initiative, and Task Force on Defense Budget and Strategy. Glickman served as the U.S. secretary of agriculture from March 1995 until January 2001.
Pete V. Domenici
Senior Fellow, Former U.S. Senator from New Mexico
Pete V. Domenici is a BPC senior fellow, and he co-chaired its Debt Reduction Task Force, Health Care Cost Containment Initiative, and Task Force on Defense Budget and Strategy. Domenici served as a senator from New Mexico longer than any other person.
Senior Fellow, Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader
Doctor and Senator Bill Frist is a BPC senior fellow and he co-chairs its Health Project. He is both a nationally recognized heart and lung transplant surgeon and former U.S. Senate Majority Leader. Frist represented Tennessee in the U.S. Senate for 12 years.