"A generation ago, Americans voted almost exclusively on Election Day at local, neighborhood polling places.
The Bipartisan Policy Center launched the Commission on Political Reform in 2013 to investigate the causes and consequences of America’s partisan political divide and to advocate for specific reforms that will improve the political process and that will work in a polarized atmosphere.
Obesity and obesity-related chronic diseases, such as diabetes and hypertension, constitute some of the most challenging and costly public health threats facing America today. To combat these threats, health care providers must be better equipped to address issues of diet and physical activity with their patients.
"On behalf of the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), we congratulate you on your confirmation as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). We look forward to working with you in your new capacity on bipartisan policy solutions in health care.
Right now, young Americans—those with the largest stake in America’s future—are getting the short end of the stick. Older generations are passing enormous bills down to our generation, and they are not investing enough in the foundations, skills, and opportunities to ensure that we—their kids and grandkids—can have as good of a life as they did. To make matters worse, older generations are more polarized and therefore Congress is more polarized than at any time since the Civil War. Political warfare has impeded pragmatic solutions that will preserve the American dream for our children. our own, but because of decisions the current generation of leaders has refused to make.