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Why You Can’t Fight a War on an Austerity Budget
When will debt ax fall?
For Solution to Income Stagnation, Republicans and Democrats Revise Their Playbooks
The New Senate Budget Chief Is a GOP Dealmaker
House Rule Change Would Force Long-Term Estimates for Major Bills
The Budget Act at 40: Midlife Crisis?
Retirement Security: A Diversity of Risks
New CBO Outlook: Deficits to Grow Over Decade
Is MyRA the Only Way?
Congressional Fiscal Challenges Abound
What are Republicans going to do about climate change?
BPC’s McKee discusses policy options for reforming RFS
Three Ways Renewables Could Benefit From Low Oil Prices
Think tank proposes 40 options to change ethanol mandate
BPC report examines 40 possible options to reform RFS
Identifying a Path Forward on America’s Nuclear Waste
Natural Gas Infrastructure and Methane Emissions
In-Depth Review of U.S. Energy Policy
Clean Power Plan Comments Map
10 Policy Proposals to Improve the Renewable Fuel Standard
House rejects bill granting banks more time to comply with Volcker
WH nominates Landon to Fed board
Lawsky to Banks: Speed Up Payments Innovation — Or Else
New York Regulator Outlines Changes to Bitcoin Rules
New York Tries Again on Bitcoin Licensing
Dodd-Frank at Four: Making Progress, Meeting Challenges & Finding Solutions
The Big Bank Theory: Breaking Down the Breakup Arguments
FSOC to Consider New Transparency and Process Measures
FSOC Reform: An Overview of Recent Proposals
What to Watch for: FSOC’s January 21 Meeting
GOP optimism about working with Obama in 2015 has quickly soured
Dan Glickman and Olympia Snowe: How Congress and federal leaders can work better together
Congress’ New Year’s Resolutions
Tom Daschle and Jason Grumet: Grease the Wheels
Jason Grumet: What McConnell Can Do to Improve Elections
Governing in a Polarized America: A Bipartisan Blueprint to Strengthen our Democracy
Letter and Statement to the House Rules Subcommittee on Legislative & Budget Process on Biennial Budgeting
114th Congress: Let’s Get to Work
Bipartisan Redistricting Takes a Big Step Forward in Ohio
A Path Forward: What’s Next for the Divided States of America
Glickman and Veneman: 2015 Means New FDA Calorie Labeling on Menus
Cost of Care: Health care industry’s old models are crumbling
Bill Frist: Time to advance a new oversight framework for health IT
Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Ease FDA Oversight of EHRs, Health IT
U.S. House books busy health IT agenda for January
Delivery System Reform: Transitioning from Volume to Value
Transitioning to Organized Systems of Care: Near-Term Recommendations to Improve Accountable Care Organizations in Medicare
Promoting Innovation, Protecting Patient Safety
Building Better Health: Innovative Strategies from America’s Business Leaders
Teaching Nutrition and Physical Activity in Medical School: Training Doctors for Prevention-Oriented Care
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
New HUD Secretary outlines his vision for last years of Obama Administration
Senators Crapo and Risch Headline BPC Public Forum in Sun Valley, ID
Housing More People More Effectively through a Dynamic Housing Policy
Housing the Families Who Need it Most is Within Our Reach
Moving the Homeownership Needle
Reform Initiatives Hold Promise for the Housing Market
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
Anger Over Executive Action Is No Excuse For GOP Stalling, Politicians Say
Children and the Crisis at the Border
Child Migration by the Numbers
Analysis: New High-Skilled Immigration Reform Bills
Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration Explained
Room for Consensus
Tom Kean and Lee Hamilton: How to halt next terror generation
Ex-government leaders: ISIS could make ‘leap’ into cyberattacks
Charles Robb, Charles Wald, Blaise Misztal: A good deal with Iran requires Congress
Defense-spending cuts stir fear
Tom Kean on addressing the threat of homegrown terrorism
ISIS Rising, Middle East Crumbling? Regional Implications of Iraqi Instability
Turkish Baraj: The Parliamentary Threshold and the Constitutional Court
Former U.S. Ambassadors to Yemen to Headline Panel Discussion on Fragility and Extremism in Yemen
Fragility and Extremism in Yemen, Again
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 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.
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.
Co-Founder, Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader
Tom Daschle was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1986 and was chosen as Senate Democratic leader in 1994. Senator Daschle is one of the longest serving Senate Democratic leaders in history and the only one to serve twice as both Majority and Minority Leader.
Senior Fellow, Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader
Trent Lott is a BPC senior fellow, and he co-chairs its Commission on Political Reform and Energy Project. Lott served in Congress on behalf of the people of the state of Mississippi for 35 years. Elected to the Senate in 1988, he became the Senate’s 16th majority leader in 1996.
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.