Nuclear Waste Dry Cask Storage, Explained

Energy / Research July 28, 2015
As nuclear waste continues to make headlines, a common reference point is the dry cask storage in which nuclear waste is sometimes held.

Advancing Medical Innovation for a Healthier America

Health / Research July 24, 2015
To usher in this new age of digitally-driven, personalized care, federal agencies must be equipped to keep the U.S. at the forefront of medical innovation.

How Does the Iran Deal Measure Up? Final Text Versus Framework‎ Agreement

Blaise Misztal, Jessica Michek / Research July 17, 2015
BPC analysis comparing the April framework agreement between Iran and the P5+1 to the text of the final deal reveals several worrying discrepancies.

Proposal for Improving the Congressional Budget Process

Pete V. Domenici, Alice M. Rivlin / Research July 17, 2015
Washington has lurched from one crisis to another and kept the government running by means of continuing resolutions and massive appropriations bills.

Letter to Senators McConnell and Reid on Chemical Safety Modernization

Trent Lott, Byron L. Dorgan / Research July 6, 2015
The current law is broadly considered ineffective at regulating many chemicals that have entered the marketplace in the last several decades.

Governors’ Council Letter in Support of the Remote Transactions Parity Act

States can require only stores that have a physical presence in that state to collect state sales taxes. With the growth in online purchasing, states are losing $24 billion in annual revenues.

Letter to Senate Finance Chronic Care Working Group

The transition away from fee-for-service to more coordinated systems of care will benefit beneficiaries across the Medicare program, and particularly those living with chronic conditions.

Testimony by BPC President Jason Grumet on Energy Diplomacy

Jason Grumet / Research June 2, 2015
Jason Grumet offered his recommendations on energy policy and proposed legislation before the House Energy and Commerce Committee. 

New Turkey or New Government? The June 2015 Parliamentary Election

National Security / Research June 1, 2015
The concerns of electoral fraud reveal a deep lack of trust in Turkey’s political system and, no matter the outcome, the elections seem likely to further deepen that polarization.

A Prevention Prescription for Improving Health and Health Care in America

Health / Research May 28, 2015
There is growing recognition that prevention holds vast potential to improve health, while also reducing national spending on health care.