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BPC Congratulates Sec. Sonny Perdue

Governance / Press Release April 25, 2017

As a member of BPC’s Governors’ Council and as co-chair of our Nuclear Waste Council, Sonny was a champion for deliberation, discussion, and collaboration.

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States and Localities Open to Consent-Based Approach on Nuclear Waste

Energy / Press Release September 27, 2016

A “consent-based” approach to siting nuclear waste facilities may offer a promising solution to what has been a decades-long stalemate on the issue.

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What We Heard: Exploring Major Themes of the Nuclear Waste Conversation

Energy / October 27, 2015 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. ET

BPC’s Nuclear Waste Council hosted a discussion on the challenges and solutions to America’s nuclear waste management.

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Policy Changes Can Keep Higher Education Accessible, Affordable

Governance / Press Release September 25, 2015

Changes to the federal student loan program can increase competition, transparency and innovation in higher education.

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Bipartisan Bill to Bring State-led Accountability to Education

Chris Gregoire, Jim Douglas / Blog July 22, 2015

No Child Left Behind stifled innovation at every level, from the state to the classroom, in a mad rush to achieve the unachievable.

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Former Governors Applaud Passage of Education Reform with Bipartisan Senate Vote

Governance / Press Release July 16, 2015

The legislation’s final vote of 81-17 is validation of the hard work and bipartisan spirit that Senators Alexander and Murray put into the bill.

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Former Governors: Senate Bill Good Step Forward on ESEA, More Work Needed

Governance / Press Release July 7, 2015

The members of BPC’s Governors’ Council released statements as the Senate begins debate on its Elementary and Secondary Education Act reauthorization bill.

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Former Governors Encouraged by Effort to Bring Greater Clarity to Regulatory Process

Governance / Press Release June 17, 2015

The country is long overdue for conversation about the proper role of federal regulation in the lives of Americans, industries, and state and local governments.

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BPC Governors’ Council Statement on Elementary and Secondary Education Act Reauthorization

Governance / Press Release June 9, 2015

If Congress does not act now to reform and reauthorize ESEA, it could be years before such political will exists again.

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BPC Governors' Council Applauds Progress on Elementary and Secondary Education Act

Governance / Press Release March 25, 2015

Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA) are working to find bipartisan consensus on the nation’s federal education policy.

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