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How Can We Fix the Opioid Crisis: Four Ideas

Anand Parekh, MD, Ashley Ridlon / Blog June 13, 2018

Will enacting hundreds of well-intentioned policy proposals reduce opioid overdose deaths, the numbers of newly addicted Americans, and the costs to society?

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Why Are Families Being Separated at the Border?

Immigration / Blog June 13, 2018

Explaining the new “zero-tolerance policy” against illegal entry into the United States implemented by the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security.

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How Will New International Tax Policies Affect the U.S.?

Economy / Press Release November 2, 2015

BPC will host Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, and a panel of experts to discuss key tax issues.

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Is There an International Tax Policy Crisis in the U.S.?

Economy / November 10, 2015 10:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. ET

Policymakers are analyzing a new plan issued by OECD, an agreement that will significantly impact the tax planning strategies of multinational companies.

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Encouraging Retirement Savings in the Tax Code

Kenneth Megan / Blog October 19, 2015

Federal income tax expenditures for retirement are expected to exceed $800 billion between 2014 and 2018.

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Efforts to Streamline Infrastructure Permitting are Critical for Private Investment

Infrastructure / Press Release September 22, 2015

BPC commends Senators Rob Portman and Claire McCaskill for gaining strong bipartisan support for the Federal Permitting Improvement Act.

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5 of 10 lawmakers who talked most about budgets no longer in Congress

Economy / News February 2, 2015

President Obama’s budget may allow relatively new lawmakers their first crack at working seriously on a budget.

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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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Five Financial Reform Priorities for Congress in 2015

Aaron Klein, Laura Hall / Blog December 23, 2014

With Republicans taking control of both the Senate and the House, the new leadership has promised to show that they can work together and with Democrats – and actually get stuff done.

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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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