Working to find actionable solutions to the nation's key challenges.
Calls for Social Security Expansion Grow Louder in Washington
How fix a critical flaw in 401(k) plans
This retirement plan lifts a million people out of poverty
Kent Conrad and James Lockhart Discuss Social Security Funding Crisis
America isn’t saving enough for retirement. Can that be fixed before it’s too late?
Losing Our Edge: Pentagon Personnel Reform and the Dangers of Inaction
Why the Pentagon Doesn’t Want an Extra $18 Billion This Year
One Social Security Reform that Democrats and Republicans Agree On
Securing Our Financial Future
Next President Should Heed Social Security Trustees’ Warning
Entrepreneurship: One issue both parties can agree on
White House details massive clean-tech spending plan
Exporting oil is key to US progress on climate change
State regulators, utilities see advantages in mass-based approach to EPA rule
A Mixed Legacy on Oil
Leadership in Innovation: Creating a New Energy Future
Modeling the Evolving Power Sector and Impacts of the Clean Power Plan
How Short-Termism Impacts R&D Investments
DOE, Clean Line Partnership Represents a Win for Energy Infrastructure
From Science to Marketplace: The Federal Role in Innovation
The Private Sector Can Improve Our Crumbling Infrastructure
Curbing Bad Apples Won’t Erase Contagion Risk
On Weed Day, banks caught between pot and the law
Sanders interview causes uproar
A creative way to pay for infrastructure upgrades
An Open Letter to the Presidential Candidates on Infrastructure
Leaders Call on 2016 Candidates to Prioritize Infrastructure
De-Designation of GE Capital is a Milestone for FSOC
Fed Sends Three Clear Messages With Insurance Capital Proposal
A New Model to Modernize U.S. Infrastructure
Jason Grumet and Robert Traynham Talk GOP, Election 2016
How American Politics Went Insane
John Fortier on VP Selection Process, Possible Picks for Clinton and Trump
The Downfall of a Pragmatic Republican
How a presidential candidate decides on a vice president, explained
The New Realities of Voting by Mail in 2016
Virginia Rolls Out Voter Registration Modernization at DMV
The 26th Amendment Turns 45
Ohio Adds to List of States with Online Voter Registration
Healthy Congress Index
Develop Drugs With Data
Improving food security amid growing environmental challenges
America's elderly desperately need more affordable housing
Cell therapy reversed blindness for 47,000 patients in 2015
The Future of Food Policy
Stalemate: Response to the Zika Virus
Using Real-World Evidence to Accelerate Safe and Effective Cures
Finding Common Ground on Regulatory Approach for Cell Therapy
A Call to Action on the Future of Sustainable Agriculture
With Health Care in the Spotlight, Experts Discuss Affordability of Medicines
Integrating Health Care And Housing To Promote Healthy Aging
BPC’s Katherine Hayes and Bill Hoagland Talk Long-Term Care, Senior Housing
This is the most serious risk facing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
Watt sounds warning bell on GSEs
Healthy Aging Begins at Home
Measuring Credit Availability and Credit Risk in the Housing Finance System
Connecting Health and Housing: Lessons from Philadelphia
Address by FHFA Director Mel Watt
Health and Housing Expert Forum: Aging in Place in Rural Communities
Many What-Ifs in Donald Trump’s Plan for Migrants
Migrant surge signals systemic problems in immigration enforcement
U.S. Doesn’t Know How Many Foreign Visitors Overstay Visas
Lawmakers Must Do More to Respond to Refugee Crisis
Culprit or Scapegoat? Immigration’s Effect on Employment and Wages
Supreme Court Tie Blocks President’s Immigration Actions
Will 2016 Migrant Surge Outpace 2014’s Record?
Naturalization Filings Consistent With Past Election Years
Biometric Entry-Exit Update: CBP Developing Land Border Process
How did Erdogan, and his party, escape the fate of their predecessors?
Turkey’s Bitter Divisions Will Widen After The Failed Coup
Did Obama get Erdogan wrong?
Iran Nuclear Deal Faces Triple Threat in Congress on Anniversary
How the Middle East was invented
Iran Deal at One
Turkey Coup Attempt Leaves America With Stark Choice
Turkey vs. ISIS and the PKK: What’s the Difference?
Does Iran’s Past Matter?
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 Senator from Maine
Olympia Snowe is a member of BPC’s board of directors, a BPC senior fellow, and a co-chair of BPC’s Commission on Political Reform. She was the first woman in U.S. history to serve in both houses of a state legislature and both houses of Congress.
Co-Chair, Housing Commission and Immigration Task Force; Former Secretary of HUD
Henry Cisneros co-chairs BPC’s Housing Commission, Immigration Task Force, and Senior Health and Housing Task Force. He served as the secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development in President Bill Clinton’s administration.
Alice M. Rivlin
Co-Chair, Debt Reduction Task Force; Former Director of the Office of Management and Budget
Alice M. Rivlin co-chairs BPC’s Debt Reduction Task Force. She was director of the White House Office of Management and Budget in the first Clinton administration and served as vice chair of the Federal Reserve Board from 1996 to 1999.
G. William Hoagland
Senior Vice President
G. William Hoagland is BPC’s senior vice president. In this capacity, he helps direct and manage fiscal, health, and economic policy analyses. Before joining BPC in September 2012, Hoagland served as vice president of public policy for CIGNA Corporation.
Senior Fellow; Former Secretary of Agriculture
Dan Glickman is a BPC senior fellow and co-chairs its Commission on Political Reform, Democracy Project, and Prevention Initiative. After serving Kansas for 18 years in the House of Representatives, he was the secretary of agriculture from March 1995 until January 2001.
Thomas H. Kean
Co-Chair, National Security Program; Former Governor of New Jersey
Thomas H. Kean co-chairs BPC’s National Security Program. Kean served as governor of New Jersey from 1982 to 1990, and was the president of Drew University from 1990 to 2005. He also served as chairman of the 9/11 Commission from 2002 to 2004.
Pete V. Domenici
Senior Fellow and Co-Chair, Debt Reduction Task Force; Former Senator from New Mexico
Pete V. Domenici is a BPC senior fellow and co-chair of its Debt Reduction Task Force, Health Care Cost Containment Initiative, and Task Force on Defense Budget and Strategy. He served as chairman and ranking minority member of both the budget and energy committees.
Senior Fellow, Former Senate Majority Leader
Bill Frist is a BPC senior fellow and co-chair of its Health Project. In addition to being a nationally recognized heart and lung transplant surgeon, he was Senate majority leader from 2003 to 2007.