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BPC Statement on Michigan Joining the ERIC Voter Registration Program

Press Release / Press Release January 17, 2019

Voter rolls across the country are going to become more accurate and complete in the coming months following the news out of Michigan that the state has joined the leading interstate voter registration data sharing program.

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New Report Explores Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships

Education / Press Release January 16, 2019

For families everywhere, high-quality child care is challenging to find, let alone afford. The Early Head Start – Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP) program, created by Congress in 2014, is one solution to this challenge.

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Evidence Legislation Passed by Congress “Enormous Step” for Effective Policymaking

Evidence / Press Release December 22, 2018

Congress took an enormous step toward improving our country’s ability to develop and use the evidence needed for effective policymaking.

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Bipartisan Recommendations for Evidence-based Policymaking Advance Through Senate

Evidence / Press Release December 19, 2018

The Senate unanimously advanced legislation that addresses 11 of the 22 recommendations from the U.S. Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking.

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Rising U.S. Deficits Continue in New Fiscal Year as Shutdown Looms

Economy / Press Release December 13, 2018

Washington D.C. — The $305 billion deficit for the first two months of Fiscal Year 2019 shows the United States is closing in on trillion dollar deficits if Congress takes no action to stop this trend. “Treasury’s report shows yet…

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New Report Ranks States on Efficient Use of Federal Early Childhood Funds

Education / Press Release December 13, 2018

BPC finds Maryland and the District of Columbia lead the nation in efficient administration of federal funds for early care and education (ECE) programs.

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2018 Farm Bill Strengthens SNAP-Education, Lacks Focus on Diet Quality

Health / Press Release December 12, 2018

More needs to be done in the 116th Congress to make diet quality a priority in the program.

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Healthy Congress Index: Improvement in Appropriations, Days in D.C.

Governance / Press Release November 30, 2018

An improved appropriations process in which Congress enacted five of 12 appropriations bills before the start of fiscal year 2019 resulted in a better functioning Congress.

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BPC’s Hoagland: Budget Process Committee’s Failure a Serious Disappointment, Work Must Continue

Economy / Press Release November 29, 2018

This package deserved and still deserves consideration from congressional leaders and the full House and Senate.

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BPC Releases Policy Framework on Early Childhood Facilities

Education / Press Release November 19, 2018

The policy framework recognizes that the quality of the physical buildings and spaces where children learn, play, and grow are a fundamental part of their development and learning.

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