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New Poll by BPC and American Heart Association Shows Rural Health May be a Powerful Issue in 2020 Election

Health / Press Release June 12, 2019

Washington, D.C. – A vast majority of Americans, both Democrats and Republicans, consider access to health care in rural communities an important issue. Additionally, three in five voters think it is so important, they would vote for a candidate in the…

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New BPC Case Studies Highlight Successful Use of Evidence in Government

Evidence / Press Release June 11, 2019

Washington, D.C. – The Bipartisan Policy Center today released a new series of real world case studies for government officials seeking to apply rigorous analysis and data in their decision-making. Evidence Works: Cases Where Evidence Meaningfully Informed Policy presents 20 case studies…

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BPC’s Brown: After House Vote, Senate Bipartisanship Crucial on DREAMers and TPS

Immigration / Press Release June 4, 2019

The following is a statement from Theresa Cardinal Brown, director of immigration and cross-border policy at the Bipartisan Policy Center, on today’s House vote to approve protections for DREAMers and TPS holders: “Today’s vote to offer protections to DREAMers and…

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BPC’s Wuerfmannsdobler Named Finalist for CMF Honor

Democracy / Press Release June 3, 2019

The following is a statement from BPC President Jason Grumet: “Congratulations to BPC senior advisor Franz Wuerfmannsdobler on his selection as a finalist for the Congressional Management Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement award. BPC commends the foundation for highlighting the essential contributions of congressional…

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Grumet: Legislation Would Help Boost Military Spouse Employment

Press Release / Press Release May 24, 2019

The following is a statement from Jason Grumet, president of the Bipartisan Policy Center, on new bipartisan, bicameral legislation introduced to ease pathways to employment for spouses of active duty military: “The Bipartisan Policy Center applauds the work of Sens….

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House Passes Bipartisan Retirement Bill, One Step Closer to Becoming Law

Economy / Press Release May 23, 2019

Washington, D.C.– The following is a statement from BPC director of economic policy Shai Akabas on the passage of the bipartisan Setting Every Community up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act of 2019 in the House of Representatives: “Much-needed improvements to…

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BPC’s Schweer on Cassidy-Hassan Paid Family Leave Working Group

Economy / Press Release May 22, 2019

Washington, D.C.– The following is a statement from Adrienne Schweer, a fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center, on the news that Sens. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) will lead a Senate Finance Committee working group on paid family leave:…

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Statement from Dr. Addison K. Stark, Associate Director for Energy Innovation at the Bipartisan Policy Center and Staff Director of the American Energy Innovation Council

Energy / Press Release May 22, 2019

“Increasing energy innovation funding is a key component of addressing climate change, supporting US Manufacturing and increasing economic growth. The boost in critical investments in the House Energy and Water Appropriations bill represents a positive step towards making the down…

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New White Paper: Improving Child Care Facilities Requires Collective Effort

Education / Press Release May 22, 2019

Washington, D.C.– Working parents of young children need to be assured that their children are cared for in safe, developmentally appropriate, and high-quality settings. Children spend much of their time in child care programs, yet very limited data exists on the…

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Grumet: Swagel “Right Person at Right Time” to Lead CBO

Economy / Press Release May 16, 2019

Swagel and his colleagues at CBO will no doubt be tested in the coming years and months, but we believe they are up to the challenge.

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