"Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is increasingly undermining a central pillar of the decades-long, strategic U.S.-Turkish partnership: Turkey’s growing democracy. We are writing because of our deep dismay at this development and to urge you to make clear to the Turkish public America’s concern about Turkey’s current path.
"The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) strongly believes that a nuclear Iran represents the most pressing threat to the national security of the United States. While the interim deal negotiated between Iran and the P5+1 nations in Geneva is an important first step towards arresting Iran’s progress towards nuclear weapons capability, it is clear that much work remains to be done."
"At our recent Forum on the Role of Private Capital in a Reformed Housing Finance System, you reinforced your commitment to marking up legislation early this year.
On behalf of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Energy Project, I want to thank you for underscoring the importance of technological innovation in economic growth and international competitiveness at the House Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Research and Technology hearing on December 12, 2013, on H.R. 2996, the Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act. We endorse your bipartisan efforts to strengthen the American innovation ecosystem and increase the competitiveness of American manufacturing.
On behalf of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Energy Project, I want to thank you for underscoring the importance of technological innovation in economic growth and international competitiveness through your proposed America INNOVATES Act. We endorse your bipartisan efforts to strengthen the American innovation ecosystem and increase the economic return from public investments in science and R&D.
AEIC supports consistent and growing authorizations for public investments in innovation generally and in energy R&D specifically. We know that investments in the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) and in American scientific endeavors are critical to U.S. competitiveness in energy technology and will drive future economic growth. We support the aims of the 2007 America COMPETES legislation and its 2010 reauthorization, and we urge you to continue on the path previously set by these bipartisan efforts.
“As policy experts from across the political spectrum, we applaud the bipartisan Senate-House framework for replacing Medicare’s Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) mechanism.