Working to find actionable solutions to the nation's key challenges.
Tax reform: Starting place for jobs, growth
Trump’s Big Challenge: Getting Things Done Without Money
No Debt Limit Pressure Till Mid-Summer 2017
Congress struggles with full agenda before November elections
Ten years after retirement security law, it’s time to act again
Fixing Fiscal Myopia
New Bill Has Potential to Put Social Security on Sustainable Path
Budget Battles Defining Washington: A Timeline
Lame Duck: What and When?
Reforming an Antiquated Tax Code
Tom Fanning: Energy Security Boosts Economic, National Security
Entrepreneurship: One issue both parties can agree on
White House details massive clean-tech spending plan
Exporting oil is key to US progress on climate change
State regulators, utilities see advantages in mass-based approach to EPA rule
Moving Forward with Consent-Based Siting for Nuclear Waste Facilities
AEIC Praises Breakthrough Energy Ventures
Legal Experts Weigh in on the Clean Power Plan’s Day in Court
Interactive: Impacts of the Final Clean Power Plan
How Short-Termism Impacts R&D Investments
Future of Wall Street regulation tied to Trump's choices
Banking regulations face rollbacks under Trump administration
Congresswoman presses regulators on Volcker Rule data
Curbing Bad Apples Won’t Erase Contagion Risk
On Weed Day, banks caught between pot and the law
The Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act
Trump Can Remake Most Financial Regulatory Agencies
What a Trump Presidency Means for Financial Regulation
Four Takeaways from the Fed’s Proposed Stress Test Changes
Trump’s Regulatory Moratorium Would Not Dismantle Dodd-Frank
Reviving America's infrastructure is a job our nation can accomplish
Infrastructure investment will be the grease to end Washington gridlock
Trump’s call for new roads, bridges and other public works finds wide support
Clinton right on infrastructure, but more needed
The Private Sector Can Improve Our Crumbling Infrastructure
Transition Memo: A Plan to Modernize America’s Infrastructure
Answering the Infrastructure Finance FAQs
What Does a Trump Presidency Mean for Infrastructure?
Lessons from Public-Private Partnerships
Flint Isn’t Alone. The Water Crisis is a Nationwide Problem.
Is there hope for the House?
The argument for/against earmarks
The first step to fixing long lines at the polls
Bring back earmarks
Voting Officials Are Fed Up With Donald Trump’s Talk Of A ‘Rigged’ Election
Donald Palmer Testifies about 2016 Election Administration
BPC Announces Focus on Management Excellence in Government
Healthy Congress Index
Analyzing the 2016 Election
Virginia Rolls Out Voter Registration Modernization at DMV
21st Century Cures 'a Christmas miracle'
Bipartisan action will accelerate cures for Americans
Affordable housing, quality healthcare can let seniors age in place
How Quickly Could Obamacare Be Erased?
What Opportunities Will Congress And President Have To Improve Health Policy?
The Healthy Base Initiative
Congress Puts Patients First Passing 21st Century Cures
Realizing the Promise of Medical Innovation
Healthy Aging Checklist
Bipartisan Action on Medical Innovation Is Within Reach
Affordable Housing Policy - A Bipartisan Path Forward
Fannie-Freddie Regulator to Plan to Stay On Under Trump
Linking housing, health care for aging seniors
Put an End to Senior Homelessness
Healthy Aging Begins at Home
The Impact of the 2016 Elections on GSE Reform
Enhancing Access to Credit with New Scoring Tools
FHFA’s Credit Risk Program and the Future of GSE Legislation
VIDEO: What Trump’s DHS pick might mean for immigration policy
Muslim Registry “Easy” To Reinstate But “Ineffective”
The Immigration Debate in the Age of Trump
Trump’s plan to subject immigrants to “ideological tests"
Many What-Ifs in Donald Trump’s Plan for Migrants
Balancing Priorities: Immigration, National Security, and Public Safety
Obama’s Immigration Executive Actions: Two Years Later
Addressing Unauthorized Immigrants in America
The Political Obstacles to Immigration Reform
Immigration and National Security: Balancing Interests
Istanbul’s biggest threat doesn’t come from terrorists
Could Ankara and Washington team up on Tehran?
Syria's Civil War Is Spilling Into Turkey's Streets
To secure homeland, clean up Congressional oversight
Erdogan’s crackdown on pro-Kurdish party
Beyond the Myth of Partnership: Rethinking U.S. Policy Toward Turkey
Turkey’s Road to the Executive Presidency
Assassination of Russian Ambassador Signals Expansion of Syrian Conflict
Trump in the Middle East: A New Strategy or More of the Same?
The Alternatives to Incirlik
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.
Board Member and Senior Fellow; Former Senator from Maine
Olympia Snowe is a member of BPC’s board of directors, a BPC senior fellow, and a co-chair of BPC’s Commission on Political Reform. She was the first woman in U.S. history to serve in both houses of a state legislature and both houses of Congress.
Board Member; Co-Chair, Housing Commission and Immigration Task Force; Former Secretary of HUD
Henry Cisneros, a BPC board member, co-chairs BPC’s Housing Commission, Immigration Task Force, and Senior Health and Housing Task Force. He served as the secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development in President Bill Clinton’s administration.
Alice M. Rivlin
Co-Chair, Debt Reduction Task Force; Former Director of the Office of Management and Budget
Alice M. Rivlin co-chairs BPC’s Debt Reduction Task Force. She was director of the White House Office of Management and Budget in the first Clinton administration and served as vice chair of the Federal Reserve Board from 1996 to 1999.
G. William Hoagland
Senior Vice President
G. William Hoagland is a BPC senior vice president. In this capacity, he helps direct and manage fiscal, health, and economic policy analyses. Before joining BPC in September 2012, Hoagland served as vice president of public policy for CIGNA Corporation.
Senior Fellow; Former Secretary of Agriculture
Dan Glickman is a BPC senior fellow and co-chairs its Commission on Political Reform, Democracy Project, and Prevention Initiative. After serving Kansas for 18 years in the House of Representatives, he was the secretary of agriculture from March 1995 until January 2001.
Thomas H. Kean
Co-Chair, National Security Program; Former Governor of New Jersey
Thomas H. Kean co-chairs BPC’s National Security Program. Kean served as governor of New Jersey from 1982 to 1990, and was the president of Drew University from 1990 to 2005. He also served as chairman of the 9/11 Commission from 2002 to 2004.
Pete V. Domenici
Senior Fellow and Co-Chair, Debt Reduction Task Force; Former Senator from New Mexico
Pete V. Domenici is a BPC senior fellow and co-chair of its Debt Reduction Task Force, Health Care Cost Containment Initiative, and Task Force on Defense Budget and Strategy. He served as chairman and ranking minority member of both the budget and energy committees.
Senior Fellow, Former Senate Majority Leader
Bill Frist is a BPC senior fellow and co-chair of its Health Project. In addition to being a nationally recognized heart and lung transplant surgeon, he was Senate majority leader from 2003 to 2007.
Thursday, November 17, 2016
BPC President Jason Grumet and the Heritage Foundation’s Rachel Bovard debate whether bringing earmarks back is a good or bad idea.
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