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BPC Announces American Congressional Exchange Program

Governance / Press Release March 23, 2018

BPC announces an original initiative to foster better personal relationships and greater policy understanding between members of opposing parties in Congress.

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Frist, Glickman & Veneman: Diet quality should become a core SNAP objective

Health / News March 13, 2018

We must ensure that the federal government is leveraging these programs to improve nutrition, especially among low-income populations who are most at risk for poor health.

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Leading with Nutrition: Leveraging SNAP for Better Health

Health / March 12, 2018 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. ET

BPC’s SNAP Task Force—led by Bill Frist, Dan Glickman, and Ann Veneman—will release recommendations to promote better health in America through good nutrition.

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Dan Glickman: The biggest lie about government

Governance / News October 3, 2017

We should remind ourselves that the biggest lie is that the federal government doesn’t help Americans.

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New BPC SNAP Task Force to Address Ways to Strengthen Nutrition in SNAP

Health / Press Release September 15, 2017

As negotiations begin on the 2018 Farm Bill, BPC today launched the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Task Force.

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Management Excellence Tracker

Governance / Blog August 16, 2017

The report covers about 50 key Senate-confirmable management positions from nomination through Senate review to confirmation for the three most recent presidential administrations.

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Q&A with Commission on Political Reform Leadership

Governance / Blog August 15, 2017

CPR Co-Chairs Tom Daschle, Dan Glickman, and Olympia Snowe discussed the importance of the CPR report’s recommendations in this current political environment.

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First-Ever Obesity Care Competencies Offer Health Professionals Standardized Education to Help Patients

Health / Press Release June 7, 2017

More than 20 leading health organizations are releasing the first-ever set of interdisciplinary educational competencies for the prevention and treatment of obesity.

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Trump Administration Lags in Filling Cabinet Agency Management Positions

Governance / Press Release May 5, 2017

The Trump administration lags behind its recent predecessors in making nominations for key government management positions.

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The Government Needs a Hiring Spree

Governance / News May 5, 2017

The top management posts below the secretary level are the key to an effective and efficient government

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