Working to find actionable solutions to the nation's key challenges.
States’ rights? Not so much, when it comes to retirement savings
New Treasury secretary’s first job: Avert a crisis
Trump’s constant chaos accomplishes nothing
The unknowns about currency
Tax reform: Starting place for jobs, growth
Affordability and Accountability in the U.S. Higher Education System
The Hidden Threat to a High-Performance Force
Common Cents Podcast Series
Rising College Tuition: Are States to Blame?
New Bill Has Potential to Put Social Security on Sustainable Path
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
AEIC Praises Breakthrough Energy Ventures
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
Future of Wall Street regulation tied to Trump's choices
Banking regulations face rollbacks under Trump administration
Congresswoman presses regulators on Volcker Rule data
Curbing Bad Apples Won’t Erase Contagion Risk
On Weed Day, banks caught between pot and the law
Regulating the Financial System During the Trump Administration
The Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act
Time for a Post-Financial Crisis Review
Trump Can Remake Most Financial Regulatory Agencies
What Trump's Infrastructure Plan Gets Right
Reviving America's infrastructure is a job our nation can accomplish
Infrastructure investment will be the grease to end Washington gridlock
Trump’s call for new roads, bridges and other public works finds wide support
Clinton right on infrastructure, but more needed
Transition Memo: A Plan to Modernize America’s Infrastructure
First 100 Days Infrastructure Agenda
Answering the Infrastructure Finance FAQs
What Does a Trump Presidency Mean for Infrastructure?
Lessons from Public-Private Partnerships
BPC’s John Fortier Discusses Voter Fraud on WTOP
Is there hope for the House?
The argument for/against earmarks
The first step to fixing long lines at the polls
Bring back earmarks
Donald Palmer Testifies about 2016 Election Administration
The 25th Amendment turns 50
114th Congress Improves, but Gridlock Overshadows
BPC Announces Focus on Management Excellence in Government
Analyzing the 2016 Election
21st Century Cures 'a Christmas miracle'
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?
Caring for High-Need, High-Cost Medicare Patients
Care for High-Need, High-Cost Medicare Patients
Congress Puts Patients First Passing 21st Century Cures
Realizing the Promise of Medical Innovation
Healthy Aging Checklist
4 steps Ben Carson should take as HUD secretary
Affordable Housing Policy - A Bipartisan Path Forward
Fannie-Freddie Regulator to Plan to Stay On Under Trump
Linking housing, health care for aging seniors
Possible Impacts of Tax Reform on Housing
Forging an Enduring Bipartisan Consensus on Affordable Rental Housing
The Impact of the 2016 Elections on GSE Reform
Enhancing Access to Credit with New Scoring Tools
An immigration policy worth ending
The battle continues over travel ban
President Trump Issues Sweeping Travel Ban
Trump’s Fevered Executive Orders Leave Capitol Hill in Chaos
How Trump can defund 'sanctuary cities'
Obstacles and Avenues to Immigration Reform
Still Room for Consenus
Obama’s Immigration Executive Actions: Two Years Later
Addressing Unauthorized Immigrants in America
The Political Obstacles to Immigration Reform
Istanbul’s biggest threat doesn’t come from terrorists
Could Ankara and Washington team up on Tehran?
Syria's Civil War Is Spilling Into Turkey's Streets
To secure homeland, clean up Congressional oversight
Erdogan’s crackdown on pro-Kurdish party
Building a Flexible Personnel System for a Modern Military
Turkey’s Road to the Executive Presidency
Assassination of Russian Ambassador Signals Expansion of Syrian Conflict
Trump in the Middle East: A New Strategy or More of the Same?
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.
Monday, June 27, 2011
Renewables and Efficiency