Publications

Mar. 25, 2014
Research

The Bipartisan Policy Center, in conjunction with USA TODAY, released its fourth joint poll of Americans’ attitudes toward aspects of our political system, this time specifically on the U.S. Congress. The poll, conducted by by Whit Ayres and Mark Mellman, did find a lot of bipartisan agreement, not surprisingly that Congress as an institution is unpopular. In fact, only about 2 in 10 people approve of Congress and this low reading is double what other recent polls have found.

Mar. 14, 2014
Report

The March 30 local elections will be Turkish voters’ first opportunity to respond to recent political turbulence

Mar. 13, 2014
Research

Opinions on the extent to which the U.S. enforces immigration laws vary dramatically. Some contend that enforcement is already extremely tough, while others contend that the government fails to enforce immigration law. Rarely are these claims backed by more than one or two statistics.

Mar. 11, 2014
Letters and Testimony

BPC’s Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative has found that Dodd-Frank empowered financial regulators with substantial authority and flexibility to use their tools to improve regulation and achieve better regulatory outcomes for both financial services providers and end users of those financial services.

Mar. 6, 2014
Research

On March 6, 2014, the Bipartisan Policy Center's Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative Failure Resolution Task Force submitted comments on the Federal Deposit Insurance

Feb. 28, 2014
Staff Paper

Congressional momentum for tax reform has grown in recent years, with the Senate Finance and House Ways and Means Committees hosting numerous hearings and listening sessions around the country, publishing option papers and discussion drafts, and releasing comprehensive plans.

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