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House Rules Data

Donald R. Wolfensberger / Research October 11, 2018

Rules data on the 112th, 113th, 114th, and 115th Congresses, compiled by BPC resident scholar Donald Wolfensberger.

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BPC Welcomes Zakaria as New Senior Advisor for Communications

Press Release / Press Release June 2, 2015

BPC welcomed Tabassum Zakaria, a former White House correspondent and longtime journalist, as a senior advisor on the communications team.

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FSOC to Consider New Transparency and Process Measures

Aaron Klein, Justin Schardin / Blog January 22, 2015

Although they only cover a portion of the concerns about the FSOC, the proposed changes appear to be important steps in the right direction.

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Policy to Promote Private Investment in Infrastructure Gaining Ground

Aaron Klein / Blog January 16, 2015

The administration announced a series of new initiatives to promote infrastructure investment, with a focus on enhancing private sector participation.

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114th Congress: Let’s Get to Work

Governance / Blog January 12, 2015

BPC has compiled a list of “doable items” that Congress can tackle on a bipartisan basis. Taking action on these bills could go a long way to reinvigorating the legislative process.

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House rejects bill granting banks more time to comply with Volcker

Finance / News January 7, 2015

The so-called Volcker rule, a part of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law named after former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker, prevents banks from making bets with their own money and limits their affiliation with hedge funds and private-equity funds.

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Tom Daschle and Jason Grumet: Grease the Wheels

Governance / News January 6, 2015

“The puritanical notion that members of Congress should not seek to advance local interests is nutty,” says Jason Grumet, who runs the Bipartisan Policy Center and recently wrote “City of Rivals.”

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Five Financial Reform Priorities for Congress in 2015

Aaron Klein, Laura Hall / Blog December 23, 2014

With Republicans taking control of both the Senate and the House, the new leadership has promised to show that they can work together and with Democrats – and actually get stuff done.

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The Year’s Top Reads on Financial Regulatory Reform

Finance / Blog December 23, 2014

As we come to the end of the year, we dug up the items from our What We’re Reading blog posts that were the most popular in 2014.

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2015 Outlook for Health Information Technology: Congressional Staff Panel

Health / January 23, 2015 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET

BPC hosted a panel of staffers from key congressional committees and offices who shared their perspectives on both the challenges and opportunities associated with health information technology.

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