What We’re Reading in Prevention, September 1

Health September 1, 2015
This new, quarterly publication will share highlights from recent publications, speeches and testimony focused on the intersection of health and health care.

Wild Ride on Wall Street: Early Test of Liquidity?

Aaron Klein, Kristofer Readling September 1, 2015
The stock market’s wild swing last week could provide an indication of whether concerns about broader market liquidity declining are accurate, and if so, the cause.

What We’re Reading in Health and Housing, August 31

Housing August 31, 2015
BPC's Health and Housing Task Force is sharing recent publications, speeches and testimony we consider relevant to our work.

CBO: President’s Immigration Proposal Would Reduce Deficit by $173 billion

Kenneth Megan August 28, 2015
The president’s immigration plan largely echoes the comprehensive immigration reform bill that passed the Senate in 2013 but was not taken up by the House.

What You Need to Know: Immigrant Family Detention

Lazaro Zamora August 27, 2015
Immigrant family detention expanded dramatically after the surge of unaccompanied children and family units arriving at the southern border last summer.

Home and Community-based Services: Maximizing the Impact of Federal Spending

Henry Cisneros, Mel Martinez August 26, 2015
Currently, five federal agencies fund multiple programs that provide assistance for the aging such as in-home services, affordable housing and transportation.

Iran Deal and Possible Military Dimensions

Jessica Michek August 25, 2015
The IAEA's attempts to gain a full understanding of the possible military dimensions of Iran’s nuclear program have been stonewalled by Tehran for a decade.

Immigration and the Labor Force

Kenneth Megan August 25, 2015
Factors other than immigration have driven the decline in employment and labor force participation among native-born Americans over the past 15 years.

Erdogan Seeks ‎to Reclaim Power in Early Elections

Ayhan Üçok August 24, 2015
Under AKP rule, Turkey has been on a downward democratic trajectory, which is poised to continue if the party regains its majority in the upcoming election.

The Kurdish Connection

Ayhan Üçok August 20, 2015
The delicate balance between Turkey and the United States over the Kurdish issue has limited the scope of the anti-ISIS coalition.