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.
Cyber threats to North America’s electric grid are growing, making electric grid cybersecurity an increasingly important national and international issue. The Federal Bureau of Investigation recently noted that cyber attacks are eclipsing terrorism as the primary threat facing the United States.
The federal government, working in partnership with various state and local bodies, operates 47 different workforce development programs with a budget of more than $18 billion annually. They are intended to provide the education and job training that will help individual Americans access good jobs. But the complexity and lack of coordination in this fragmented system wastes taxpayer dollars and diminishes the effort’s effectiveness.
"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.