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House Rules Data

Donald R. Wolfensberger / Research October 11, 2018

Rules data on the 112th, 113th, 114th, and 115th Congresses, compiled by BPC resident scholar Donald Wolfensberger.

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Improving Care for Patients with Serious Illness: Part One

Health / Research October 10, 2018

This first report focuses on changes to Medicare payment and delivery models as well as improvements in access to care through telehealth.

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Barriers to Using Government Data

Evidence / Research October 10, 2018

Additional findings from an extended analysis of the commission’s survey, delving deeper into the barriers and priorities acknowledged by surveyed federal offices.

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Deficit Tracker

Economy / Research October 9, 2018

BPC’s economic policy team analyzes the government’s running budget deficit on a monthly basis, using data from the Congressional Budget Office’s Monthly Budget Review.

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The New Middle on Immigration: The View from Texas

Immigration / Research October 5, 2018

Partnering with the SMU’s Mission Foods Texas-Mexico Center, we looked specifically at Texans’ views on the U.S. immigration system.

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Letter from the Task Force on Higher Education Financing and Student Outcomes Co-Chairs

Education / Research September 27, 2018

BPC’s Higher Education Task Force will rethink the federal and state roles in higher education with the goal of better-promoting affordability and accountability.

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The Paths for Voter Registration

Governance / Research September 25, 2018

It’s important to register to vote this September 25th, National Voter Registration Day!

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Explaining Direct Air Capture

Energy / Research September 12, 2018

There is a growing global appetite for clean technologies and products with reduced emissions, which present market opportunities where American businesses can get ahead.

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Testimony by Shai Akabas to the House Republican Policy Committee

Shai Akabas / Research September 12, 2018

Retirement security is a complex problem, and Millennials in some ways face the brunt of those challenges.

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Letter to the Internal Revenue Service on Opportunity Zones Program

Economy / Research September 10, 2018

The Opportunities Zones Program has the potential to incentivize the investment of billions of dollars in underserved communities in the United States

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