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Debt drama looms for Congress
The Future of the Social Security Disability Insurance Program
Domenici and Rivlin: Congressional Budget Process Is Broken
A cut to Social Security disability benefits may be around the corner
Former budget leaders push Congress to revamp process
Improve the SSDI Program and Address the Impending Trust Fund Depletion
Social Security at 80: Celebrating the Past and Securing the Future
Higher Education Reforms Aim for Greater Accountability
What’s Next in Congress: Fiscal Fizzle or End-of-Year Opportunity?
Social Security Trustees Warn of Short- and Long-Term Trouble
5 Ways Obama’s Successor Could Undermine His New Climate Rules
The president calls for a greener America
Energy policy shifts needed to respond to changing landscape
Timing is the element most likely to change in EPA’s final Clean Power Plan
Plan for Storing Nuclear Waste Hits Roadblock
The Final Clean Power Plan: Understanding the Options for the Midcontinent
Nuclear Waste Primer Series
Six Things to Look for in the Final Clean Power Plan
Licensing Challenges Limit Hydropower’s Potential
Reforming DOE’s Loan Guarantee Program
Obama, GOP in blame game over financial nominees
Aaron Klein: Stock market volatility is not a financial panic
To restore infrastructure, private sector must step up
Nominations Backlog Grows
Dallas Fed Struggles to Fill Fisher’s Big Shoes
Let’s Make a Deal: Matching Private Investors to Infrastructure Projects
Business Can Help Bridge the Infrastructure Gap
Wild Ride on Wall Street: Early Test of Liquidity?
How FSOC Undermined, and the Fed May Save, U.S. Case for Insurance Regulatory Equivalence
Dodd-Frank at Five: Looking Back and Looking Ahead
Jason Grumet on BPC’s Healthy Congress Index
VIDEO: BPC’s John Fortier Discusses the State of Congress on C-SPAN
Is Congress inching toward functionality?
Tracking the ‘health’ of Congress
Grumet: Congress Reinvigorating Rules of the Road
Governors’ Council Letter in Support of the Remote Transactions Parity Act
Paper Trails and Audits Can Boost Confidence in Elections
Healthy Congress Index
Governors Leading in the Senate
Congress and the Terrific, Honorable, Very Good, Not Bad Day
Upton Wants to Keep Pressure on Senate to Take Up FDA Reform Bill
Will Hospitals Lose Money Under Obamacare?
Daschle and Frist: Advancing transparency in healthcare
Has Congress prepared for a blockbuster Obamacare ruling?
GOP hits another roadblock on Obamacare repeal
Transitioning from Volume to Value: Accelerating the Shift to Alternative Payment Models
Advancing Medical Innovation for a Healthier America
The United States Has a New Physical Literacy Plan
Leading U.S. Companies and BPC Launch Physical Activity Challenge
The Role and Future of the Children’s Health Insurance Program
BPC discussion: Fannie, Freddie reform can happen but one step at a time
Home Can Be Where the Help Is
Addressing the nexus of housing and healthcare
New effort launched to help seniors with housing, healthcare
Julián Castro’s Priorities for 2015
Health and Housing Forum in Minneapolis
Housing the Families Who Need it Most is Within Our Reach
Expert Forum: Highlighting Successful Programs for Seniors
Housing Finance Reform: A Status Report
Housing America’s Seniors: More Affordable Supply, More Innovation Needed
Trump, ‘Anchor Babies’ and the GOP’s Birthright Boondoggle
Immigration in America: The real debate
Courts backlogged until 2019 to accommodate minors
Study: Data lacking about the true state of border security
What immigration reform means for housing
EB-5 Program: Successes, Challenges, and Opportunities for States and Localities
Assembling the Pieces: The Economics of Step-by-Step Immigration Reform
Immigration and the Labor Force
Sanctuary Cities and Immigration Detainers: A Primer
Key Immigration Provisions in House and Senate DHS Appropriations
Blaise Misztal discusses Iran deal, BPC’s vote tracker
Defeat Islamic State with culture war
ISIL fight forces U.S. to choose between allies
Obama’s last hope for GOP support on Iran: Susan Collins
Iran Skeptics Have A New Bargaining Chip
How Does the Iran Deal Measure Up? Final Text Versus Framework Agreement
Iran Vote Tracker
Funding Inspections Under the Iran Deal
Can Iran Gain Nuclear Weapons Capability While Complying with the Deal?
UNSC Action Closes Door on Pursuit of Better Iran Deal
Jason Grumet, founder and president of BPC, is respected on both sides of the aisle for his innovative approach to improving government effectiveness. Grumet’s first book, City of Rivals: Restoring the Glorious Mess of American Democracy, was released in September 2014.
Senior Fellow; Former U.S. Senator from Maine
Olympia Snowe is a BPC senior fellow and co-chairs its Commission on Political Reform. With her election to the U.S. Senate in 1994, Snowe began an 18-year career in the Senate. She was the first woman in U.S. history to serve in both houses of a state legislature and both houses of Congress.
Former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
Henry Cisneros co-chairs BPC’s Housing Commission and BPC’s Immigration Task Force. In 1981, Cisneros became the first Hispanic-American mayor of a major U.S. city, San Antonio, Texas. In 1992, President Clinton appointed Cisneros to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
G. William Hoagland
Senior Vice President
G. William Hoagland is a senior vice president at BPC. Hoagland has completed 33 years of federal government service. From 1982 until 2003, Hoagland was a staff member of the Senate Budget Committee, serving as that committee’s staff director from 1986 to 2003.
Former Secretary of State
Condoleezza Rice co-chairs BPC’s Immigration Task Force. She is currently a professor of political economy in the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a professor of political science at Stanford University. From January 2005-2009, Rice served as the 66th Secretary of State.
Byron L. Dorgan
Senior Fellow, Former U.S. Senator from North Dakota
Former Senator Byron L. Dorgan is a BPC Senior Fellow and co-chairs BPC’s Energy Project. He served as a congressman and senator for North Dakota for 30 years before retiring from the U.S. Senate in 2011. He served in the Senate leadership for 16 years.
Thomas H. Kean
Former 9/11 Commission Co-Chair, Former Governor of New Jersey
Thomas H. Kean is former governor of New Jersey (1982 to 1990). As governor, he served on the President’s Education Policy Advisory Committee and as chair of the Education Commission of the States and the National Governor’s Association Task Force on Teaching.
Senior Fellow, Former Secretary of Agriculture
Dan Glickman is a BPC senior fellow, and he co-chairs its Commission on Political Reform, Democracy Project, Prevention Initiative, and Task Force on Defense Budget and Strategy. Glickman served as the U.S. secretary of agriculture from March 1995 until January 2001.
Pete V. Domenici
Senior Fellow, Former U.S. Senator from New Mexico
Pete V. Domenici is a BPC senior fellow, and he co-chaired its Debt Reduction Task Force, Health Care Cost Containment Initiative, and Task Force on Defense Budget and Strategy. Domenici served as a senator from New Mexico longer than any other person.
Senior Fellow, Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader
Doctor and Senator Bill Frist is a BPC senior fellow and he co-chairs its Health Project. He is both a nationally recognized heart and lung transplant surgeon and former U.S. Senate Majority Leader. Frist represented Tennessee in the U.S. Senate for 12 years.