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Former BPC Housing Director Confirmed as HUD Deputy Secretary

Housing / Press Release September 14, 2017

BPC congratulates Pam Patenaude on her confirmation by the Senate today as deputy secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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Former BPC Housing Director Tapped for HUD Deputy

Housing / Press Release May 4, 2017

BPC applauds President Trump’s decision to nominate Pam Patenaude to serve as deputy secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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Investing in Innovation is an American Tradition

Jason Grumet, Norman R. Augustine / Blog November 20, 2015

The energy sector spends less than half of one percent of sales on R&D, whereas other industries like pharmaceuticals and aerospace/defense spend considerably more.

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Does the U.S. Have the Right Balance in Housing Policy?

Housing / Blog September 22, 2014

Long-term interest rates may be a near record lows, and international markets have done U.S. markets a favor by conspiring to keep U.S. rates even lower as their central banks are behind the Fed in moves, but despite very favorable rate conditions, many American families are still feeling the squeeze when it comes to housing affordability.

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A Tribute to BPC Co-Founder and former Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker

Page / Page June 26, 2014

With deep sadness, the Bipartisan Policy Center mourns the death of its co-founder and former Senator Howard H. Baker, Jr. The senator was 88 years old.

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Five Times Congress Took Major Action in an Election Year

Michael Stubel / Blog January 29, 2014

Five occasions in the last half-century in which both sides came together and compromised for the good of the country.

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What’s the Matter With Washington?

Governance / Blog October 15, 2013

Last week, former Senator and BPC Senior Fellow Olympia Snowe participated in The Daily Beast’s Hero Summit in Washington, D.C., on a panel examining the importance of political courage. Snowe joined BPC founder and former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell as…

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Bipartisan Policy Center Commission Recommends New Systems for Housing Finance and Federal Rental Assistance

Housing / Press Release February 25, 2013

Washington, D.C. – A bipartisan commission of former Cabinet secretaries, former Senators and other leading housing and economic experts unveiled a new vision for housing policy today, which aims to further our nation’s economic recovery and improve the lives of…

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Housing America’s Future: New Directions for National Policy

Housing / Research February 25, 2013

Our housing system is outdated and not equipped to keep pace with today’s demands and the challenges of the imminent future.

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BPC’s Five-Year Anniversary: A Look Inside the Photo Archive

Blog / Blog February 9, 2012

As we commemorate our fifth anniversary, take a tour of some of the top moments in BPC history

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