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Senators Rubio and Warner Introduce Smart and Sensible Bipartisan Student Loans Bill

Michele Nellenbach / Blog August 19, 2014

The program, previously in existence but drastically underutilized, directly transfers 10 percent of the borrowers’ annual incomes from their monthly paychecks towards repayment of their debt, with an annual $10,000 income exemption clause.

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House Members Show Bipartisanship on Bills and Baseball

Michele Nellenbach / Blog July 17, 2014

BPC recognizes Representative David McKinley (R-WV) and Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) for their bipartisan efforts on the Energy and Commerce committee. The pair introduced H.R. 3565: The Biennial Commission on Energy Policy Act of 2013 in November of 2013, and have continued to be amicable, regardless of their political affiliation. The legislation would amend the Department of Energy Organization Act to create a commission to develop energy policy reform.

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A JOLT for Jobs and the Economy

Laura Hall / Blog May 16, 2014

This month, BPC highlights Representatives Mike Quigley (D-IL) and Joe Heck (R-NV) for their bipartisan effort to improve the U.S. economy and create jobs by making it easier for foreign visitors to travel to the U.S. The Congressmen have worked together to introduce H.R. 1354, the Jobs Originated through Launching Travel (JOLT) Act.

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Turning a Corner Toward Compromise?

Laura Hall / Blog February 6, 2014

This month, BPC highlights two bipartisan duos that have taken steps to move significant legislation through Congress, which has brought renewed optimism that the tide may be slowly turning back to cooperation in Washington. In December 2013, House Budget Committee Chairman…

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November Bipartisan Champions

John Richter / Blog November 4, 2013

Regrettably, it’s difficult to highlight bipartisanship in a month where political polarization brought us to a government shutdown and the brink of defaulting on our fiscal obligations as a nation.

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