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House GOP leaders pick loyalists for budget talks
GOP: Budget deal a cinch
GOP’s competing priorities exposed in budget brawl
No virtue in reaching the debt ceiling: Holtz-Eakin
Five Things to Look for as Republicans Roll out Their Budget Proposals
A Bipartisan Opportunity: Improving Retirement Security
Debt Limit Analysis
How Waiting for Social Security Can Help Increase Your Benefits
Four Tips to Help Make Your Savings Last Throughout Retirement
Debt Limit Update: X Date Most Likely in 4Q of 2015
Lawmaker suggests ‘grand bargain’ to allow oil exports
The Yucca ‘Albatross’
Obama shifts gears on nuclear waste; Yucca impact uncertain
Senators push bipartisan bill to build nuclear waste dump
US DOE to begin to move on nuclear waste issue this year: Moniz
Proposed Reliability Mechanisms for the Clean Power Plan: An RSV/RAM Workshop
Insights from Modeling the Proposed Clean Power Plan
How Tax Reform Could Make Wind, Solar and Natural Gas Power More Expensive
Energy Secretary Moniz Announces New Policy on Nuclear Waste
BPC’s American Energy Innovation Council Releases Recommendations
Aaron Klein: GE Finance Move Could Shed ‘Systemically Important’ Label
GE Looks to Check Out of ‘Hotel California’ of Added Federal Oversight
Did Dodd-Frank Create a ‘Hotel California’?
McCartney and Litan: Revisiting insurance regulatory reform in a post-crisis world
The Biggest Banks Aren’t Ready to Shrink
Bridging the Infrastructure Funding Gap
Statement by BPC's Aaron Klein on FSOC Accountability
What to Watch for: FSOC’s April 20 Meeting
Can GE Check Out of the SIFI Hotel (California)?
Reform the Fed? Get Rid of Groupthink
Congress is getting some stuff done. It’s so rare that everyone is noticing.
It’s Not Your Imagination: Congress Really Is Working More
Congress may be getting ‘healthier,’ new study finds
Is Congress any more productive than it used to be?
Glimmers of Hope on the Hill
Pragmatism Comes to Washington: Governors Leading in the Senate
Letter to Senators Alexander and Murray on the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Healthy Congress Index
Congress and the Terrific, Honorable, Very Good, Not Bad Day
Presidential Commission on Election Administration: One Year Retrospective
Bill Frist: The Promises of Data Science for the FDA
Medicare bill: How 11 minutes of bipartisanship solved 12 years of frustration
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
Transitioning from Volume to Value: Consolidation and Alignment of Quality Measures
Leading U.S. Companies and BPC Launch Physical Activity Challenge
The Role and Future of the Children’s Health Insurance Program
Advancing Medical Innovation Through Public Policy
What Do You Do? Physical Literacy in Action
New effort launched to help seniors with housing, healthcare
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
Housing the Families Who Need it Most is Within Our Reach
Years After Crisis, Housing Finance System Still in Need of Reform
BPC Health and Housing Task Force to Address Critical Issues of Aging Population
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
Measuring the Metrics: Grading the Government on Immigration Enforcement
First 100 Days: Immigration and the 114th Congress
H-1B Cap to Be Hit Within Days for a Third Year in a Row
Border Apprehensions Fall for Children, Central Americans
Immigration in the President’s 2016 Budget
Nuke deal ‘fact sheets’ vary between US, Iran, others
ISIS in Damascus: Fighting in Syrian capital a new threat
Someone’s Going to Have to Pay for the Iran Deal
In Iran talks, failure is an option
Dobriansky and Misztal: Russia’s grab for its neighbors
Turkey: An Increasingly Undependable Ally
What’s the Deal? Divergent Descriptions of the Iran Nuclear Agreement
Iran Nuclear Agreement a Good First Step, But Engagement with Congress Necessary
Fragility and Extremism in Yemen, Again
Prospects for Turkey’s Economy in 2015
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.
Friday, January 4, 2013
Alice Rivlin, co-chair of BPC’s Debt Reduction Task Force, discusses the debt ceiling and the impact of the fiscal cliff deal:
Innovation and Technology, Oil and Natural Gas
Financial Stability, Improving Dodd-Frank