Litigation should not be a substitute for legislation to fix our nation’s immigration system, especially when court decisions can set legal precedents that further confound and counter policy goals.
A decade after the start of a federally-backed effort to establish electronic health records, most medical establishments have them. But systems still don’t communicate easily with one another. That means neither patients nor health care providers are realizing the full potential of EHRs. Bipartisan Policy Center has issued a long series of recommendations for fixing the lack of interoperability.
The goal of affordable, quality child care for all is laudable. But if, as a nation, we decide this is a goal worth pursuing, we have a long way to go to achieve it. We must learn from what works, but when it comes to caring for children, one size truly does not fit all.
BPC has narrowed our preliminary estimate and now project the “X Date” to arrive sometime this fall.
The U.S. government ran up against its debt limit over the weekend — a record $22 trillion. The countdown has begun toward the “X Date,” when the Treasury Department will no longer be able to meet all the country’s financial obligations in full and on time.
Jason Grumet, President of the Bipartisan Policy Center, discusses whether there is an answer to immigration that would please both Democrats and Republicans.
To stop endless wars and to protect America a new approach is needed – one that seeks to prevent extremism from taking root in the first place by addressing the conditions that enable it to spread.
There’s little reason to believe a “caps deal” can be achieved quickly, however. In fact an agreement may not be reached until late in the year, some observers say, when it’s too late to get next year’s spending bills done in time for the start of the new budget year Oct. 1.
Two developments in the last month signal potential new life for a long-popular policy idea: creating a national paid family leave program.