New York’s “Excelsior Scholarship” program has admirable goals but also several drawbacks that have stirred up controversy.
State and local governments should be developing life-cycle asset inventories to improve the opportunities of leveraging private resources.
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.
We hope that you enjoy the following selection of readings this weekend. As always, the views expressed in these articles do not necessarily represent the views of the initiative, its co-chairs, task force members or the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC)….
It has been a busy couple of weeks with a lot of new material to read. We hope that you enjoy the following selection of readings. With a focus on international banking given the Fed’s foreign banking organization (FBO) rule…
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…