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BPC Statement on Donald Palmer Nomination to EAC

Governance / Press Release July 13, 2018

Bipartisan Policy Center Fellow Donald Palmer, a former state election director in Florida and Virginia, has been nominated by President Donald Trump to serve on the Election Assistance Commission.

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PEPFAR Benefits Go Beyond Health

National Security / Press Release July 9, 2018

PEPFAR began as a program to reduce HIV in Africa and 15 years later shows a positive impact beyond health, including on U.S. foreign policy and national security.

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New Report: IGs and Improving Oversight

Governance / Press Release July 9, 2018

A new BPC report recommends improving the lines of communication between the 73 independent inspectors general and the agencies they oversee and Congress.

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Congress Continues to Fumble Its Immigration Reform Opportunities

Press Release / Press Release June 27, 2018

The House’s failure to find a consensus path forward comes at a critical point in our nation’s debate over immigration. Only bipartisan solutions will be meaningful and lasting.

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U.S. Debt Projected to Rapidly Grow Over Next 30 Years

Economy / Press Release June 26, 2018

Key takeaways from the new Congressional Budget Office projections, which show a dire long-term outlook for the nation’s finances.

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President’s Government Reform Plan Includes Evidence Proposals

Press Release / Press Release June 21, 2018

While further discussion and planning are needed on the consolidation proposal, the goal to better coordinate evidence-building activities is promising.

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BPC Announces New Board Members, Chair

Governance / Press Release June 19, 2018

The Bipartisan Policy Center is pleased to announce that Maria Contreras-Sweet, 24th administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, and Darlene L. Jordan, executive director of the Gerald R. Jordan Foundation, have joined its board of directors.

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Report: Immigration a Boost for Native-Born Employment

Immigration / Press Release June 18, 2018

A new analysis of employment rates of native-born U.S. workers compared to trends in foreign-born shares of the workforce finds that employment rates for native-born workers in a given local area actually rose by a small amount when more immigrants arrived.

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Treasury Data Reaffirm Deficit Climbing Rapidly

Economy / Press Release June 12, 2018

In the month of May alone, the federal government ran a monthly budget deficit of $147 billion, which was 67 percent higher than the deficit in May 2017.

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The Drawdown of the Medicare and Social Security Trust Funds Has Begun

Economy / Press Release June 6, 2018

The trustees for Social Security and Medicare released their annual reports on the financial status of the two programs.

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