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Water Week Spotlight: D.C.’s Environmental Impact Bond

Andy Winkler / Blog March 22, 2017

D.C.’s effort is notable because many cities are similarly grappling with how to design and pay for water infrastructure generally.

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Linking housing, health care for aging seniors

Health / News October 5, 2016

Our rapidly aging society requires us to more effectively integrate our housing and health-care systems to enable America’s seniors to live healthy, independent lives.

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How to Support the Health and Housing Needs of our Nation’s Senior Population?

Housing / Press Release January 13, 2016

The number of older adults (65+) in Pennsylvania reached 2.1 million in 2014—that’s one in six people—making it the fifth-highest in the United States.

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Connecting Housing and Health: A Regional Forum in Philadelphia

Housing / March 23, 2016 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

In the past few years the number of older adults in Pennsylvania grew at twice the rate of the total population to reach 2.1 million, the fifth highest in the U.S.

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Infrastructure Must-Reads, November 30

Infrastructure / Blog November 30, 2015

The staff of BPC’s Executive Council on Infrastructure share some recent publications, speeches, and testimony relevant to infrastructure policy and finance.

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Not Far to Look: Fed’s Newest President Searched, Found Himself

Finance / News June 3, 2015

Patrick Harker, who takes over July 1 as president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, had some advantages over his rivals for the job.

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Between a Rock and a Hard Place: How Failure to Enact Immigration Reform Impacts Law Enforcement Relations Between Localities and the Federal Government

Theresa Cardinal Brown / Blog April 21, 2014

Last week, Mayor Michael Nutter of Philadelphia signed an executive order limiting the cooperation of the city’s law enforcement agency with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on detainers—requests to hold individuals in custody for immigration enforcement. In doing so, Philadelphia joined many other jurisdictions across the country that have enacted such policies in the last several years

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A Snapshot from BPC’s Town Hall Conversation on Public Service

Governance / Blog August 15, 2013

The Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Commission on Political Reform encouraged Americans to engage in public service and reached out to Americans through an online photo contest to see how citizens serve their communities. We asked participants to answer the question:…

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Commission on Political Reform Convenes in Philadelphia for Town Hall on Public Service

Matthew Weil / Blog July 26, 2013

Earlier this week, BPC’s Commission on Political Reform convened in Philadelphia, in view of Independence Hall where our nation’s founders drafted the Constitution 226 summers ago, to discuss public service in America.

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