Ideas. Action. Results.

Tackling the Opioid Epidemic at the Federal and State Levels

Health / September 26, 2018 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET

Members of BPC’s Governors’ Council talked with the HHS Assistant Secretary about the response to the opioid epidemic and the latest from the states.

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Restoring Our Democracy

Governance / April 17, 2018 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. ET

The members of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Governors’ Council led a unique public discussion with political and business leaders on how we can work together to restore our democracy and its model of civilized debate.

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Former Governors Offer Recommendations to President Trump’s Opioid Crisis Commission

Governance / Press Release July 12, 2017

Only through a sustained effort will we stop the epidemic and help the millions of people who are touched by this crippling public health crisis.

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Letter to the President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis

Governance / Research July 10, 2017

As former governors, we welcome President Donald Trump’s attention to the critical issue of the opioid epidemic and the commission’s work to address the tragic increase in opioid overdose deaths. We offer the following suggestions to the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis to consider.

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BPC Congratulates Sec. Sonny Perdue

Governance / Press Release April 25, 2017

As a member of BPC’s Governors’ Council and as co-chair of our Nuclear Waste Council, Sonny was a champion for deliberation, discussion, and collaboration.

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Rebalancing the Federal–State Partnership

Governance / Research November 16, 2016

The expansion of federal power over recent decades has prompted growing concern about a deepening and ultimately corrosive imbalance in the federalist system.

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State Budget Stresses: How Federal Decisions Impact State Programs

Governance / June 14, 2016 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. ET

BPC hosted an event with a group of former governors to discuss how states balance their budgets while maintaining commitments to Medicaid, education, and other priorities.

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Governors’ Council

Governance / Page January 23, 2013

BPC’s Governors’ Council brings to the federal discourse the experienced and pragmatic perspective of bipartisan leaders with proven records of tackling challenges.

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