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.
In October 2013, the Bipartisan Policy Center examined the macroeconomic impacts of immigration reform in a major report, Immigration Reform: Implications for Growth, Budgets and Housing. The stu
The March 2014 local elections took place in the shadow of serious concerns about Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's increasing authoritarianism
Under current immigration law, there is no single path or “line” for U.S. citizenship. Instead, there are several immigrant channels that foreign nationals living abroad or in the country on a temporary visa can navigate toward permanent residence and eventual eligibility for citizenship. Before any person has the opportunity to become a U.S.