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Immigration’s Effect on the Social Security System

Economy / Research November 21, 2018

Immigration can mitigate the challenges of an underfunded Social Security System by providing additional workers to support the growing ranks of retirees.

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An Immigration Patchwork in the States

Immigration / Research November 15, 2018

An increasing number of states have enacted their own immigration laws, seeking to regulate issues related to education, enforcement, and employment within their states.

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2018 Primary Election Turnout and Reforms

Governance / Research November 15, 2018

Examination of turnout during the 2018 primary elections, conducted in 49 states and D.C., compared with turnout during the 2014 and 2010 midterm election cycles.

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Improving Care for Patients with Serious Illness: Part Two

Health / Research November 6, 2018

The second report in a two-part series that offers analysis and recommendations to improve support for family caregivers and create a more sustainable direct care workforce.

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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

Nick Hart, Kody Carmody / 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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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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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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Building Prosperity, Stability, and Security Through Strategic Health Diplomacy

National Security / Research July 9, 2018

PEPFAR has evolved rapidly to stay ahead of the HIV pandemic and is now working towards achieving epidemic control and ending AIDS as a public health threat.

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Oversight Matters: What’s Next for Inspectors General

Governance / Research July 9, 2018

The IGs provide an excellent return on the taxpayers’ investment in their work and have become a critical part of the checks and balances in our democratic system.

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