In the 2016 election, an unorthodox candidate put together an unexpected coalition of states to win the Electoral College while losing the popular vote. As the nation’s demographics change, questions remain about whether this coalition can hold together for Republicans in 2020 and beyond.
Through a two-volume report, Evidence Use in Congress, BPC describes the challenges and offers options for improving the use of evidence in the legislative branch. Volume 2 presents 19 options that aim to align the use of evidence in Congress with its institutions, practices, and norms.
Delivering on the promise of therapeutic antibodies requires policies that not only encourage investment in research and development but also ensure these therapies will be accessible to patients.
Evidence Use in Congress: Challenges for Evidence-Based Policymaking, the first of a two-volume report, outlines three types of barriers facing congressional use of evidence for designing programs, budgeting, and oversight: perception, institutional, and systemic.
BPC’s 13-member task force to explore strategies for promoting healthy nutrition through public programs and policies related to food and health released specific recommendations focused on strengthening and improving the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
In the battle against jihadist terrorism, the digital world is the new ungoverned territory. To prevail, governments will have to deny jihadists the ability to operate securely in these digital realms.
BPC’s Future of Health Care Initiative examines how to stabilize the individual health insurance market in light of major recent changes by the Trump administration and Congress.