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Accelerate the Permitting Process

Andy Winkler / Blog February 2, 2017

The complicated and oftentimes lengthy process for environmental reviews and permit approvals can still hold up economically critical projects.

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A Challenge to a Ginnie Mae-Based Approach to Housing Finance Reform

Michael A. Stegman / Blog December 20, 2016

Michael Bright and Ed DeMarco’s proposal to end the conservatorship of the GSEs would use the Ginnie Mae platform to create a new secondary mortgage market.

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4 Ways Infrastructure Can Benefit from Private Partnerships

Jake Varn / Blog December 19, 2016

By leveraging the private sector as a partner, governments can deliver modern infrastructure projects faster and at a lower cost to taxpayers.

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Why Tax Credits Alone Won’t Solve Infrastructure Funding Gap

Sarah Kline / Blog November 30, 2016

Tax credits are just one way of bringing in private capital and they do not eliminate the need for stable, long-term federal infrastructure funding.

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What Does a Trump Presidency Mean for Infrastructure?

Sarah Kline, Andy Winkler / Blog November 22, 2016

Infrastructure enjoys support on both sides of the aisle. As attention turns to 2017, what might a Trump infrastructure proposal look like?

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The Impact of the 2016 Elections on GSE Reform

Michael A. Stegman / Blog November 18, 2016

While the election has surely changed the dynamics of housing finance reform, it is too early in the transition to know in exactly what ways.

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Under Trump, A New Dynamic for U.S.-Turkish Relations

Nicholas Danforth / Blog November 11, 2016

There is undoubtedly a sense that Trump is someone with whom Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan can do business.

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What a Trump Presidency Means for Financial Regulation

Justin Schardin / Blog November 10, 2016

Major changes could be in store for the post-crisis regulatory structure that has been built over the past eight years.

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Trump in the Middle East: A New Strategy or More of the Same?

Blaise Misztal / Blog November 9, 2016

When it comes to the Middle East, the transition from President Obama to President-elect Donald Trump may well exhibit just as much continuity as divergence.

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Addressing Unauthorized Immigrants in America

Lazaro Zamora / Blog November 4, 2016

Both parties will likely need to concede parts of their agenda and conceive of new ideas and proposals to break the political deadlock and build trust.

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