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The Clean Power Plan: What Happens Next?

Blair Beasley / Blog October 10, 2017

The Clean Power Plan would have regulated carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants for the first time.

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Record Number of Cases in Immigration Courts is Simmering Crisis

Hunter Hallman, Cristobal Ramón / Blog October 4, 2017

Making a significant and lasting dent in immigration court backlog will require a massive undertaking.

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DACA Rescinded: An Overview of the Trump Administration’s Decision to End DACA

Cristobal Ramón / Blog September 19, 2017

It remains to be seen which bills from Congress emerge as a permanent solution the 800,000 or more DACA recipients in the United States.

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Management Excellence Tracker

Governance / Blog August 16, 2017

The report covers about 50 key Senate-confirmable management positions from nomination through Senate review to confirmation for the three most recent presidential administrations.

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Podcast Series: What You Need to Know on Immigration

Immigration / Page August 15, 2017

BPC’s What You Need to Know on Immigration podcast is a five-part series that will cover the background, ins and outs, and current status of these key issues in the immigration debate.

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Sugar, Lumber, Dairy: Common NAFTA Trade Irritants

Hunter Hallman, Theresa Cardinal Brown / Blog August 10, 2017

As NAFTA negotiations get started this month, we examine three areas of trade among the North American partners that were not included in NAFTA.

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Don Wolfensberger – Russia sanctions bill: A tale of two signing statements

National Security / News August 9, 2017

President Donald J. Trump was so taken aback by the overwhelming support in Congress for a sanctions bill aimed at Russia.

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After 200 Days, Most Government Management Roles Unfilled

Governance / Press Release August 8, 2017

According to new BPC data, fewer than one-third of critical federal agency management roles have been filled as the Trump administration marks 200 days in office.

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Management Roles in the Trump Administration

Matthew Weil / Blog August 8, 2017

The Trump administration continues to trail its recent predecessors in filling key appointed management positions as we reach the 200-day mark since inauguration.

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Six Month Review of the Legislative Process

Michael Thorning / Blog July 31, 2017

The index provides Americans with crucial metrics for evaluating Congress’s ability to effectively legislate and govern and compares the data against past congresses.

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