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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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A Guide to the 2018 Social Security and Medicare Trustees’ Reports

Economy / Research August 22, 2018

A summary of our conclusions upon review of the 2018 Social Security and Medicare trustees’ reports, published by the ex officio trustees earlier this year.

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BPC Comments on CEQ Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Infrastructure / Research August 21, 2018

BPC’s Executive Council on Infrastructure submitted comments to the Council on Environmental Quality regarding its advanced notice of proposed rulemaking.

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Improving Care and Lowering Costs for Chronic Care Beneficiaries: Implementing the Bipartisan Budget Act

Health / Research August 20, 2018

This issue brief explores the key decisions CMS, health plans, and states, will make in determining how to implement the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018.

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Tracking Power Sector Changes in the Years Since the Clean Power Plan

Energy / Research August 6, 2018

In the intervening years between these two rule making efforts for the Clean Power Plan by Obama and Trump administrations, the power sector has evolved markedly.

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Main Street Matters: Ideas for Improving Small Business Financing

Economy / Research August 1, 2018

Recommendations from BPC’s Task Force on Main Street Finance on ways to make the financial system work better for small businesses, entrepreneurs, and the U.S. economy.

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