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D.C. Leads the Way with a Comprehensive Asset Inventory

Jake Varn December 1, 2017

The District of Columbia has created perhaps one of the most comprehensive public sector asset inventory to date.

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Debt Limit Crunch: BPC Estimates “X Date” Will Land in March

Shai Akabas, Tim Shaw, Jack Rametta December 1, 2017

Absent legislative action, BPC projects that the debt limit “X Date” – when the Treasury Department can no longer meet the federal government’s financial obligations in full and on time – will arrive sometime in March 2018.

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FACT SHEET: Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act

Nick Hart, Sandy Davis November 30, 2017

Whether developing regulations, setting funding levels, or determining which policies to advance, policymakers constantly demand that evidence be generated and available to meet this need.

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U.S. Action on Syrian Kurdish Fighters Ripe for Misunderstandings with Turkey

Blaise Misztal, Nicholas Danforth November 29, 2017

Trump told his Turkish counterpart that, with ISIS in retreat, the United States would end its controversial provision of arms to Syrian Kurdish fighters.

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The Case of Reza Zarrab

Jessica Michek November 27, 2017

The case of Reza Zarrab has the potential for a broader impact on shaky U.S.-Turkish relations.

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Tax Reform Hits the Ivory Tower

Kenneth Megan November 21, 2017

Tax reform legislation, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” moving through Congress would affect nearly every sector of the American economy, including higher education.

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Hundreds Weigh in on FERC Grid Resiliency Pricing Proposal

Blair Beasley November 20, 2017

Hundreds of commenters – including power companies, elected officials, environmental groups, labor groups, market operators, and trade associations – have weighed in on the NOPR.

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Fact Sheet: Temporary Protected Status

Hunter Hallman November 17, 2017

There are an estimated 325,000 people qualified for TPS currently living in the United States. That includes roughly 2,500 Nicaraguans and 57,000 Hondurans.

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Comparing Energy Provisions in the House and Senate Tax Proposals

Erin Smith November 16, 2017

With the House and Senate releasing their proposals on tax reform, BPC’s energy team examined their respective energy-related provisions to provide a comparative analysis.

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What’s So Special About ARPA-E?

Brad Townsend November 14, 2017

It’s clear that ARPA-E’s unique approach is filling an important gap in the energy technology development cycle.

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