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Florida Voter Registration Data-Sharing Legislation Advances

Tim Harper / Blog April 12, 2017

Florida’s participation would improve interstate data sharing initiatives like ERIC and IVRC as well as the accuracy of the voter rolls in the state.

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Florida Governor Signs Online Voter Registration Legislation

Michael Thorning / Blog May 15, 2015

Online voter registration is an essential component to modernizing our nation’s election administration system.

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Florida Online Voter Registration Legislation is the Right Move

Michael Thorning / Blog April 29, 2015

Online voter registration systems have earned high confidence among voters as well as the support of election administrators from across the political spectrum.

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August 26: Primary Day in AZ, FL, and VT

Governance / Blog August 25, 2014

If you live in Arizona, Florida, or Vermont, your primary election is coming up tomorrow. BPC’s Commission on Political Reform seeks to increase voter awareness and overall voter participation, so to achieve that goal we are providing handy links and tools for voters before they head to the polls.

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New Deferred Action Statistics May Hold Key Implications for Future Legalization

Lazaro Zamora / Blog May 20, 2014

Last Thursday, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released updated data on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. According to the new data, USCIS has approved over 550,000 applications, representing 86 percent of applications accepted for review. Based on estimates of the eligible population, this accounts for more than half of DACA-eligible unauthorized immigrants.

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The National Flood Insurance Program Still Requires Reform

Brian Collins, Shai Akabas / Blog January 23, 2014

In July 2012, Congress passed the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (Biggert-Waters), which increases the premiums charged by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). This moves the program towards charging all policyholders actuarially-fair, unsubsidized premiums – a recommendation…

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Leaders in Energy Policy Headline BPC’s Greenhouse Gas Regulation Workshop

Blair Beasley / Blog January 6, 2014

State, industry and advocacy leaders gathered on December 6 to discuss what they do and don’t want included in forthcoming regulations on CO2 emissions from existing power plants. They also discussed how analytical tools are guiding their thinking. The workshop…

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