In partnership with USA TODAY, the Bipartisan Policy Center examined attitudes about voting and the electoral process among Americans and released the third in a series of national polls by Whit Ayres and Mark Mellman. The poll includes measures of participation in the last presidential election and primary elections generally as well as potential changes to the electoral process such as redistricting and election administration reforms.
Because of the structure of defense spending, our national security forces and defense industry have been able to continue operating under sequestration, but not without permanent damage. The full brunt of the cuts hasn’t hit yet, and if we go down the sequester path for too long, we won’t be able to reverse the devastating impacts.
Today, experts from across the political spectrum called on Congress to replace the Medicare's sustainable growth rate (SGR) physician payment formula with approaches that promote higher-value care instead of greater volume of services.
In a joint effort with the Bipartisan Policy Center and the State Smart Transportation Initiative, the Eno Center for Transportation held a daylong meeting on June 20 in Washington, DC, to discuss federal performance measures for highways.
This paper reviews the key actions and decisions that the newly created Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has undertaken since it was first created by law three years ago.