On February 15, President Trump signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2019, which funded more than 15 federal agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), through the rest of Fiscal Year 2019. The bill’s passage followed the longest government…
The complicated and often lengthy process for environmental reviews and permit approvals can still hold up economically critical projects and is a key barrier to private investment in infrastructure.
A still-increasing number of families and unaccompanied children from El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border seeking asylum.
An aging population and increasing growth of healthcare costs have put Medicare’s finances on an unsustainable path.
Every 10 years our country undertakes the monumental task of counting individuals in every household across the country. It’s an all-hands-on-deck effort to ensure the information is accurate, including support from researchers, communities, elected leaders, and businesses. In February 2019,…
This post is the second post in a series focused on solving the $2 trillion infrastructure funding gap and positioning the United States for the future. Public Private Partnerships (P3) could play a vital role in addressing the nation’s infrastructure needs. However, most…
Q&As about Creating an Integrated Efficient Early Care and Education System to Support Children and Families: A State-by-State Analysis
This Q&A covers some of the questions we received during a webinar on a report released recently, as well as more general questions about the report.
Earlier this week, BPC updated and narrowed its projection of the debt limit “X Date” — the date when the government can no longer meet all of its obligations in full and on time — to fall 2019.
The U.S. immigration system has a capacity problem. We continue to rely on border enforcement policy that is unable to adequately handle migrant surges caused by humanitarian crises.
There remains private capital on the sidelines that could be used to repair, replace, upgrade, and modernize the nation’s infrastructure.