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A Letter to the Public from the Former Public Trustees of Social Security and Medicare

Economy / Research June 14, 2018

This letter provides information about program finances that would typically be included in the public trustees’ annual letter to the public.

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Solutions to the Opioid Crisis: Testimony by Anand Parekh, M.D.

Health / Research May 17, 2018

In 2016 alone, 2.1 million Americans had an opioid use disorder and 42,249 Americans died from overdosing on opioids, 116 every day.

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Testimony by Don R. Wolfensberger to the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform

Donald R. Wolfensberger / Research May 9, 2018

BPC Fellow Donald R. Wolfensberger testified before the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform.

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Testimony by G. William Hoagland: Biennial Budgeting

G. William Hoagland / Research May 9, 2018

BPC Senior Vice President G. William Hoagland testified before the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriation Process Reform regarding the long-debated, but never agreed to, biennial budget and appropriation reform proposal.

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Testimony by Sandy Davis to the House Budget Committee

Sandy Davis / Research March 14, 2018

BPC Senior Advisor Sandy Davis testified before the House Committee on the Budget Oversight of the Congressional Budget Office.

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Letter to the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform

Economy / Research March 9, 2018

Over the last many years, the Bipartisan Policy Center has actively supported the need to reform the congressional budget process.

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BPC Proposals for the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform

Jason Grumet / Research March 9, 2018

BPC President Jason Grumet wrote to the leaders of the new Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform outlining three BPC proposals that are relevant to the budget and appropriation process.

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Bell and Misztal: Spending Flexibility Allows for Military Readiness

Steve Bell, Blaise Misztal / Research March 8, 2018

Senior Advisor Steve Bell and Director of the National Security Program Blaise Misztal wrote to Sens. Thad Cochran (R-MS) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) of the Committee on Appropriations to support spending flexibility for the Department of Defense.  Dear Senator Cochran and…

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Letter in Support of the Child Care and Development Block Grant

Education / Research March 5, 2018

Co-Chairs of BPC’s Early Childhood Initiative, former Sen. Rick Santorum and former Rep. George Miller, wrote to congressional leaders thanking them for prioritizing significant additional funding for the Child Care and Development Block Grant.  

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Former Government Statistical Agency Heads Call for Better Use of Data in Policymaking

Evidence / Research January 24, 2018

Today there are numerous challenges facing our country’s generation of evidence in our decentralized statistical system. But with each of these challenges we observe numerous opportunities to improve.

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