Working to find actionable solutions to the nation's key challenges.
Tax reform: Starting place for jobs, growth
Trump’s Big Challenge: Getting Things Done Without Money
No Debt Limit Pressure Till Mid-Summer 2017
Congress struggles with full agenda before November elections
Ten years after retirement security law, it’s time to act again
Fixing Fiscal Myopia
New Bill Has Potential to Put Social Security on Sustainable Path
Budget Battles Defining Washington: A Timeline
Lame Duck: What and When?
Reforming an Antiquated Tax Code
Tom Fanning: Energy Security Boosts Economic, National Security
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
Moving Forward with Consent-Based Siting for Nuclear Waste Facilities
Legal Experts Weigh in on the Clean Power Plan’s Day in Court
Interactive: Impacts of the Final Clean Power Plan
How Short-Termism Impacts R&D Investments
DOE, Clean Line Partnership Represents a Win for Energy Infrastructure
Infrastructure investment will be the grease to end Washington gridlock
Trump’s call for new roads, bridges and other public works finds wide support
Banking regulations face rollbacks under Trump administration
Clinton right on infrastructure, but more needed
Congresswoman presses regulators on Volcker Rule data
Transition Memo: A Plan to Modernize America’s Infrastructure
Trump Can Remake Most Financial Regulatory Agencies
What Does a Trump Presidency Mean for Infrastructure?
What a Trump Presidency Means for Financial Regulation
Four Takeaways from the Fed’s Proposed Stress Test Changes
The argument for/against earmarks
The first step to fixing long lines at the polls
Bring back earmarks
Voting Officials Are Fed Up With Donald Trump’s Talk Of A ‘Rigged’ Election
Rebalancing the Federal–State Partnership
Healthy Congress Index
Analyzing the 2016 Election
Virginia Rolls Out Voter Registration Modernization at DMV
The 26th Amendment Turns 45
Bipartisan action will accelerate cures for Americans
Affordable housing, quality healthcare can let seniors age in place
How Quickly Could Obamacare Be Erased?
What Opportunities Will Congress And President Have To Improve Health Policy?
Linking housing, health care for aging seniors
Improving Care for Individuals Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid
Congress Puts Patients First Passing 21st Century Cures
Realizing the Promise of Medical Innovation
Healthy Aging Checklist
Bipartisan Action on Medical Innovation Is Within Reach
Put an End to Senior Homelessness
Integrating Health Care And Housing To Promote Healthy Aging
America's elderly desperately need more affordable housing
Healthy Aging Begins at Home
The Impact of the 2016 Elections on GSE Reform
Enhancing Access to Credit with New Scoring Tools
FHFA’s Credit Risk Program and the Future of GSE Legislation
Muslim Registry “Easy” To Reinstate But “Ineffective”
The Immigration Debate in the Age of Trump
Trump’s plan to subject immigrants to “ideological tests"
Many What-Ifs in Donald Trump’s Plan for Migrants
Migrant surge signals systemic problems in immigration enforcement
Balancing Priorities: Immigration, National Security, and Public Safety
Addressing Unauthorized Immigrants in America
The Political Obstacles to Immigration Reform
Immigration and National Security: Balancing Interests
Administration Attempts to Adapt as Central American Flow Continues
To secure homeland, clean up Congressional oversight
Erdogan’s crackdown on pro-Kurdish party
Get Ready to Walk Away from Incirlik
Four maps that explain the chaos of the Middle East
The government is unprepared for a cyber attack
U.S. Middle East Policy from Obama to Trump
Beyond the Myth of Partnership: Rethinking U.S. Policy Toward Turkey
Trump in the Middle East: A New Strategy or More of the Same?
The Alternatives to Incirlik
Mosul: What Are We Fighting For?
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.
Board Member and 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.
Board Member; Co-Chair, Housing Commission and Immigration Task Force; Former Secretary of HUD
Henry Cisneros, a BPC board member, 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 a BPC 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.
Restoring America’s Future
Read the full Debt Reduction Task Force plan