Governors' Council

About the Council

BPC’s Governors’ Council brings to the federal discourse the experienced and pragmatic perspective of bipartisan leaders with proven records of tackling challenges.

Governors Applaud Deal to Improve Workforce Programs and Better Serve Unemployed

“Senators Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN), and Representatives John Kline (R-MN) and George Miller (D-CA) should be commended for putting forth several strong ideas about how to improve the effectiveness of the federal workforce system. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and Patty Murray (D-WA), and Congresswoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) were among the lead negotiators and have shown dedicated and bipartisan leadership on this issue."