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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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Episode 38: This Week in Immigration

Immigration / Podcast March 27, 2019

This week we discuss the proposed DHS budget, the roll out of the “Remain in Mexico” policy, and the latest immigration decision regarding detention from the Supreme Court.

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Episode 37: This Week in Immigration

Immigration / Podcast March 13, 2019

This week we break down CBP’s latest apprehension numbers at the border, conditions in immigration custody, and what’s going on in immigration on the Hill.

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Episode 2: Agreeing to Disagree – Dr. Laura Brown

Governance / Podcast March 8, 2019

A discussion focusing on trends related to the quality of public discourse and how we can restore the ability to agree to disagree. 

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Episode 1: Agreeing to Disagree – Former Governor David Heineman

Podcast / Podcast March 8, 2019

Former Nebraska Governor David Heineman joins Michele Nellenbach to discuss how he worked with the Nebraska unicameral legislature.

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#30 How Evidence Informs Policy

Evidence / Podcast March 1, 2019

Evidence isn’t just for court rooms anymore, it’s becoming an essential part of good policymaking. BPC’s Nick Hart joins Jordan to explain how bigger and better data can help lawmakers make better laws.

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Episode 36: This Week in Immigration

Immigration / Podcast February 26, 2019

This week we cover President Trump’s national emergency declaration, the border wall, and responses to the administration’s border security and asylum policies.

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