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Episode 42: This Week in Immigration

Immigration / Podcast May 22, 2019

This week “merit-based” immigration, cooperation between local law enforcement and immigration authorities, and U.S. citizenship questions for the new British royal baby.

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Episode 12: The Infrastructure Debate – The $2 Trillion Deal

Infrastructure / Podcast May 14, 2019

It’s been reported that Trump and Democrats agreed to work together on a $2 trillion deal for infrastructure. We walk through the possible legislative outcomes and what is to come next.

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#34 Infrastructure Week

Infrastructure / Podcast May 10, 2019

Jordan LaPier sits down with senior policy analyst Andy Winkler to look at the state of the national conversation around infrastructure.

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Episode 41: This Week in Immigration

Immigration / Podcast May 7, 2019

This week we discuss the deployment of military personnel to the border, immigration legislation, and how Mexico is handling the Central American migration crisis.

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Episode 3: Agreeing to Disagree – Marcus Peacock

Governance / Podcast May 1, 2019

This week, Michele is joined by Marcus Peacock, the Chief Operating Officer at Business Roundtable.

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#33 Ticking Clocks for Social Security and Medicare

Economy / Podcast April 26, 2019

With latest projections out on when the trust funds for Social Security and Medicare will dry up, Jordan is joined by BPC associate director Tim Shaw to discuss why treading water for these programs isn’t enough.

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Episode 40: This Week in Immigration

Immigration / Podcast April 23, 2019

This week we cover the resignation of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, an overview of immigration detention, and trends in interior enforcement.

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#32 The Complexity of America’s Tax Code

Economy / Podcast April 12, 2019

Tax day is just around the corner and for lots of Americans this weekend is going to be a final scramble to get their returns in order and filed. But they’re likely to find the process as confusing and cumbersome as ever.

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Episode 39: This Week in Immigration

Immigration / Podcast April 10, 2019

This week the team discusses President Trump’s threats to shut down the U.S.-Mexico border, decision to cut federal aid to Central America, and the capacity issues facing U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

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#31 Tracking Federal Funding for the Opioid Crisis

Health / Podcast April 2, 2019

We discuss a new BPC report on tracking federal funding given to states to fight the opioid epidemic over the last two years.

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