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Financial Reform Must-Reads, April 29

Finance / Blog April 29, 2016

BPC’s Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative highlights news articles, papers and other important work which illuminate current and new thinking within financial regulation.

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Biennial Budgeting Could Help Ease Logjam

Ben Ritz / Blog August 11, 2015

When Congress fails in performing its most basic function of adopting a budget, reform is necessary.

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Higher Education Reforms Aim for Greater Accountability

Kenneth Megan / Blog August 5, 2015

A lack of oversight has led to a serious accountability gap, with institutions remaining largely “off-the-hook” for poor student outcomes.

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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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How the new Congress can speed U.S. energy independence

Energy / News November 14, 2014

You say you want a Congress that can talk to each other? Well, you know — the place to begin is with energy. The U.S. needs a big energy bill next year — both on the merits, and as a…

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What We’re Reading: Immigration in the Midterm Elections, History of Executive Action on Immigration

Theresa Cardinal Brown, Matt Graham / Blog October 28, 2014

As midterm elections near, several outlets are analyzing the role of immigration in races around the country.

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Energy Bill Tracker

Stuart Iler / Blog January 7, 2014

View and sort energy-related bills introduced in the 113th Congress and moving forward. The tracker presents information about each bill that spans three broad categories: identification, sponsorship, and recent actions.

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Former Governors Caucus Looks to Change Tone in Senate

Linda Lingle, Jim Douglas / Blog January 3, 2014

Earlier this year something unprecedented and potentially revolutionary happened in the Senate even though (and yet) few people took notice—eleven senators who previously had been governors officially launched the Former Governors Caucus and with its creation, the governors provided a new…

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