Could Year-End Bills Offer Chance to Pass Energy Provisions?

Kimberly Dean December 1, 2015
Congress should not shy away from dusting off their negotiating skills to move some energy and environmental provisions over the finish line.

Immigration and the Labor Force, Part III

Kenneth Megan December 1, 2015
Immigrant-heavy industries suffered greater job losses during the Great Recession, but have also seen higher levels of employment growth in the years since.

Infrastructure Must-Reads, November 30

Finance November 30, 2015
The staff of BPC's Executive Council on Infrastructure share some recent publications, speeches, and testimony relevant to infrastructure policy and finance.

Obama Administration Takes Long-Awaited Step on Insurance Agreement with EU

Justin Schardin November 30, 2015
If an agreement is reached, it would mark the first time a federal government entity has negotiated one or more provisions that preempt state insurance measures.

Turkey Downing of Russian Jet Underscores Complexity of Syrian Conflict

Even as the facts surrounding the incident continue to emerge, what remains uncertain is Turkey’s possible motivations for such aggression.

Financial Reform Must-Reads, November 24

Finance November 24, 2015
BPC’s Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative highlights news articles, papers and other important work which illuminate current and new thinking within financial regulation.

Bipartisan Support in Congress Increases for Long-Term SCORE Act

Hannah Martin November 24, 2015
The Long-Term SCORE Act would allow for a more complete accounting of the potential costs and benefits of prevention policies.

Health and Housing Must-Reads, November 23

Housing November 23, 2015
BPC's Senior Health and Housing Task Force is sharing recent publications, speeches and testimony we consider relevant to our work.

Obama’s Immigration Executive Actions: One Year Later

Lazaro Zamora November 20, 2015
While the controversial deferred action programs remain frozen in the courts, several other reforms have been rolled out or otherwise addressed in the past year.

Investing in Innovation is an American Tradition

Jason Grumet, Norman R. Augustine November 20, 2015
The energy sector spends less than half of one percent of sales on R&D, whereas other industries like pharmaceuticals and aerospace/defense spend considerably more.