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Debt ceiling cash crunch: When millions won’t get paid
What John Boehner can do before he leaves Congress
Cautious Fed adds to year-end drama
Bill Hoagland Discusses Budget Deadline, Sequester
Experts say a government shutdown is likely
Rethinking Retirement Plans
Improve the SSDI Program and Address the Impending Trust Fund Depletion
Treasury Will Hit "X-date" for Paying Debt Nov. 10-19
Social Security at 80: Celebrating the Past and Securing the Future
Higher Education Reforms Aim for Greater Accountability
A Mixed Legacy on Oil
5 Ways Obama’s Successor Could Undermine His New Climate Rules
The president calls for a greener America
Energy policy shifts needed to respond to changing landscape
Timing is the element most likely to change in EPA’s final Clean Power Plan
The Final Clean Power Plan: Understanding the Options for the Midcontinent
The Impact of Tax Reform on the Performance of Energy Plants
Bipartisan Senate Energy Bill Reflects Many of BPC’s Electric Grid Priorities
Six Things to Look for in the Final Clean Power Plan
Licensing Challenges Limit Hydropower’s Potential
Obama, GOP in blame game over financial nominees
Aaron Klein: Stock market volatility is not a financial panic
To restore infrastructure, private sector must step up
Nominations Backlog Grows
Dallas Fed Struggles to Fill Fisher’s Big Shoes
Insurance and Banking: Understanding Two Different Industries
Acceleration in Suspicious Activity Reporting Warrants Another Look
Wild Ride on Wall Street: Early Test of Liquidity?
How FSOC Undermined, and the Fed May Save, U.S. Case for Insurance Regulatory Equivalence
Dodd-Frank at Five: Looking Back and Looking Ahead
Georgia leads online voter registration
Be election-ready — register to vote
Jason Grumet on BPC’s Healthy Congress Index
VIDEO: BPC’s John Fortier Discusses the State of Congress on C-SPAN
Is Congress inching toward functionality?
Key Objectives for the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act
Paper Trails and Audits Can Boost Confidence in Elections
Healthy Congress Index
Governors Leading in the Senate
Congress and the Terrific, Honorable, Very Good, Not Bad Day
Congress should get onboard with new school meals
Upton Wants to Keep Pressure on Senate to Take Up FDA Reform Bill
Will Hospitals Lose Money Under Obamacare?
Daschle and Frist: Advancing transparency in healthcare
Has Congress prepared for a blockbuster Obamacare ruling?
High Tech and High Touch: Patient-Physician Relationships in the New Millennium
Transitioning from Volume to Value: Accelerating the Shift to Alternative Payment Models
Congress Can Reach Bipartisan Agreement on Changes to ACA
Advancing Medical Innovation for a Healthier America
The United States Has a New Physical Literacy Plan
GSE reform just isn’t going to happen soon
BPC discussion: Fannie, Freddie reform can happen but one step at a time
Home Can Be Where the Help Is
Addressing the nexus of housing and healthcare
New effort launched to help seniors with housing, healthcare
New Hampshire Housing Summit
America’s Growing Senior Population
Expert Forum: The Role of Technology in Aging in Place
Housing is a Growing Source of Instability
Housing Finance Reform: A Status Report
Carson: Political correctness is ruining our country
Immigration Policy More Complicated than Campaign Slogans
Trump, ‘Anchor Babies’ and the GOP’s Birthright Boondoggle
Immigration in America: The real debate
Courts backlogged until 2019 to accommodate minors
The Syrian Refugee Crisis: Balancing Humanitarian and Security Challenges
EB-5 Program: Successes, Challenges and Opportunities
Comparing Humanitarian Admissions in the U.S. and EU
Sanctuary Cities and Immigration Detainers: A Primer
Immigration and the Labor Force, Part II
As Turkish election looms, Erdogan presses pro-Kurdish opposition
Obama, Hill GOP May Be Headed for Legal Clash Over Iran
How to Contain Iran Deal Fallout
Blaise Misztal discusses Iran deal, BPC’s vote tracker
Defeat Islamic State with culture war
Divide and Conquer: Erdogan’s Strategy Ahead of Turkey’s Snap Election
Syrian Refugee Crisis Raises Humanitarian and Security Concerns
Iran Vote Tracker
Funding Inspections Under the Iran Deal
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 and Prevention Initiative. He 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.