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Coming to a 2016 campaign near you: New fiscal cliff?
Budget brinkmanship grips DC
Greece and Puerto Rico May Force 2016 Candidates to Talk About U.S. Debt
Five misconceptions about Obama’s Asia trade agenda
Has Congress prepared for a blockbuster Obamacare ruling?
Starting to Save: Innovations for Working America
A Bipartisan Approach to America’s Fiscal Future
Devil is in the Details in CBO’s Long Term Budget Outlook
Congress Should Find Long-term Solution, Not Tricks to Avoid Defense Caps
Congress Goes Off-Road with Highway Funding Bill
Study: Clean Power Plan Could Save Thousands of Lives
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
Letter to Senators McConnell and Reid on Chemical Safety Modernization
Getting Back on Track: The America COMPETES Reauthorization Act
Will the Clean Power Plan Be a Catalyst for Energy Efficiency?
Energy Innovation Back on the Federal Agenda
Proposed Reliability Mechanisms for the Clean Power Plan
Regional Feds’ head-hunting under scrutiny over insider bias, delays
Not Far to Look: Fed’s Newest President Searched, Found Himself
Quality, Not Just Quantity, of Infrastructure Needs Attention
The Debate Over Rail Safety May Never Be the Same
Hiring a New York Fed Chief Could Take a While
Innovative Financing: Filling the Infrastructure Pothole
Business Can Help Bridge the Infrastructure Gap
Bank Living Wills: Five Years Later, Still in Probate
Time is Running Out for White House to Fill Financial Regulatory Posts
FSOC Annual Report Highlights New Emerging Threats
How’s Congress doing? There’s an index to answer that
A year of national service for young Americans could restore trust in government
Is There Room for a Third Party?
Congress is getting some stuff done. It’s so rare that everyone is noticing.
It’s Not Your Imagination: Congress Really Is Working More
Toward Productive Partisanship: Congress’ Mid-Year Review
Governors’ Council Letter in Support of the Remote Transactions Parity Act
Governors Leading in the Senate
Healthy Congress Index
Congress and the Terrific, Honorable, Very Good, Not Bad Day
Daschle and Frist: Advancing transparency in healthcare: A call to action
GOP hits another roadblock on Obamacare repeal
Frist and Rivlin: The Power of Prevention
What can be done to ensure healthcare providers compete?
Letter to Senate Finance Chronic Care Working Group
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
Home Can Be Where the Help Is
Addressing the nexus of housing and healthcare
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
Housing Finance Reform: A Status Report
Housing the Families Who Need it Most is Within Our Reach
Housing America’s Seniors: More Affordable Supply, More Innovation Needed
Years After Crisis, Housing Finance System Still in Need of Reform
BPC Health and Housing Task Force to Address Critical Issues of Aging Population
Courts backlogged until 2019 to accommodate minors
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
Assembling the Pieces: The Economics of Step-by-Step Immigration Reform
Border Apprehensions of Central American Children and Families Continue to Fall
Immigration Executive Action Court Case Primer
Funding Immigration Courts Should Not be Controversial
First 100 Days: Immigration and the 114th Congress
Voters to Turkey’s president: Back off
Early Results Go Against Erdogan and Turkey’s Ruling Party in Historic Election
Turkey Election Could Transform State
Iran’s Nuclear Stockpile Grows, Complicating Negotiations
Nuke deal ‘fact sheets’ vary between US, Iran, others
Developing Community-Based Strategies to Prevent Targeted Violence and Mass Casualty Attacks
New Turkey or New Government? The June 2015 Parliamentary Election
IAEA Report Shows Iran Not Yet Compliant with Interim Nuclear Pact
Kurdish Advance in Syria Reveals U.S.-Turkey Divide
Turkey Election Raises More Questions Than It Answers
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.