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How will the candidates help small business?
In search of a way to defuse the debt limit brinkmanship
GOP’s debt-limit pressure grows
Debt ceiling cash crunch: When millions won’t get paid
What John Boehner can do before he leaves Congress
Debt Limit Analysis
Treasury Will Hit "X-date" for Paying Debt Nov. 10-19
Budget Agreement Includes Several BPC Recommendations on Disability Insurance
Interactive: Recent History of the Debt Limit
Social Security at 80: Celebrating the Past and Securing the Future
State regulators, utilities see advantages in mass-based approach to EPA rule
A Mixed Legacy on Oil
5 Ways Obama’s Successor Could Undermine His New Climate Rules
The president calls for a greener America
Energy policy shifts needed to respond to changing landscape
Letter to Congress on Advanced Nuclear Energy Innovation
Investing in Innovation is an American Tradition
Bipartisan Senate Energy Bill Reflects Many of BPC’s Electric Grid Priorities
Six Things to Look for in the Final Clean Power Plan
Licensing Challenges Limit Hydropower’s Potential
Forget rates, the Fed needs to weigh in on pot
Federal Reserve dividends: Wrong road for a highway funding fix
Obama, GOP in blame game over financial nominees
Aaron Klein: Stock market volatility is not a financial panic
Global Insurance Regulatory Issues: Implications for U.S. Policy and Regulation
Marijuana Legalization: Raising Novel Banking Questions
Acceleration in Suspicious Activity Reporting Warrants Another Look
Wild Ride on Wall Street: Early Test of Liquidity?
How FSOC Undermined, and the Fed May Save, U.S. Case for Insurance Regulatory Equivalence
Paul Ryan should give the right more input, not less — and here’s why
Study shows amendments are nearly extinct in the House
Be election-ready — register to vote
Jason Grumet on BPC’s Healthy Congress Index
VIDEO: BPC’s John Fortier Discusses the State of Congress on C-SPAN
Ballot Battles: What Our History of Election Disputes Can Teach Us
Key Objectives for the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act
Ohio Voters Approve State Legislative Redistricting Reform
Healthy Congress Index
Paper Trails and Audits Can Boost Confidence in Elections
Saving Lives, Strengthening Nations
Want to reach your doc? Many Americans would use email or text — but can’t
Congress should get onboard with new school meals
Upton Wants to Keep Pressure on Senate to Take Up FDA Reform Bill
Will Hospitals Lose Money Under Obamacare?
Advancing Regenerative Cellular Therapies for Americans
Transitioning from Volume to Value: Accelerating the Shift to Alternative Payment Models
Three Medical Innovation Priorities Ready for Congressional Action
Congress Can Reach Bipartisan Agreement on Changes to ACA
Advancing Medical Innovation for a Healthier America
Reauthorize the Older Americans Act
GSE reform just isn’t going to happen soon
BPC discussion: Fannie, Freddie reform can happen but one step at a time
Home Can Be Where the Help Is
Addressing the nexus of housing and healthcare
An Open Letter to the Presidential Candidates
Expert Forum: The Role of Technology in Aging in Place
Housing is a Growing Source of Instability
Housing Finance Reform: A Status Report
Housing America’s Seniors: More Affordable Supply, More Innovation Needed
Lawmakers Must Do More to Respond to Refugee Crisis
Carson: Political correctness is ruining our country
Immigration Policy More Complicated than Campaign Slogans
Trump, ‘Anchor Babies’ and the GOP’s Birthright Boondoggle
Immigration in America: The real debate
EB-5 Program: Successes, Challenges and Opportunities
Obama’s Immigration Executive Actions: One Year Later
Immigrant Integration in the U.S. and EU
Looking Forward: The Future of U.S. Immigration
Comparing Humanitarian Admissions in the U.S. and EU
14 years of war and we still haven't learned the right lesson
BPC’s Misztal discusses growing ISIS threat
As Turkish election looms, Erdogan presses pro-Kurdish opposition
The Case for Strategic Health Diplomacy: A Study of PEPFAR
Turkey Downing of Russian Jet Underscores Complexity of Syrian Conflict
Fear Wins: Erdogan Victorious in Turkey Election
What’s Behind the West’s Slow Response to the Refugee Crisis?
Turkey Targets Kurds First, ISIS Second
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.
Alice M. Rivlin
Former Director of the Office of Management and Budget
Alice M. Rivlin co-chaired, with former Senator Pete Domenici, the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Debt Reduction Task Force. Rivlin served as vice chair of the Federal Reserve Board (1996-99). She was the founding director of the Congressional Budget Office (1975-83).
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.
Senior Fellow, Former Secretary of Agriculture
Dan Glickman is a BPC senior fellow, and he co-chairs its Commission on Political Reform, Democracy Project and Prevention Initiative. He served as the U.S. secretary of agriculture from March 1995 until January 2001.
Thomas H. Kean
Former 9/11 Commission Chairman, Former Governor of New Jersey
Thomas H. Kean co-chairs BPC’s national security program. He served as the chairman of the 9/11 Commission. Kean was the governor of New Jersey from 1982 to 1990 and the president of Drew University from 1990 to 2005.
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.